Liberation Day – Interview with Laibach and director Morten Traavik

In 2015 the industrial group Laibach became the first Western band to ever play a concert in North Korea—a ludicrous state of affairs, and the strangest choice of band there could have been, given Laibach’s history of political provocation. The event is documented in the film Liberation Day (named for the fact that they played … Continue reading Liberation Day – Interview with Laibach and director Morten Traavik

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Blu-Ray Review – The Fabulous Baron Munchausen

Terry Gilliam’s The Adventures of Baron Munchausen is the movie that made me into a film obsessive after my father dragged me to see it in a rep cinema in my hometown of Portland, Oregon. It’s a film that expanded the imagination and possibilities of cinema, and Karel Zeman’s version of Munchausen from 1961 does exactly the … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – The Fabulous Baron Munchausen