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The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2012
31 Jan 2013 // 5:10 PM
From classics to contemporary television, the typical titles and the surprising outsider choices, the year in home video was just as divisive, and delightful, as the rest of our meaningful media.
Essential Film Performances - 2012 Edition Part Three
19 Jun 2012 // 6:10 PM
PopMatters follows up our hugely popular 100 Essential Female and Male Performances feature and 2010 update with 50 additions to the essentials list. Part three features Kirsten Dunst, Kirk Douglas and more...
Films for Fans of Visionary Directors
4 Aug 2014 // 9:30 PM
In film, "visionary" has become a marketing adjective, like "iconic". Here, on the matter of visionary directors, we separate the claret from the beaujolais, if you will.
The Illusion of Identity in Lars Von Trier's Antichrist
26 Apr 2010 // 5:00 PM
Lars von Trier suggests that the terrible and the horrific are not to be found in the abnormal behaviour of an outsider, but within our relationships, and the play of domination and submission in everyday life.
The Extended Director's Cut of 'Nymph()maniac' Is the Must See Version
15 Jan 2015 // 9:10 PM
The fully realized five hour version of Lars Von Trier's Nymph()maniac feels as worthy of revisits as your copy of Crime and Punishment or Ulysses.
Von Trier's Cinema as Literature in 'Breaking the Waves'
7 Dec 2014 // 10:00 PM
Lars Von Trier’s cinema, particularly in Breaking the Waves, is an acknowledgement of film as an offshoot of literature and the heritage of storytelling.
In 'Nymph()maniac - The Director's Cut', More Actually Is More
17 Oct 2014 // 9:00 AM
Even with all its XXX gimmickry, Nymph()maniac remains grounded in character. From someone like Von Trier, we'd expect nothing less, and we even get a lot more.
'Nymph()maniac - Vol. 2': From Lust to Loss
4 Apr 2014 // 3:13 AM
Even with all its XXX gimmickry, Nymph()maniac remains grounded in character. From someone like Lars von Trier, we'd expect nothing less... and we get a lot more.
Lars von Trier says he doesn't deserve a Palme d'Or
19 May 2011 // 2:16 AM
MOUGINS, France — On Wednesday, Lars von Trier set off a worldwide firestorm when, in his typically provocative way, he attempted to make a number of
Cannes 2011: Director Lars von Trier retracts Nazi comment, apologizes
19 May 2011 // 12:11 AM
CANNES, France — Danish director Lars von Trier, an auteur provocateur known for his controversial films, apologized Wednesday after joking with reporters at the Cannes Film