How ‘Daughter’ Director Daria Kashcheeva Brought Documentary Aesthetic To Oscar-Nominated Stop-Motion Short

How ‘Daughter’ Director Daria Kashcheeva Brought Documentary Aesthetic To Oscar-Nominated Stop-Motion Short An Oscar-nominated animated short from Daria Kashcheeva, Daughter is the product of the director’s longtime interest in psychology, relationships, and the lasting imprint of childhood experiences. ...

Extreme Cinema – The Idiots (1998)

The Idiots, 1998. Directed by Lars von Trier. Starring Bodil Jørgensen, Jens Albinus, Anne Louise Hassing and Nikolaj Lie Kass. Lars von Trier’s The Idiots features the potentially offensive story of ...

Willem Dafoe on ‘My Hindu Friend’ and Working With Martin Scorsese, Wes Anderson and Lars Von Trier [Interview]

Willem Dafoe on ‘My Hindu Friend’ and Working With Martin Scorsese, Wes Anderson and Lars Von Trier [Interview] When the term character actor is used in film discourse, Willem Dafoe is one of the most common actors to come to the collective mind of cinephiles. However, he is, and always has been, a leading man ...

Mads Mikkelsen Starring In Oscar-Winning Danish Director’s Dark Comedy ‘Riders Of Justice’

Mads Mikkelsen Starring In Oscar-Winning Danish Director’s Dark Comedy ‘Riders Of Justice’ Mads Mikkelsen is leading the cast of Scandi pic Riders Of Justice, the latest feature from Oscar-Winning Danish filmmaker Anders Thomas Jensen. Jensen is a noted screenwriter with more than 30 ...

Bac Films, Snowglobe Unveil Trailer of Berlinale-Bound Danish Thriller ‘Wildland’ (Exclusive)

French sales/distribution company Bac Films and Danish production banner Snowglobe have unveiled the trailer of “Wildland,” Jeanette Nordahl’s female-driven crime thriller which is set to world ...

‘Parasite’ Wins Best Picture From National Society of Film Critics: Complete Winners List

‘Parasite’ Wins Best Picture From National Society of Film Critics: Complete Winners List Bong Joon Ho‘s “Parasite” won Best Picture from the National Society of Film Critics, which met at the Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York City on Saturday to choose its winners for the 54th ...

Lars Von Trier’s ‘The House That Jack Built’ Hits Blu-ray And DVD In February

The House That Jack Built, the latest feature from revered filmmaker Lars von Trier, hits Blu-ray and DVD on February 4 via Scream Factory. The narrative centers on a failed architect and killer ...

Lars von Trier’s “The House That Jack Built” Director’s Cut Makes Blu-ray and DVD Debut February 4

A Lars Von Trier Film The House That Jack Built Director’s Cut of the Shocking Thriller Makes its Blu-ray and DVD Debut February 4, 2019 from Scream Factory Boundary-pushing cinematic visionary Lars ...

The House That Jack Built Director’s Cut Arrives on Blu-ray in February

The film caused mass walkouts and inspired outrage at Cannes last March is coming to Blu-ray with no punches pulled. Look for Lars Von Trier’s Director’s Cut of The House That Jack Built when it ...

Udo Kier on Life Playing Degenerates, From ‘Painted Bird’ to Lars von Trier: ‘I’ve Been to Hell Many Times’

Udo Kier on Life Playing Degenerates, From ‘Painted Bird’ to Lars von Trier: ‘I’ve Been to Hell Many Times’ Udo Kier was sad he didn’t get the call from Lars von Trier to play Satan in the gloomy Dane’s 2018 “The House That Jack Built.” “I’ve been to hell many times, you know,” the cult character actor told ...

The 9 Most Divisive Horror Films of the Decade, From ‘Human Centipede’ to ‘mother!’ (Photos)

“Human Centipede” (2009) Listen … any movie about a deranged doctor stitching three people together, mouth to anus, will cause outrage. The film’s general consensus on Rotten Tomatoes read, ...

Cahiers du Cinema Heralds ‘Twin Peaks: The Return’ as the Best Movie of the 2010s

The long-running publication Cahiers du Cinema released their Top 10 movies of the 2010s list today, and at the top of the list was a controversial choice. David Lynch’s 2017 miniseries Twin Peaks: ...

Cahiers du Cinéma Names ‘Twin Peaks: The Return’ the Best Film of the Decade, TV Be Damned

Cahiers du Cinéma Names ‘Twin Peaks: The Return’ the Best Film of the Decade, TV Be Damned Cahiers du Cinéma, the legendary French film magazine and one of the most prestigious movie publications in the world, has selected David Lynch’s “Twin Peaks: The Return” as the best film of the ...

Cahiers du Cinéma’s Best Of The Decade Includes Films From Lars Von Trier, David Lynch, Leos Carax & More

As we each and every year, December usually features us highlighting some of the biggest top 10 lists that are released. And Cahiers du Cinéma’s list of Best Films is always one that we pay attention ...

Cahiers du cinéma Names David Lynch’s ‘Twin Peaks: The Return’ the Best Film of the Decade

The evolving landscape of the moving image, especially this last decade, has been the subject of endless discussions which we predict will only amplify in the decade(s) to come. Capping off the 2010s, ...

UK box office preview: ‘Honey Boy’, ‘Motherless Brooklyn’ headline quiet week

UK box office preview: ‘Honey Boy’, ‘Motherless Brooklyn’ headline quiet week ‘Frozen II’ will look for a third session at number one. Shia Labeouf’s autobiographical Honey Boy and Edward Norton’s directorial debut Motherless Brooklyn are among the titles opening in a quiet ...

IDfa Honoree Jorgen Leth: ‘I’ve Always Been Working With My Own Passions’

IDfa Honoree Jorgen Leth: ‘I’ve Always Been Working With My Own Passions’ Jørgen Leth hates being called “a multimedia artist,” but the fact is that “filmmaker” doesn’t really do him justice either. Now 82, the Danish polymath has a number of strings to his bow, including ...

National Film School of Denmark director Vinca Wiedemann steps down following student strike

The strike was in protest at changes to the curriculum this year. Vinca Wiedemann has stepped down from her role as director of the National Film School of Denmark, following a week-long student ...

Danish film industry supports strike by national film school students to remove director

Danish film industry supports strike by national film school students to remove director Directors Lone Scherfig, Dagur Kari and Nikolaj Arcel have signed a letter supporting the strike. Directors Lone Scherfig, Dagur Kari and Nikolaj Arcel, and producer Vibeke Wineløv are among the ...

Catherine Deneuve Is ‘Feeling Fine’ but Still Recuperating From Recent Stroke

Catherine Deneuve Is ‘Feeling Fine’ but Still Recuperating From Recent Stroke Nearly two weeks after suffering a stroke reported as minor, French screen icon Catherine Deneuve is “feeling fine” but still recuperating in a Paris hospital, her publicist said Tuesday. The ...

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