Tag Archives: Lars von Trier

Shia LaBeouf allegedly dating current costar

HollywoodNews.com: Shia LaBeouf is rumored to have split with his longtime girlfriend, Karolyn Pho, but it seems that he didn’t stay single for long. LaBeouf has allegedly already moved on with Mia Goth who is his costar in the controversial Lars Von Trier film ‘Nymphomaniac,’ states RadarOnline. The two are[...]

Lars von Trier questioned by police about Nazi-Hitler comments

HollywoodNews.com: “Melancholia” director Lars von Trier just had his pr firm send out this statement regarding his Hitler and Nazi comments from last May’s Cannes Film Festival. Apparently he was questioned by police in Denmark–that’s where North Zealand is. So even at home he’s in trouble from staying stupid and[...]

Lars von Trier really isn’t sorry for those Nazi comments

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: I miss the days when we spent more time talking about the images Lars von Trier put up on the screen rather than the comments he makes in the post-screening press conference. The “Melancholia” director put his foot in his mouth in Cannes earlier this year[...]

“Melancholia,” “We Need to Talk About Kevin” kick start TIFF 2011 coverage – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The 2011 Toronto International Film Festival is underway, and I’m staring at back-to-back, five-movie days Thursday and Friday. But where else in the world can a voracious cine-geek move from one Cannes buzzer (Lars von Trier’s “Melancholia”) to another (Lynne Ramsay’s “We Need to Talk About[...]

Is Film Director Lars von Trier a Nazi?

HollywoodNews.com: “Melancholia” director Lars von Trier is still dealing with the fallout from his crazy comments in Cannes about being a Nazi. The whole thing has become incredibly strange, too. But it shows how a slip of the tongue in the era of instant global communication can change your life.[...]

Lars Von Trier’s Nazi comments officially costing him business

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: By most accounts, “Dancer In the Dark” director Lars Von Trier’s comments to Cannes press about being a Nazi and understanding Hitler were overblown. The controversial filmmaker takes certain pride in stirring the proverbial pot, so him saying something shocking to the media isn’t exactly shocking.[...]

Lars Von Trier tells Cannes press he’s a Nazi, understands Hitler

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Lars Von Trier has attracted controversy with the disturbing visual images he includes in his challenging films. Yet while his latest, “Melancholia,” is receiving relatively positive remarks at Cannes, comments the director made during a press conference have cast him back into the spotlight. “For a[...]

Martin Scorsese jumps through Von Trier’s “Obstructions”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: For film geeks, this news is bliss. In 2003, Danish auteur Lars Von Trier (“Dogville”) puts his friend and fellow filmmaker Jorgen Leth through a series of directorial exercises. Called “The Five Obstructions,” Leth was forced to follow Von Trier’s absurd requests when it came to[...]

Cannes Film Fest lures “Pirates,” celebrities and “The Beaver”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Some films were expected (hello, “The Tree of Life”). Some were complete surprises (Almodovar’s “The Skin I Live In”). But just about every title announced as part of the 64th Cannes Film Festival carried serious weight and anticipation. Malick, Almodovar, Miike, Von Trier, Ramsay and Allen[...]

Kirsten Dunst, Kiefer Sutherland in “Melancholia” trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Lars Von Trier’s movies aren’t for most people. But with a cast that includes bankable stars such as Kirsten Dunst and Kiefer Sutherland, as well as incredibly talented actors like Alexander Skarsgard, Stellan Skarsgard, John Hurt and Charlotte Rampling, there’s hope that the director might finally[...]