Breaking the Waves
//Features

Part 5: The Return of the Auteur | 21 Jun 2007 // 6:00 PM

That noise you heard near the start of the new millennium was the creative din of a brash new breed of filmmakers tearing down the traditions of mainstream moviemaking. Their motion picture mission statements -- including the ones featured on this list -- remain the rulebook for new generations of anxious film artists.

//Columns

Katrin Cartlidge: The Working Actress | 28 Aug 2008 // 6:00 PM

Whether it was through silence, grotesquerie, fury or intelligence (or, at times, lack of intelligence), Cartlidge was not afraid to upturn the dark corners of the women she portrayed.

//Reviews

Von Trier's Cinema as Literature in 'Breaking the Waves' | 7 Dec 2014 // 10:00 PM

Lars Von Trier’s cinema, particularly in Breaking the Waves, is an acknowledgement of film as an offshoot of literature and the heritage of storytelling.

'Breaking the Waves' Has the Touch of the Divine | 14 May 2014 // 2:00 AM

If only for its artistic value, Breaking the Waves will always be a reminder that we can come in touch with the divine even when we’re unsure of its existence.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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