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'Nymphomaniac Vol. II' Review: More Provocative and Philosophical Than Vol. I

'Nymphomaniac: Vol. II': More interesting, more provocative, and more philosophical than its predecessor (image: Papou, Charlotte Gainsbourg, and Kookie Ryan in 'Nymphomaniac: Vol. II') (See 'Nymphomaniac: Vol. I' Review: Lars von Trier an 'Actual Genius.) Previously on Nymphomaniac: Vol. I… Adult Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg), beaten and unconscious, is found in […]


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'Nymphomaniac Vol. II' Review: More Provocative and Philosophical Than Vol. I



'Nymphomaniac' Shia LaBeouf Sex Scene Photo 'Teaser'

'Nymphomaniac': Shia LaBeouf sex scene teaser, courtesy of Lars von Trier (image: Stacy Martin and Shia LaBeouf in 'Nymphomaniac') A PG-rated (okay, PG13-rated) still – or publicity shot – from Lars von Trier's (reportedly) sexually explicit Nymphomaniac, starring Shia LaBeouf and newcomer Stacy Martin, was recently posted on the film's […]


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'Nymphomaniac' Shia LaBeouf Sex Scene Photo 'Teaser'



Lars von Trier 'Not Mel Gibson' But Cannes' 'Persona Non Grata' Following 'I Understand Hitler' Remark

This probably isn't the last of Lars von Trier – according to him, his project with Martin Scorsese is still a go – but the 'persona non grata' filmmaker has found the need to explain himself once again, this time to The Hollywood Reporter. Von Trier apparently wants to make […]


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Lars von Trier 'Not Mel Gibson' But Cannes' 'Persona Non Grata' Following 'I Understand Hitler' Remark



'21 Grams' Movie Review: Sean Penn Excellent in Overreaching Drama

Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, 21 Grams Shot in documentary-style, 21 Grams is a bleak, unnecessarily convoluted, and surprisingly powerful drama about three individuals linked to both one another and the immediacy of death. (Note: This review contains spoilers.) Paul (Sean Penn) is a dying man in dire need of a […]


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'21 Grams' Movie Review: Sean Penn Excellent in Overreaching Drama



'Antichrist' Movie Review: Lars von Trier Directs Sexually Daring Charlotte Gainsbourg

Charlotte Gainsbourg,, Antichrist Into the Woods (a.k.a, Satan's Church) It goes without saying that Lars Von Trier's Antichrist is a disturbing and controversial film. I will not lie; the only reason I decided to watch it was because it was a play instantly on my Netflix queue, and even then, […]


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'Antichrist' Movie Review: Lars von Trier Directs Sexually Daring Charlotte Gainsbourg



Cannes Winners: From Michael Haneke to Xavier Dolan

Cannes Film Festival winner 'The White Ribbon,' directed by Michael Haneke. One of the 2009 Cannes Film Festival's clear favorites, Michael Haneke's The White Ribbon, a stark tale about a small northern German town beset by strange happenings right before the beginning of World War I, took the Palme d'Or […]


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Cannes Winners: From Michael Haneke to Xavier Dolan



Cannes Palme d'Or Favorites & Other Categories

Best Actress Charlotte Gainsbourg as a bereaved mother in Antichrist. Penélope Cruz, Almodóvar's diva in Broken Embraces. Abbie Cornish as Fanny Brawne in Bright Star. Katie Jarvis as an aimless teenager in Fish Tank. Giovanna Mezzogiorno as Benito Mussolini's secret mistress Ida Dalser in Vincere. Best Screenplay favorites Any of […]


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Cannes Palme d'Or Favorites & Other Categories



'Curse of the Golden Flower' Among Best Foreign Language Film Oscar Entries

Charlotte Gainsbourg in 'Nuovomondo' a.k.a. 'Golden Door' 'Nuovomondo,' 'Curse of the Golden Flower': 2007 Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award submissions Italy's choice for the 2007 Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award is Emanuele Crialese's Golden Door / Nuovomondo, winner of several prizes at the 2006 Venice Film Festival, among […]


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'Curse of the Golden Flower' Among Best Foreign Language Film Oscar Entries