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Malick's Tree Of Life To Be Planted At Cannes

Terrence Malick's much awaited The Tree of Life , starring Brad Pitt and Sean Penn, is among the films selected to compete for the Palme d'Or, the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival, which...

Gemma Arterton Wants Aronofsky Collaboration

Gemma Arterton wants to work with Darren Aronofsky. The 'Tamara Drewe' actress cites the director's ballet thriller 'Black Swan' as her favourite movie of the last 12 months and has issued an open plea for...

Gemma Arterton's Disappearance Love

Gemma Arterton's new film 'The Disappearance of Alice Creed' is "up her street". The British actress admits the thriller - which was filmed entirely on the Isle of Man - is a departure from her...

Kirsten Dunst Cast In Melancholia

Kirsten Dunst has been cast in new sci-fi disaster movie 'Melancholia'. The 27-year-old actress will star alongside Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland and Udo Kier in the film, which will be directed by Lars von Trier....

Scorsese To Remake Taxi Driver ? With De Niro?

What appeared to be a far-fetched rumor circulating around the Berlin Film Festival that Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro and Lars Von Trier would team up to remake the 1976 classic Taxi Driver suddenly were...

No Taxi Driver For Von Trier

LARS VON TRIER's business partner has dismissed rumours the Danish director is in talks with MARTIN SCORSESE and ROBERT DE NIRO to resurrect TAXI DRIVER - blasting the reports as "rubbish."The new movie was rumoured...

Antichrist Rules Danish Film Awards

LARS VON TRIER's controversial movie ANTICHRIST was the big winner at Denmark's most prestigious prize-giving - picking up seven coveted Robert Awards.The film, starring Willem Dafoe and Charlotte Gainsbourg, received mixed reviews because of its...

Dafoe In Therapist's Office For Antichrist

Actor WILLEM DAFOE visited a therapist's office for the first time in his life to prepare for his role as a psychiatrist in LARS VON TRIER's horror/drama ANTICHRIST.The star was desperate to work with the...

Gainsbourg Feared Von Trier's Anxiety Attacks

CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG was terrified of taking on a role in LARS VON TRIER's horror/drama ANTICHRIST after the film-maker warned he was suffering panic attacks that could force him to quit the shoot.The actress was desperate...

Palme D'or Could Bring Haneke Into Spotlight, Says Expert

Michael Haneke's Palme d'Or win could see a new audience exposed to the Austrian director's style, says the UK's pre-eminent expert on the filmmaker.Haneke won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday...

By on 25 May 2009

Von Trier Film Arouses Anger, Admiration At Cannes

Danish director Lars von Trier has created a storm of controversy at Cannes over his latest film, Antichrist, a horror film that is competing at this year's festival and was screened on Monday. (It was...

Von Trier Film Booed At Cannes

Danish moviemaker LARS VON TRIER's new film ANTICHRIST was booed at the Cannes Film Festival in France on Sunday night (17May09) by critics who disliked what they saw. The film stars Willem Dafoe and Charlotte Gainsbourg...

Tarantino And Cantona Up For Palme D'or

Quentin Tarantino's new film and a drama featuring former footballer Eric Cantona are among productions vying for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.Cannes chiefs Gilles Jacob and Thierry Fremaux unveiled a list of...

By on 23 April 2009

Sinatra's From Here To Eternity Turn Tops Acting Poll

Frank Sinatra's performance in From Here To Eternity has been voted the best ever acting performance by a musician.Ol' Blue Eyes was renowned for his voice but performances in On The Town, The Manchurian Candidate...

By on 01 August 2008

Von Trier Future Filmmaking In Doubt

Danish director LARS VON TRIER's depression has put his future film-making career in doubt. The Dogville helmer, who was admitted to hospital earlier this year (07) due to the illness, admits his depressed state has...

Directors Share Movie-going Memories

Legendary filmmakers including ROMAN POLANSKI, THE COEN BROTHERS, DAVID CRONENBERG and LARS VON TRIER have all signed up for a Cannes Film Festival project to reveal what it means to go to the movies. The...

East Of Bucharest Wins Best Film Award

Romanian director CORNELIU PORUMBOIU had double reason to celebrate this weekend (30SEP06) after his political film 12:08 EAST OF BUCHAREST clinched two top prizes at Copenhagen's Fourth International Film Festival. The movie picked up the...

Von Trier Embraces Horror

DOGVILLE director LARS VON TRIER has confirmed his horror project ANTICHRIST will go ahead - despite a plot leak two years ago (04) seeing the film shelved. The maverick movie-maker is determined to try his...

Bryce's Dad Warned About Von Trier

BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD was "upset" when her director father RON HOWARD warned her against working with demanding film-maker LARS VON TRIER - because she insists he's "the sweetest little man". The 25-year-old actress was auditioning...

Kidman Confirmed For Compass

Newlywed NICOLE KIDMAN is set to star as MRS COULTER in THE GOLDEN COMPASS, the film version of the first of PHILIP PULLMAN's bestselling HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy. ABOUT A BOY movie-maker CHRIS WEITZ will...

Emily Watson Turned Down Amelie

Hit French movie AMELIE was originally written for British actress EMILY WATSON - but she couldn't speak the language. Movie maker JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET felt sure Watson could master the language when he created his...

Deneuve Recalls Bjork's 'Wild' Behaviour On Movie Set

BJORK's wayward behaviour angered director LARS VON TRIER when she failed to turn up to rehearsals for his 2000 film DANCER IN THE DARK, according to her co-star CATHERINE DENEUVE. Deneuve claims the Icelandic...

Bjork Pleased She Broke Acting Promise

Icelandic pop star BJORK is thrilled she broke her promise to ditch acting, because her collaboration with artist lover MATTHEW BARNEY in DRAWING RESTRAINT 9 has been a staggering success. The eccentric singer, who...

Bell Exposes Trier's Nude Habits

Award-winning teen star JAMIE BELL had an unforgettable time filming with LARS VON TRIER on the new drama DEAR WENDY, as the eccentric film maker spent his entire time on set in the nude....

Kidman To Complete Von Trier Trilogy

Screen beauty NICOLE KIDMAN will work with maverick director LARS VON TRIER again for the final part of his cinematic trilogy - despite complaining making his 2003 film DOGVILLE was her "craziest" movie experience....

Trier: 'Black Americans Shunned My Slavery Film'

LARS VON TRIER was forced to take his hunt for black actors to Britain, because hordes of African-American stars refused to play slaves. MANDERLAY - Von Trier's tale of slavery in the cotton fields...

British Tv Channel Slammed For Airing Graphic Film

British TV network CHANNEL 4 has been slammed by moral groups for screening sexually explicit scenes featured in director LARS VON TRIER's controversial movie THE IDIOTS. The cult 1998 Danish film was aired unedited...

Von Trier Cuts Dogville Sequel

Danish director LARS VON TRIER is furious he's been forced to cut a scene featuring a donkey being slaughtered from DOGVILLE movie sequel MANDERLAY - after receiving hundreds of complaints. The controversial footage, which...

Lars Von Trier Reinvents Gay Pornography

DOGVILLE director LARS VON TRIER is determined to revolutionize the gay porn industry with his new homosexual adult movie. Von Trier's production company ZENTROPA has already made three X-rated movies for heterosexuals, CONSTANCE,...

Watson Refutes Trier's 'Difficult' Tag

British actress EMILY WATSON is sceptical about director LARS VON TRIER's 'difficult' reputation - she's convinced he perpetuates it himself. While NICOLE KIDMAN and BJORK both had challenging experiences working with the Danish film-maker...

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