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Melancholia

Awkward Or Adorable?

Posted 12.27.2011 | Entertainment

Kirsten Dunst is lending a little thoughtfulness to R.E.M.'s latest (and last) music video, "We All Go Back To Where We Belong." After the long-tim...

Cinema, Buzz and Champagne in the Hamptons

Erica Abeel | Posted 12.19.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Every time you look, a new film festival has surfaced, both here and abroad. In fact, year-round you could just surf one fest to the next, without missing a beat. Given this daunting surfeit, what makes the Hamptons International Film Festival zoom to the forefront?

Anticipating Doomsday at the 49th New York Film Festival: Melancholia and 4:44 Last Day on Earth

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.06.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

If the world ends any time soon, as threatened for 2012, what will the last day on earth look like? That is the dominant conceit for two films in this year's New York Film Festival.

Kirsten Dunst and Charlotte Gainsbourg Discuss "Melancholia," Personal Style and Beauty Tips

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 01.18.2013 | Style

Patrick McMullan In Lars von Trier’s award-winning film, Melancholia, Kirsten Dunst and Charlotte Gainsbourg play sisters who, in spite of debilita...

Apocalypse: If Not Now, Maybe Next Week?

Erica Abeel | Posted 12.04.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

A hallmark of this year's New York Film Festival: a sense of impending doomsday. First, Abel Ferrara's rather goofy 4:44 Last Day on Earth, then Melancholia by Lars von Trier.

Controversial Director Goes To Nazi Territory Again, Reveals Jewish Roots

Posted 11.07.2011 | Entertainment

Lars Von Trier just can't help himself when it comes to the Nazi talk. This time around, though, he's bringing a whole lot more nuance to the conversa...

Kirsten Dunst's Apocalypse Wedding Story: A Peek Inside

Posted 11.03.2011 | Entertainment

Following a press conference that nearly sentenced the film to a public death before it could even hit theaters, Lars von Trier's end-of-the-world "Me...

'A Beautiful Move About The End Of The World'

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 10.31.2011 | Home

"A beautiful movie about the end of the world." That's the tagline describing "Melancholia," the forthcoming film by Lars von Trier ("Antichrist," ...

Von Trier To Release 'Hardcore' & 'Softcore' Versions Of Next Film

Posted 10.02.2011 | Arts

Getting a film past the censors must be difficult when it's titled "Nymphomaniac" and its description in the Guardian is "the erotic life of a woman f...

Von Trier's 'Dancer In The Dark' Turned Into Opera

nytimes.com | ZACHARY WOOLFE | Posted 10.01.2011 | Arts

If Sarah Bernhardt's definitive performance in Victorien Sardou's 1887 play "La Tosca" had been available through Netflix, would Puccini ever have bas...

A Conversation with "Nazi" Lars Von Trier About Melancholia

Karin Badt | Posted 07.26.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Although he has perhaps destroyed his future at Cannes, Lars Von Trier's Melancholia is one of his best films. Von Trier exposes his inner wounds with wild imagination, and this is why he earns respect, despite his notorious provocative personality.

Lars von Trier: If Hitler Made A Good Movie, Cannes Should Show It

Posted 07.22.2011 | Entertainment

For the record, Lars von Trier says he's not an anti-semite, does not agree with the Holocaust, and is not Mel Gibson. But the provocative filmmaker, ...

'Nazi' Director BANNED From Cannes Film Fest

Posted 07.19.2011 | Entertainment

Lars von Trier said he was sorry "if he hurt someone" with his remarks claiming to be a Nazi at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, but the Festiva...

Lars Von Trier's Real Dogma

Michael Seitzman | Posted 07.18.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Seitzman

Amidst the sarcastic humor and careless arrogance, Lars Von Triers venomous Anti-Semitism and callousness is deadly serious, frighteningly self-assured, and stunningly ignorant.

Director Lars Von Trier: 'I'm A Nazi... I Understand Hitler'

Posted 07.18.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE: von Trier has issued an apology at the behest of the organizers of the Cannes Film Festival. “If I have hurt someone this morning by the ...

Top 5 Films At Cannes 2011

Posted 07.12.2011 | Arts

Right now all eyes are on the French Riviera. The 64th Annual Cannes Film Festival rolled out its red carpet and opened on May 11th with Woody Allen's...