Memories of Murder + The House That Jack Built

Memories of Murder + The House That Jack Built
Podcast: Double Feature
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Punishing cinema gets criminal. Memories of a Murder subvert the ringer trope. What makes this Bong Joon-ho film truly upsetting. South Kore...

Posted April 25, 2021
Hosted by Eric Thirteen & Michael Koester
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Punishing cinema gets criminal. Memories of a Murder subvert the ringer trope. What makes this Bong Joon-ho film truly upsetting. South Korean cinema creeps up on Double Feature in a retrospective of the films covered so far. The unrated cut of The House That Jack Built and the MPAA fuckery that caused it. A report from the sold-out one-night-only showing of Lars von Trier’s uncut killing spree. Art is Murder. No, you’re thinking of The Smith’s song. Getting away without rolling the eyes. How The House That Jack Built provokes in new ways. The stories about Lars and how they feed into the controversial film. Always remember: fuck Hulu.

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Memories of Murder

Memories of Murder


Released: May 2, 2003
Runtime: 132 min | IMDB | Wikipedia

Director: Bong Joon-ho
Writer: Bong Joon-ho, Shim Sung-bo
Starring: Song Kang-ho, Kim Sang-kyung, Kim Roe-ha

1986 Gyunggi Province. The body of a young woman is found brutally raped and murdered. Two months later, a series of rapes and murders commences under similar circumstances. And in a country that had never known such crimes, the dark whispers about a serial murderer grow louder. A special task force is set up in the area, with two local detectives Park Doo-Man and Jo Young-Goo joined by a detective from Seoul who requested to be assigned to the case.

The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built


Released: October 4, 2018
Runtime: 152 min | IMDB | Wikipedia

Director: Lars von Trier
Writer: Lars von Trier
Starring: Matt Dillon, Bruno Ganz, Uma Thurman

Failed architect, engineer and vicious murderer Jack narrates the details of some of his most elaborately orchestrated crimes, each of them a towering piece of art that defines his life's work as a serial killer for twelve years.

 
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