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.
Lars von Trier has revealed that he is undergoing treatment for drugs and alcohol addiction. Speaking to the newspaper Politiken
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.
THE END JIM: Rachelle? Rachelle, please look at us. CHAPTER ONE: Knife play Yesterday we received word that performance artist
Yesterday we learned that Marina Abramovic publicly solicited Lars Von Trier to aid her in the creation of “Seven Deaths
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.
And so, like Oscar, through a drug deal gone very bad, she enters the void and gets a glimpse past the vista afforded not
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.
Photograph by Kristan Lawson, used with permission. Having struggled with low self-esteem for many years -- my new book Unworthy
Lars von Trier is an incurable romantic.
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.
"I could suddenly see the order in all this mess. I wanted to be one of his things." "it's extremely common to react sexually
But "Nymphomaniac" -- which would have received an NC-17 rating (were it rated) for massive amounts of graphic, yet "joyless
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.
Martin: Yeah, anything that’s penetrative sex, there’s a porn double there. I had a prosthetic vagina, so the scene with
Downtown Manhattan's Sunshine Cinema, a Landmark Theatres venue, is offering free admission for little ones with the price
So is Divergent the new Hunger Games? Or Twilight? Or even Harry Potter?
December 2013: Gainsbourg is back at it in the movie's final appetizer, which finds her using a man's genitals as a "very