READER RECOMMENDATION: BORGMAN

Reader review by Hendrik Jacobus Mostert. Also see Ryan Aarset’s official List Candidate review. DIRECTED BY: Alex van Warmerdam FEATURING: Jan Bijvoet, Hadewych Minis, Jeroen Perceval PLOT: A mysterious drifter invades the home of an upper-class family, only to bring chaos into their lives. WHY IT SHOULD MAKE THE LIST: The main character, Camiel (Bijvoet) … Continue reading READER RECOMMENDATION: BORGMAN

LIST CANDIDATE: BORGMAN (2013)

DIRECTED BY: Alex van Warmerdam FEATURING: Jan Bijvoet, Hadewych Minis, Sara H. Ditlevsen PLOT:  A dangerous group of criminals are lead by a strangely charismatic man named Camiel Borgman, who terrorizes a family after being let into their home. WHY IT SHOULD MAKE THE LIST:  Dumping dead bodies in a lake and taking a dip … Continue reading LIST CANDIDATE: BORGMAN (2013)

WEIRD HORIZON FOR THE WEEK OF 9/12/2104

Our weekly look at what’s weird in theaters, on hot-off-the-presses DVDs, and on more distant horizons… Trailers of new release movies are generally available on the official site links. IN THEATERS (LIMITED RELEASE): Archaeology Of A Woman: An elderly woman with dementia is a suspect in a murder investigation. Slant calls it “Lynchian” (albeit in … Continue reading WEIRD HORIZON FOR THE WEEK OF 9/12/2104

WEIRD HORIZON FOR THE WEEK OF 6/6/2014

Our weekly look at what’s weird in theaters, on hot-off-the-presses DVDs, and on more distant horizons… Trailers of new release movies are generally available on the official site links. IN THEATERS (LIMITED RELEASE): Borgman (2013): Strange things happen when a rich woman harbors a mysterious fugitive. From the intriguing Dutchman Alex van Warmerdam, who says … Continue reading WEIRD HORIZON FOR THE WEEK OF 6/6/2014