Lars von Trier
A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence is a philosophical comedy, Monty Python meets Kierkegaard, with the title of Damien Hirst's famous sharkwork, "The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living," thrown in for good keeping.
Vera Brittain's Testament of Youth, the famed memoir of the author's time as a nurse during World War I, is now a major motion picture perfectly poised for summer. Leave it to David Heyman, the producer of the Harry Potter films, to put this book on screen.
What does an angst-ridden comedienne tackling abortion onstage and in her personal life, a closeted heir to a vast fortune with a yen for Olympic-bound wrestlers, and a concierge bedding septuagenarians have in common? They are all characters in films selected by the curators of the Museum of Modern Art.
PROLOGUE Jim enters with a brown paper bag over his head. In one hand he holds a tape player, recording Rachelle's cries
Yesterday we learned that Marina Abramovic publicly solicited Lars Von Trier to aid her in the creation of “Seven Deaths
Livestream: All 3 Channels of New York Comic Con + The NYC Premieres of Lars Von Trier's Most Important Film & Sonwden Doc Citizen Four
Today the Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Comic-Book, Pop-Cult explosion-slash-promotional orgy that is Comic Con begins its annual four-day Operation: Occupy Javits, and this weekend NYCC screens the best film of the year, while the NYFF screens one of the most anticipated docs of the year.
Besson's Lucy & The Abrogation of The Pandora, Eve Myths + Guardians of The Galaxy = $1B + An Early Guess On the Best Original Song Oscar-Winner (VIDEO)
Simply put, this is the other best movie I've seen this year, along with the great Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac (about which
Charlotte Gainsbourg is quite opposite in person to how she appears in Asia Argento's new dark comedy Misunderstood where she plays a narcissistic, selfish mother who cares more about her sexual exploits and piano-playing than her little girls.
Mark Burnett's Jesus movie Son of God clocks in at two hours and 18 minutes. But director Lars Von Trier knows that if you want to tell a story about someone important, like a nymphomaniac, you're going to need more time, which is why his Nymph()maniac is made up of two films with a combined running time of four hours.
The final minute of a Lars von Trier movie threatens to make or break every other frame of the preceding spectacle, to justify or condemn all that led up to the punch line.
An independent New York City movie theater is being criticized by moms for including Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac: Vol
After more than two decades of treating and writing about sexual addiction, I've developed a modicum of expertise. As such, whenever a new film about sexual addiction debuts, such as the just released Nymphomaniac: Volume I, I get hit with a barrage of all sorts of interesting questions.
But did you feel like you needed to put your heads together to discuss characterization? Did you know when auditioning that
So is Divergent the new Hunger Games? Or Twilight? Or even Harry Potter?
March 2014: "Vol. I" opens in U.S. theaters. May 2012: Louise Vesth, a producer for Danish film company Zentropa, confirms
Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac" was split into two parts for general audiences. "Volume 1" is out now via on-demand services