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My cultural life: Pauric Sweeney, handbag designer - Independent.ie 10 Dec 2018, 2:30 am

My cultural life: Pauric Sweeney, handbag designer  Independent.ie

Over the past few years, Pauric has been quietly living a wholesome life with his son Oscar and mother, surrounded by some of the most amazing people he has ...

'House That Jack Built' Director's Cut Release Pushed to 2019 Because IFC Dared to Defy the MPAA - /FILM 9 Dec 2018, 8:30 pm

'House That Jack Built' Director's Cut Release Pushed to 2019 Because IFC Dared to Defy the MPAA  /FILM

The House That Jack Buil director's cut release has been pushed from December 2018 to June 2019, due to a problem with the MPAA.

L.A. movie openings, Dec. 12-14: 'If Beale Street Could Talk' and more - Los Angeles Times 9 Dec 2018, 1:00 pm

L.A. movie openings, Dec. 12-14: 'If Beale Street Could Talk' and more  Los Angeles Times

Movies opening in Southern California the week of Dec. 9-16: Barry Jenkins' "If Beale Street Could Talk"; Clint Eastwood's "The Mule"; Lars Von Trier's "The ...

Yorgos Lanthimos, ​director of The Lobster, on his wild, star-studded life of Queen Anne - The Guardian 9 Dec 2018, 10:00 am

Yorgos Lanthimos, ​director of The Lobster, on his wild, star-studded life of Queen Anne  The Guardian

He went to film school in Greece, expecting a career making commercials. Now, he's made an award-winning period drama starring Olivia Colman, Rachel ...

Shows cancelled due to technical glitches - Times of India 9 Dec 2018, 1:40 am

Shows cancelled due to technical glitches  Times of India

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Projection failure due to technical glitches led to cancellation of three shows on the second day of the 23rd edition of Internati.

Sofie Gråbøl: ‘Lars von Trier is a very caring person… he's not like his films’ - The Guardian 8 Dec 2018, 3:00 pm

Sofie Gråbøl: ‘Lars von Trier is a very caring person… he's not like his films’  The Guardian

The Danish actor on her role in the director's new serial killer movie, being mesmerised by Suranne Jones, and Christmas hygge-style. Sat 8 Dec 2018 10.00 ...

Australia, Nicole Kidman deserves an apology - The Sydney Morning Herald 8 Dec 2018, 12:45 pm

Australia, Nicole Kidman deserves an apology  The Sydney Morning Herald

Or at least a monument named after her in Lane Cove.

'House That Jack Built' Ratings Dispute Resolved - Hollywood Reporter 8 Dec 2018, 12:29 am

'House That Jack Built' Ratings Dispute Resolved  Hollywood Reporter

The MPAA and IFC Films are making nice after the motion-picture lobbying body slapped the film distributor on the wrist for violating its ratings rules in ...

Vox Lux's Brady Corbet Interview - Vulture 7 Dec 2018, 4:00 pm

Vox Lux's Brady Corbet Interview  Vulture

The demolition of the monoculture and the decline of publishing as an industry have all but retired the concept of the “Great American Novel,” an ambitious work ...

Basements, Bruges and the easter bunny: the nine circles of film hell - The Guardian 7 Dec 2018, 3:33 pm

Basements, Bruges and the easter bunny: the nine circles of film hell  The Guardian

From Georges Méliès to Lars von Trier's The House That Jack Built, movie hells remain seriously in hock to the Judeo-Christian playbook.

The Director's Cut of 'The House That Jack Built' Popped Up for Purchase on YouTube... and Then Vanished - Bloody Disgusting 7 Dec 2018, 3:14 pm

The Director's Cut of 'The House That Jack Built' Popped Up for Purchase on YouTube... and Then Vanished  Bloody Disgusting

Following last week's "Director's Cut" screenings that landed IFC Films in hot water with the MPAA, Lars von Trier's The House That Jack Built is headed to.

2:24 The House that Jack Built - official trailer - Irish Times 7 Dec 2018, 1:59 pm

2:24 The House that Jack Built - official trailer  Irish Times

Lars Von Trier divisive film, The House that Jack Built, stars Uma Thurman and Matt Dillon.

Lars Von Trier: ‘I am disappointed only 100 people vomited’ - The Irish Times 7 Dec 2018, 5:45 am

Lars Von Trier: ‘I am disappointed only 100 people vomited’  The Irish Times

The arch provocateur on his divisive film The House that Jack Built, misogyny and Björk.

Lars von Trier interview: ‘Killing 64 people could be a work of art. Why not? Art is difficult to define’ - iNews 6 Dec 2018, 5:48 pm

Lars von Trier interview: ‘Killing 64 people could be a work of art. Why not? Art is difficult to define’  iNews

Lars von Trier is back at the scene of the “crime”. It was at the Cannes Film Festival, seven years ago, that he made some ill-advised remarks about being a Nazi ...

'The House That Jack Built' Hits VOD Next Week, But Unrated Cut Delayed Until Next Year? - Bloody Disgusting 6 Dec 2018, 3:51 pm

'The House That Jack Built' Hits VOD Next Week, But Unrated Cut Delayed Until Next Year?  Bloody Disgusting

Last week, the unrated Director's Cut of Lars von Trier's new horror film The House That Jack Built made nearly $200000 on 140 screens for its one-night-o.

The House That Jack Built: why Lars von Trier’s new film has 2 versions - Vox.com 6 Dec 2018, 3:55 am

The House That Jack Built: why Lars von Trier’s new film has 2 versions  Vox.com

The House That Jack Built, Lars von Trier's disturbingly graphic new film about a serial killer who mutilates women and children, has been a topic of debate ...

Review: The House That Jack Built wallows like a hog in Lars von Trier's meaningless narcissism - The Globe and Mail 6 Dec 2018, 1:00 am

Review: The House That Jack Built wallows like a hog in Lars von Trier's meaningless narcissism  The Globe and Mail

The House That Jack Built. Written and directed by: Lars von Trier. Starring: Matt Dillon and Bruno Ganz. Story continues below advertisement. Classification: ...

Lars von Trier returns to the dark corners of the human psyche in The House that Jack Built - Financial Times 5 Dec 2018, 4:49 pm

Lars von Trier returns to the dark corners of the human psyche in The House that Jack Built  Financial Times

There are lots of places to hide in a movie auditorium. Crouch under the seat. Bury your face in your partner's shoulder. Even escape to the loo. All this will occur ...

Director's Cut: The House That Jack Built by Lars von Trier - The News Skill 5 Dec 2018, 12:08 pm

Director's Cut: The House That Jack Built by Lars von Trier  The News Skill

On its debut night at the Cannes Film Festival, The House that Jack Built by Lars von Trier provoked the audience to walk out who condemned its graphic ...

The Latest Temptation of Willem Dafoe - The Ringer 5 Dec 2018, 11:10 am

The Latest Temptation of Willem Dafoe  The Ringer

The veteran character actor has a habit of taking on iconic roles—the Green Goblin, Jesus Christ, or his latest turn as Vincent van Gogh in 'At Eternity's ...

6 Filmmaking Tips From Brady Corbet - Film School Rejects 4 Dec 2018, 6:01 pm

6 Filmmaking Tips From Brady Corbet  Film School Rejects

Brady Corbet began his on-screen acting career at age 11 with a guest role on the CBS sitcom King of Queens, and except for a few unfortunate drabbles in ...

Lars von Trier has confessed that alcohol is sometimes the "only thing" which can help his anxiety - 04-Dec-2018 - NZ Entertainment news - NZCity 4 Dec 2018, 8:39 am

Lars von Trier has confessed that alcohol is sometimes the "only thing" which can help his anxiety - 04-Dec-2018 - NZ Entertainment news  NZCity

The controversial filmmaker has admitted his health remains a work-in-process and that he is ""working"" on his alcoholism, however, Lars is occasionally forced ...

Cahiers du Cinéma Best 2018 Films: ‘The House That Jack Built,’ ‘Phantom Thread’ - IndieWire 3 Dec 2018, 6:15 pm

Cahiers du Cinéma Best 2018 Films: ‘The House That Jack Built,’ ‘Phantom Thread’  IndieWire

Legendary French film magazine Cahiers du Cinéma has released its official list of the 10 best films of 2018, and per usual it's a surprising mix of American films ...

Lars von Trier's “The House That Jack Built” breaks MPAA rule, IFC now faces sanctions - Salon 3 Dec 2018, 4:00 pm

Lars von Trier's “The House That Jack Built” breaks MPAA rule, IFC now faces sanctions  Salon

IFC is facing sanctions from the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) over the release of Lars von Trier's controversial serial killer movie “The House ...

Lars von Trier relies on alcohol to ease anxiety - FemaleFirst.co.uk 3 Dec 2018, 2:34 pm

Lars von Trier relies on alcohol to ease anxiety  FemaleFirst.co.uk

Lars von Trier has confessed that alcohol is sometimes the only thing which can help his anxiety.

Lars von Trier on filmmaking and fear: ‘Sometimes, alcohol is the only thing that will help’ - The Guardian 3 Dec 2018, 6:00 am

Lars von Trier on filmmaking and fear: ‘Sometimes, alcohol is the only thing that will help’  The Guardian

Lars von Trier has a new film coming out and, no surprise, it is a full-blown assault on the senses. The House That Jack Built casts Matt Dillon, that 80s beefcake, ...

Nicole Kidman: ‘To hear women being believed makes me cry’ - The Guardian 2 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Nicole Kidman: ‘To hear women being believed makes me cry’  The Guardian

With Big Little Lies becoming a catalyst for the #MeToo movement, and her pledge to further the feminist cause in Hollywood, the actor explains how she plans to ...

MPAA Versus IFC: This Is One Lars Von Trier Controversy That Might Be Overblown - IndieWire 30 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

MPAA Versus IFC: This Is One Lars Von Trier Controversy That Might Be Overblown  IndieWire

Every Lars Von Trier movie brings its fair share of controversies, but the latest one might be overblown: When distributor IFC Films released “The House That ...

American release of Lars von Trier's The House That Jack Built falls foul of ratings board - IMDb 29 Nov 2018, 12:01 pm

American release of Lars von Trier's The House That Jack Built falls foul of ratings board  IMDb

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PG-Uh Oh: In Rare Move, M.P.A.A. May Sanction Lars von Trier Film - The New York Times 29 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

PG-Uh Oh: In Rare Move, M.P.A.A. May Sanction Lars von Trier Film  The New York Times

In a highly unusual move, the Motion Picture Association of America has found a one-night screening of a controversial new Lars von Trier film, “The House That ...

Lars von Trier's 'The House That Jack Built': IFC Films Could Face MPAA Sanctions for Unrated Screenings - SFGate 29 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Lars von Trier's 'The House That Jack Built': IFC Films Could Face MPAA Sanctions for Unrated Screenings  SFGate

IFC Films could face sanctions from the MPAA due to Wednesday's nationwide screenings of an unrated version of Lars von Trier's art-house gorefest “The ...

'The House That Jack Built' Review: Lars' beautiful dark twisted fantasy - Vanyaland 29 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

'The House That Jack Built' Review: Lars' beautiful dark twisted fantasy  Vanyaland

Even before its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival back in May and the subsequent moral fervor that followed, Lars von Trier's latest, the serial killer black ...

Lars von Trier's The House That Jack Built Is a Narcissistic, Ugly Slog - Vulture 28 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Lars von Trier's The House That Jack Built Is a Narcissistic, Ugly Slog  Vulture

This review originally ran during the Cannes Film Festival. It takes about an hour for Lars von Trier to make a predator/prey animal metaphor in his serial-killer ...

The Director’s Cut: A Label Often Redefined, Now by Lars von Trier - The New York Times 27 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

The Director’s Cut: A Label Often Redefined, Now by Lars von Trier  The New York Times

The filmmaker is releasing his version of “The House That Jack Built” before the official one. What a director's cut means has changed over the years.

Director's Cut Of Lars Von Trier's 'House That Jack Built' Screens One Night Only - KPBS 26 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Director's Cut Of Lars Von Trier's 'House That Jack Built' Screens One Night Only  KPBS

IFC Films is holding a special one-night screening of the unrated director's cut of Lars von Trier's controversial "The House That Jack Built" on Wednesday, Nov.

Amazon’s Scary Holiday Ad Remixed With the Theme From ‘Captain America’ Is Even More Terrifying - Observer 26 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Amazon’s Scary Holiday Ad Remixed With the Theme From ‘Captain America’ Is Even More Terrifying  Observer

Someone replaced the jingle for the new Amazon holiday ad with the 'Captain America' theme music, and it's truly terrifying.

ST Podcast: Animal mutilation in new Lars von Trier movie and a minimalism exhibition - The Straits Times 15 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

ST Podcast: Animal mutilation in new Lars von Trier movie and a minimalism exhibition  The Straits Times

A new weekly podcast by The Straits Times, highlighting the best films, concerts, restaurants and arts events.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Le Misanthrope: On Lars von Trier - Bright Lights Film Journal 10 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Le Misanthrope: On Lars von Trier  Bright Lights Film Journal

An analysis of the misanthropic elements in the work of director Lars von Trier and the darker elements in his films.

Lars von Trier's "The House That Jack Built" Has This Year's Most Controversial Movie Trailer - W 1 Nov 2018, 7:00 am

Lars von Trier's "The House That Jack Built" Has This Year's Most Controversial Movie Trailer  W

Lars von Trier's "The House That Jack Built" may be the Danish director's most controversial film yet, which is saying something.

Matt Dillon is a psycho killer in the new trailer for Lars Von Trier's The House That Jack Built: Watch - Consequence of Sound 31 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Matt Dillon is a psycho killer in the new trailer for Lars Von Trier's The House That Jack Built: Watch  Consequence of Sound

The latest feature from long-tenured arthouse provocateur Lars Von Trier, the film tracks the pathology of Jack (Matt Dillon), a serial killer who preys on women in ...

[Sitges Review] The Nihilism of Lars von Trier's Darkly Comedic 'The House That Jack Built' Rivals 'American Psycho' - Bloody Disgusting 18 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

[Sitges Review] The Nihilism of Lars von Trier's Darkly Comedic 'The House That Jack Built' Rivals 'American Psycho'  Bloody Disgusting

You probably have heard about the hundred attendees who ran out of the world premiere of Lars von Trier's The House That Jack Built at the Cannes Film Fest.

Vancouver 2018 Review: THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT, Lars von Trier's True "Kanye Moment" - ScreenAnarchy 9 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Vancouver 2018 Review: THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT, Lars von Trier's True "Kanye Moment"  ScreenAnarchy

Matt Dillon commits fully to the role of serial killer Jack, who works as an engineer and suffers from crippling OCD, among other psychological issues.

THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT: Lars von Trier's sadistic thriller aims to shock and offend to the very end - BeatRoute Magazine 3 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT: Lars von Trier's sadistic thriller aims to shock and offend to the very end  BeatRoute Magazine

by Philip Clarke. Controversial auteur Lars Von Trier has made a career out of shocking and offending people by not caring one iota what they think of him or his ...

Lars von Trier's THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT Character Posters Contort the Cast - Dread Central 28 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Lars von Trier's THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT Character Posters Contort the Cast  Dread Central

Writer-director Lars von Trier (Antichrist, Melancholia) has gathered together one hell of a cast for his new serial killer thriller The House That Jack Built. On top of ...

Revisiting Hours: ‘Dogville’ and Our Great American Nightmare - Rolling Stone 17 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Revisiting Hours: ‘Dogville’ and Our Great American Nightmare  Rolling Stone

Every Friday, we're recommending an older movie that's available to stream or download and worth seeing again through the lens of our current moment. We're ...

Lars von Trier and a lifetime spent imitating David Bowie - Dazed 8 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Lars von Trier and a lifetime spent imitating David Bowie  Dazed

Lars von Trier's career has, like David Bowie's, revolved around a diamond dog teaching itself new tricks. The manifesto of Dogme 95, the Brechtian staging of ...

Melancholia review – Lars von Trier's film makes accomplished, evocative stage debut - The Guardian 19 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Melancholia review – Lars von Trier's film makes accomplished, evocative stage debut  The Guardian

Melancholia, Lars von Trier's least controversial film, has been rightfully praised for its powerful portrayal of how depression feels on the inside: a distorted sense ...

Robby Müller, Cinematographer for Jim Jarmusch and Lars von Trier, Dead at 78 - IndieWire 4 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Robby Müller, Cinematographer for Jim Jarmusch and Lars von Trier, Dead at 78  IndieWire

Robby Müller, the Dutch cinematographer best known for collaborating with Wim Wenders, Jim Jarmusch, and Lars Von Trier, has died at age 78. Müller's family ...

OPINION: We don't need to give Lars Von Trier the benefit of the doubt - New Zealand Herald 30 May 2018, 7:00 am

OPINION: We don't need to give Lars Von Trier the benefit of the doubt  New Zealand Herald

Movie buff Tom Augustine says time's up on the director's misogynistic, abusive behavior.

Lars Von Trier ‘The House That Jack Built’ Screening Spurs Walk Out - Hollywood Reporter 23 May 2018, 7:00 am

Lars Von Trier ‘The House That Jack Built’ Screening Spurs Walk Out  Hollywood Reporter

The Hollywood Reporter had a seat next to 'Blade Runner 2049' director Denis Villeneuve and his group at the Cannes premiere of Matt Dillon-starrer 'The ...

Lars von Trier denies sexually harassing Bjork: 'I hugged her' - The Independent 22 May 2018, 7:00 am

Lars von Trier denies sexually harassing Bjork: 'I hugged her'  The Independent

Lars von Trier has commented on the sexual harassment allegations made against him by Björk.

Lars von Trier on Cannes walkouts: 'I’m not sure they hated my film enough' - The Guardian 17 May 2018, 7:00 am

Lars von Trier on Cannes walkouts: 'I’m not sure they hated my film enough'  The Guardian

Director addresses storm over The House that Jack Built and his Cannes return, saying if he ever kills anyone it will be a journalist.

The House That Jack Built: Lars von Trier film prompts mass Cannes walkout - The Week UK 16 May 2018, 7:00 am

The House That Jack Built: Lars von Trier film prompts mass Cannes walkout  The Week UK

The Danish director's latest work has been described as 'torturous' and 'gross'

Is Lars von Trier Trolling Us? - The New York Times 16 May 2018, 7:00 am

Is Lars von Trier Trolling Us?  The New York Times

My problem is really that I'm a crowd-pleaser,” or so says the director, who has a new movie — and a new scandal — at the Cannes Film Festival.

More than 100 people walked out of a 'repulsive' serial-killer movie at Cannes: 'Lars has gone too far this time’ - Business Insider 15 May 2018, 7:00 am

More than 100 people walked out of a 'repulsive' serial-killer movie at Cannes: 'Lars has gone too far this time’  Business Insider

Director Lars von Trier's "The House That Jack Built," which stars Matt Dillon as a serial killer, prompted "more than 100 people" to walk out of the movie at the ...

New Lars Von Trier film sees both ovation and 'over 100' walkouts at Cannes: 'Like spending two hours in Hell' - The Independent 15 May 2018, 7:00 am

New Lars Von Trier film sees both ovation and 'over 100' walkouts at Cannes: 'Like spending two hours in Hell'  The Independent

Cannes Film Festival has a notoriously high tolerance for extreme subject matter, a distinctly French sensibility of 'anything goes'. It spoke volumes then that ...

Lars Von Trier Film Triggers Outrage at Cannes…Or So Twitter Would Have You Believe - Observer 15 May 2018, 7:00 am

Lars Von Trier Film Triggers Outrage at Cannes…Or So Twitter Would Have You Believe  Observer

Given the facts about the Cannes screening of Lars Von Trier's 'The House That Jack Built,' could it be that the response on Twitter was a bit...overheated?

Lars von Trier's 'gross' and 'torturous' film prompts walkout - BBC News 15 May 2018, 7:00 am

Lars von Trier's 'gross' and 'torturous' film prompts walkout  BBC News

Provocateur Lars von Trier is under fire again after a screening of his film, The House That Jack Built, prompted dozens to walk out. Starring Matt Dillon as a ...

Mutilation scenes in Lars von Trier's new film cause 100 to walk out in Cannes - Fox News 15 May 2018, 7:00 am

Mutilation scenes in Lars von Trier's new film cause 100 to walk out in Cannes  Fox News

Director Lars Von Trier returned to the Cannes Film Festival on Monday after a seven-year ban for controversial Hitler comments, but his new serial killer thriller ...

The House That Jack Built review – Lars von Trier serves up a smirking ordeal of gruesomeness - The Guardian 15 May 2018, 7:00 am

The House That Jack Built review – Lars von Trier serves up a smirking ordeal of gruesomeness  The Guardian

The Danish provocateur, back at Cannes after a seven-year ban, is on exasperating form with a slow and nasty serial killer thriller partly redeemed by its ...

Cannes 2018: Critics cast their verdicts on Lars von Trier's The House That Jack Built - The Independent 15 May 2018, 7:00 am

Cannes 2018: Critics cast their verdicts on Lars von Trier's The House That Jack Built  The Independent

Lars von Trier returned to Cannes seven years after being declared persona non grata with a controversial film that sparked both mass walkouts and standing ...

Inside the Twisted Mind of Lars von Trier: The Man Behind the Serial-Killer Film That Shocked Cannes - The Daily Beast 15 May 2018, 7:00 am

Inside the Twisted Mind of Lars von Trier: The Man Behind the Serial-Killer Film That Shocked Cannes  The Daily Beast

CANNES, France—Both praised and panned by critics, Danish director Lars von Trier's new film The House That Jack Built premiered out of competition on ...

Lars Von Trier Film Provokes Mass Walkouts at Cannes - Papermag 15 May 2018, 7:00 am

Lars Von Trier Film Provokes Mass Walkouts at Cannes  Papermag

While many view Cannes as an opportunity to showcase excellent filmmaking, or their affiliation to the hottest influencers, controversial Danish director Lars Von ...

#MeToo gets whacked in Lars von Trier’s sadistic Cannes comeback - FRANCE 24 English 15 May 2018, 7:00 am

#MeToo gets whacked in Lars von Trier’s sadistic Cannes comeback  FRANCE 24 English

Spike Lee pulls no punches in a satirical comedy about the KKK (and Donald Trump), while Danish bad boy Lars von Trier returns from his “Hitler ban” with a ...

'Vomitive. Pathetic': Lars von Trier film prompts mass walkouts at Cannes - The Guardian 15 May 2018, 7:00 am

'Vomitive. Pathetic': Lars von Trier film prompts mass walkouts at Cannes  The Guardian

More than 100 people said to have exited early from a screening for The House That Jack Built, which features scenes of duckling mutilation and child killing.

Lars von Trier Is ‘Against Censorship’ of Any Kind: ‘If You Can Think It, You Should be Able to Show It’ - IndieWire 15 May 2018, 7:00 am

Lars von Trier Is ‘Against Censorship’ of Any Kind: ‘If You Can Think It, You Should be Able to Show It’  IndieWire

Lars von Trier is back, and not everyone is too thrilled about it. The controversial filmmaker returned to the Cannes Film Festival on May 14 to debut his serial ...

Lars von Trier's New Movie Is So Violent 100 People Walked Out at Cannes - VICE 15 May 2018, 7:00 am

Lars von Trier's New Movie Is So Violent 100 People Walked Out at Cannes  VICE

Long before they took their seats, moviegoers at Cannes knew Lars von Trier's new film, The House That Jack Built, was going to be brutal. The festival's artistic ...

Review: The Empty Provocation of Lars von Trier’s The House That Jack Built - Vanity Fair 15 May 2018, 7:00 am

Review: The Empty Provocation of Lars von Trier’s The House That Jack Built  Vanity Fair

There were reportedly dozens of walkouts during the Monday night Cannes premiere of The House That Jack Built, the latest film from Danish third-rail ...

At Cannes 2018, Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman and Lars von Trier’s The House That Jack Built - Vogue.com 15 May 2018, 7:00 am

At Cannes 2018, Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman and Lars von Trier’s The House That Jack Built  Vogue.com

Cannes has finally stirred to life with back-to-back screenings by the two biggest provocateurs in the official selection: Spike Lee and Lars von Trier. For the first ...

The House That Jack Built review: Lars von Trier shocks Cannes with a portrait of the artist as serial killer - The Telegraph 15 May 2018, 7:00 am

The House That Jack Built review: Lars von Trier shocks Cannes with a portrait of the artist as serial killer  The Telegraph

Dir: Lars von Trier; Starring: Matt Dillon, Bruno Ganz, Riley Keough, Uma Thurman, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Sofie Gråbøl. Cert TBC, 155 mins. Seven years ago ...

‘The House That Jack Built’ Film Review: The Real Shocker Is How Dull Lars von Trier’s Film Is - TheWrap 15 May 2018, 7:00 am

‘The House That Jack Built’ Film Review: The Real Shocker Is How Dull Lars von Trier’s Film Is  TheWrap

Cannes 2018: Lars von Trier's gleeful look at a sadistic killer The House That Jack Built is actually boring when it isn't grossing you out.

Lars Von Trier’s Trump-inspired horror sparks mass walkout at Cannes - Dazed 15 May 2018, 7:00 am

Lars Von Trier’s Trump-inspired horror sparks mass walkout at Cannes  Dazed

Critics at Cannes have canned Lars von Trier's latest film, The House That Jack Built, which saw up to 100 people walk out before the end. Some said the ...

Spike Lee Ignites Cannes With ‘BlacKkKlansman’, While Lars Von Trier’s Return Sparks Walkouts In A Wild Monday - Deadline 14 May 2018, 7:00 am

Spike Lee Ignites Cannes With ‘BlacKkKlansman’, While Lars Von Trier’s Return Sparks Walkouts In A Wild Monday  Deadline

Leave it to Spike Lee and Lars Von Trier to wake up a festival that lacked fireworks, that is until Monday night's unusual dueling premieres set festgoers off in all ...

Mass Walkouts for ‘Vomitive,’ ‘Torturous’ Lars von Trier Serial Killer Movie ‘The House That Jack Built’ - TheWrap 14 May 2018, 7:00 am

Mass Walkouts for ‘Vomitive,’ ‘Torturous’ Lars von Trier Serial Killer Movie ‘The House That Jack Built’  TheWrap

Lars von Trier's "The House That Jack Built" premiered at Cannes. Many critics reported walkouts and one even said the director had "gone too far."

Lars von Trier’s ‘The House That Jack Built’ Causes Walkouts and Outrage at Cannes - Variety 14 May 2018, 7:00 am

Lars von Trier’s ‘The House That Jack Built’ Causes Walkouts and Outrage at Cannes  Variety

Lar von Trier is no stranger to controversy. But even by his standards, his latest movie, “The House That Jack Built,” managed to alienate enough people to ...

Cannes Film Review: Lars von Trier’s ‘The House That Jack Built’ - Variety 14 May 2018, 7:00 am

Cannes Film Review: Lars von Trier’s ‘The House That Jack Built’  Variety

There's a transcendently creepy image in “The House That Jack Built,” Lars von Trier's two-and-a-half-hour drama starring Matt Dillon as a serial killer in the late ...

What Exactly Is Lars Von Trier Trying to Tell Us? - Jezebel 14 May 2018, 7:00 am

What Exactly Is Lars Von Trier Trying to Tell Us?  Jezebel

Lars Von Trier's new film The House That Jack Built is premiering at Cannes today and while le French will get to see it in full, over in America we're stuck with ...

Disgust, walkouts hit Lars von Trier's gruesome murder epic 'The House That Jack Built' - USA TODAY 14 May 2018, 7:00 am

Disgust, walkouts hit Lars von Trier's gruesome murder epic 'The House That Jack Built'  USA TODAY

Danish director Lars von Trier has never shied away from controversy, and his new serial killer movie with Matt Dillon, 'The House That Jack Built,' earned the ...

Cannes 2018: Festival awaits return of 'persona non grata' Lars von Trier - BBC News 14 May 2018, 7:00 am

Cannes 2018: Festival awaits return of 'persona non grata' Lars von Trier  BBC News

Seven years on from his infamous "Nazi" comments, Lars von Trier is back at the Cannes Film Festival. Will he hold his tongue this time? Lars von Trier's ...

Cannes Report, Day 6: Harvey’s Ghost, Fainting Over Lars von Trier - TheWrap 14 May 2018, 7:00 am

Cannes Report, Day 6: Harvey’s Ghost, Fainting Over Lars von Trier  TheWrap

Lars von Trier returns to Cannes after a seven-year absence over a press conference blunder where the director said he had some sympathy for Adolf Hitler.

‘The House That Jack Built’ First Trailer: Lars von Trier Unleashes A Bloodthirsty Serial Killer - IndieWire 14 May 2018, 7:00 am

‘The House That Jack Built’ First Trailer: Lars von Trier Unleashes A Bloodthirsty Serial Killer  IndieWire

Lars von Trier warned his fans that “The House That Jack Built” would be his most brutal and violent offering to date, and the movie's first official trailer suggests ...

‘The House That Jack Built’ Trailer: Matt Dillon Violently Stars in Lars Von Trier’s Serial Killer Thriller With Uma Thurman - Deadline 14 May 2018, 7:00 am

‘The House That Jack Built’ Trailer: Matt Dillon Violently Stars in Lars Von Trier’s Serial Killer Thriller With Uma Thurman  Deadline

Hours ahead of the world premiere Lars Von Trier's The House That Jack Built, the first trailer for the film has been released and it's a wild one. Opening with ...

‘The House That Jack Built’ First Reactions: ‘Lars Has Gone Too Far This Time’ As 100 People Walk Out — Cannes - IndieWire 14 May 2018, 7:00 am

‘The House That Jack Built’ First Reactions: ‘Lars Has Gone Too Far This Time’ As 100 People Walk Out — Cannes  IndieWire

"The House That Jack Built," the latest film from controversy-courting writer/director Lars von Trier, inspired an estimated 100 walkouts.

Cannes: Lars Von Trier's "Disgusting," "Torturous" Film Sparks Walkouts - Hollywood Reporter 14 May 2018, 7:00 am

Cannes: Lars Von Trier's "Disgusting," "Torturous" Film Sparks Walkouts  Hollywood Reporter

The director presented his first film at the festival since getting temporarily banned for making Hitler jokes in 2011.

Lars Von Trier: what next for cinema's greatest provocateur? - Telegraph.co.uk 12 May 2018, 7:00 am

Lars Von Trier: what next for cinema's greatest provocateur?  Telegraph.co.uk

Back in the Nineties, a rumour went around that Lars von Trier always carried a length of rope, in case he ever had to climb out of a window.

Lars von Trier producer: 'I'll stop slapping asses' in wake of #MeToo - The Guardian 10 May 2018, 7:00 am

Lars von Trier producer: 'I'll stop slapping asses' in wake of #MeToo  The Guardian

Following a Danish government investigation into working practices at Von Trier's production company Zentropa, his longtime producer Peter Aalbaek Jensen ...

Cannes Director: Lars Von Trier Was ‘A Victim of His Bad Jokes’ — Exclusive - IndieWire 30 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Cannes Director: Lars Von Trier Was ‘A Victim of His Bad Jokes’ — Exclusive  IndieWire

Exclusive: Cannes director Thierry Fremaux explains why Lars von Trier's "The House That Jack Built" is playing out of competition.

Director Lars von Trier Discusses His Struggles With Addiction - TheFix.com 26 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Director Lars von Trier Discusses His Struggles With Addiction  TheFix.com

"Alcohol is self-medicating, and sadly, insanely effective. The problem is when the alcohol level drops the anxiety hits you even harder."

A Subdued Lars Von Trier Talks Cannes Comeback Movie & Addiction: “I Felt Horrible During Filming” - Deadline 24 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

A Subdued Lars Von Trier Talks Cannes Comeback Movie & Addiction: “I Felt Horrible During Filming”  Deadline

The brilliantly original Lars von Trier remains his own worst enemy, according to an engrossing but also slightly concerning new interview.

Lars Von Trier, the Toxic Drug Cannes Can’t Quit - Hollywood Reporter 23 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Lars Von Trier, the Toxic Drug Cannes Can’t Quit  Hollywood Reporter

Cannes' decision to welcome the "banished" filmmaker back is emblematic of the contradictions at the heart of the festival — especially when it comes to gender.

Cannes welcomes back Lars Von Trier after 7 year ban - Channel 24 21 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Cannes welcomes back Lars Von Trier after 7 year ban  Channel 24

Seven years after being banned by the Cannes Film Festival for jokingly calling himself a Nazi, Danish director Lars von Trier has been invited back to the ...

Lars von Trier’s Cannes return proves festival is still in thrall to male privilege - The Guardian 20 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Lars von Trier’s Cannes return proves festival is still in thrall to male privilege  The Guardian

Time heals, particularly at the Cannes film festival, which has welcomed Danish director Lars von Trier back into its circle of celebrated auteurs, seven years after ...

Cannes Board Member Michel Hazanavicius on Lars von Trier and Godard: ‘You Can Be a Jerk in Your Personal Life and a Great Artist’ - IndieWire 20 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Cannes Board Member Michel Hazanavicius on Lars von Trier and Godard: ‘You Can Be a Jerk in Your Personal Life and a Great Artist’  IndieWire

Filmmaker Michel Hazanavicius knows about extreme reactions. His film “The Artist” was a sensation at the Cannes Film Festival, and with the support of The ...

Female stars head Cannes jury as Lars Von Trier returns - RFI English 18 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Female stars head Cannes jury as Lars Von Trier returns  RFI English

Hollywood actresses will head the jury at Cannes next month, the film festival's organisers said on Wednesday as they appeared set to lift their bar on ...

Lars von Trier set for Cannes return after seven-year ban - The Guardian 17 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Lars von Trier set for Cannes return after seven-year ban  The Guardian

Festival boss hints that Danish director's new serial killer film will join lineup – overturning expulsion imposed after controversial comments in 2011.

Lars von Trier Plans to Direct 10 Short Films After ‘House That Jack Built’ Left Him With Terrible Anxiety - IndieWire 16 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Lars von Trier Plans to Direct 10 Short Films After ‘House That Jack Built’ Left Him With Terrible Anxiety  IndieWire

As the world continues to wait and see whether or not Lars von Trier's “The House That Jack Built” will be announced as a late addition to the 2018 Cannes Film ...

Lars von Trier Won’t Return to Cannes (Yet), But Here’s the Story Behind His 2011 Banishment - IndieWire 12 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Lars von Trier Won’t Return to Cannes (Yet), But Here’s the Story Behind His 2011 Banishment  IndieWire

The jury is out on “The House That Jack Built.” To remember why, we go behind the scenes of the filmmaker's banishment at Cannes 2011.

Lars von Trier - IMDb 27 Feb 2015, 6:23 am

Lars von Trier  IMDb

Lars von Trier, Writer: Dancer in the Dark. Probably the most ambitious and visually distinctive filmmaker to emerge from Denmark since Carl Theodor Dreyer ...

Lars von Trier Bio


Danish film director and screenwriter

April 30, 1956, (62 years old)

Lars Trier

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