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This Spring's Movie Selections Offer Fresh Surprises

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 04.12.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Sandwiched between the chest-thumping ambition of awards season and the swaggering spectacle of summer, spring movie-going is usuall...

ReThink Review: Nymph()maniac vol. I and II -- When Sex Gets Unsexy

Jonathan Kim | Posted 04.04.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

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.

Sex! Violence! Religion! Cinema! (Not Another Biblical Epic, But Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac

S. Brent Plate | Posted 04.01.2014 | Entertainment
S. Brent Plate

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.

What's The Word On 'Nymphomaniac'?

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 03.28.2014 | Entertainment

Lars von Trier's four-hour "Nymphomaniac," which is being released in two "volumes," is a sexual odyssey that could be described as thoughtful, provoc...

James Franco and Shia LaBeouf Flirt with Triple-X, But Do They Really Score?

Robert Hofler | Posted 03.27.2014 | Entertainment
Robert Hofler

We're talking erections, penetration and ejaculation here. The big EPE, as it's known in the trade, is what turns an X-rated movie into triple-X fare. We're talking erections, penetration and ejaculation here. The big EPE, as it's known in the trade, is what turns an X-rated movie into triple-X fare.

Moms Outraged That Theater Offers Free ‘Nymphomaniac' Tickets For Babies

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 03.23.2014 | Weird News

They say kids grow up pretty fast in New York. An independent New York City movie theater is being criticized by moms for including Lars von Trier'...

'Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1' Comes With Too Many Metaphors But Just Enough Laughs

Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.22.2014 | Entertainment
Matthew Jacobs

Even though "Nymphomaniac" sometimes inches along at a dull pace, von Trier has crafted a sex drama that avoids tripping over itself in pretentiousness.

Thoughts on Nymphomaniac: Volume 1

Robert Weiss | Posted 03.20.2014 | Entertainment
Robert Weiss

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.

Matthew Jacobs

What It Was Like To Film All That Explicit Sex In 'Nymphomaniac'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.20.2014 | Entertainment

Speaking with Charlotte Gainsbourg and newcomer Stacy Martin about "Nymphomaniac" leads to the discovery they crafted the same character -- a sex addi...

Babies Can See 'Nymphomaniac' For Free

Posted 03.20.2014 | Entertainment

Kids in Florida almost got a taste of "Nymphomaniac" in December, and now babies in New York City will get their share of Lars von Trier's controversi...

Two Years Of 'Nymphomaniac' Controversy In One Timeline

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment

Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac"; or, the movie of endless controversy. The notorious director, known for his distinctive aesthetic and abrasive person...

The 'Nymphomaniac: Volume II' Trailer Loves Its Filthy, Dirty Lust

Posted 03.18.2014 | Entertainment

Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac" was split into two parts for general audiences. "Volume 1" is out now via on-demand services and in limited release in...

Matthew Jacobs

Uma Thurman On Her Controversial Sex Drama And Gay Rights

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.17.2014 | Entertainment

"You’re sitting on the perfect couch to be talking about it," Uma Thurman told me when I plopped down across from her at New York City's Crosby Stre...

With Nymphomaniac, Lars von Trier Delivers Brainy X-Rate Shocker

Erica Abeel | Posted 03.14.2014 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

When Lars von Trier announced a while back in Cannes that he planned to make a film about a nymphomaniac, eyes rolled or appetites were whetted, depending on how one felt about the bad boy auteur of international cinema.

Mike Ryan

Christian Slater's Man-Crush On Benedict Cumberbatch

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 03.13.2014 | Entertainment

I didn't know quite what to expect before meeting Christian Slater. Over his career, Slater has sure earned his reputation as a "bad boy" (a term he u...

'Nymphomaniac' Banned

AP | Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's film board has banned the screening of director Lars von Trier's movie "Nymphomaniac Volume 1" at cinemas in the coun...

(R)evolution at the 64th Berlinale: Clooneymania to Nymphomania Climaxing in a Double Decker Zeitgeist

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 02.21.2014 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Along with a full circle (r)evolution beyond the Uncertainty Principle, the underlying signature of this Berlinale is that European specialty: no holds barred sex exploding mainstream.

Shia LaBeouf Walks Out Of 'Nymphomaniac' Press Conference

AP | Posted 02.09.2014 | Entertainment

BERLIN (AP) — Actor Shia LaBeouf hit the Berlin Film Festival in memorable style Sunday, first walking out of a press conference for the film "Nymph...

'Nymphomaniac II' Ban Reversed

AP | Posted 01.31.2014 | Entertainment

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's cinema board has lifted its ban on Danish director Lars von Trier's movie "Nymphomaniac II." The National Cente...

'Nymphomaniac: Part Two' Trailer Is Not What You'd Expect

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.29.2014 | Entertainment

We thought we knew what to expect from Lars Von Trier's gritty sex saga "Nymphomaniac," but then the reviews from Sundance raved about how "Part One" ...

'Nymphomaniac II' Banned By Cinema Board

AP | Posted 01.29.2014 | Entertainment

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The Romanian cinema board has declared Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac II" unfit for public viewing, a decision the distrib...

Wes Anderson, George Clooney Movies Among Berlin Film Festival Lineup

AP | Posted 01.28.2014 | Entertainment

BERLIN (AP) — A list of the movies being shown in the official program at this year's Berlin International Film Festival, which runs from Feb. 6-16....

Charlotte Gainsbourg Isn't Messing Around In New NSFW 'Nymphomaniac' Clip

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Lars von Trier's graphic sex drama "Nymphomaniac" will be told in eight chapters, and we've now seen a clip from each. An excerpt from "The Gun," the ...

The First Reviews Of 'Nymphomaniac' Are Here

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

After months of suggestive posters, NSFW clips and Shia LaBeouf in the buff, the lucky elite have finally had Lars von Trier's sex drama "Nymphomaniac...

New 'Nymphomaniac' Clip Is Nothing Like The Others

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

"Nymphomaniac" star Charlotte Gainsbourg has submitted herself to the throes of sadomasochistic pleasure (oxymoron much?) in many of the previous "Nym...