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    Stellan Skarsgård On David Fincher, Lars Von Trier And Channeling Hugh Grant In A Rape Scene

    You certainly can’t accuse Stellan Skarsgård of lacking a work ethic. A regular on screens big and small in his native Sweden from the time he was a teenager, since his breakout international role in 1996’s “Breaking the Waves” he has averaged anywhere from three to eight films per year, mixing Swed...

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    Critical Consensus: EW's Owen Gleiberman and Elle's Karen Durbin On "Dragon Tattoo" and 10 Best Lists

    Entertainment Weekly's Owen Gleibmerman and Elle magazine's Karen Durbin take on David Fincher's "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" and year-end top 10 lists.

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    Best Films of 2011

    If there were ever a year to be wimpy and declare a tie, this would have been it: choosing between my Number 1 and Number 2 films was just silly. One is big, the other smaller; both are ambitious and perfectly made, but in wildly different ways. I adore them both.

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    Stellan Skarsgård Says He "Won't Get To Fuck" In Lars Von Trier's 'The Nymphomaniac,' But Will Go Full-Frontal

    After nearly thirty years of work in Sweden, with a few small roles in English-speaking films like "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" and "The Hunt For Red October," Stellan Skarsgård really started to turn heads internationally in Lars Von Trier's "Breaking The Waves," as the paraplegic husband of...

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    From Bloody Murders To Bridesmaid Speeches: The 25 Best Movie Moments Of 2011

    The great Howard Hawks once famously said that what makes a good film is "three great scenes, and no bad ones." While we'd argue that that's not an absolute hard-and-fast rule, he wasn't far off. With 2011 providing a number of above-average films, there've been plenty of m...

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    Von Trier Prosecutor Talks to THR: Cannes Gaffe Charges Dropped

    The Hollywood Reporter spoke exclusively to Jean-Michel Cailleau, Grasse's public prosecutor, who says "the case has been officially closed," meaning von Trier will not be charged for his infamous statements at the Cannes Film Festival during a press conference for his film "Melancholia."

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    "Melancholia" Firth and Swinton Lauded at European Film Awards

    Cold and rainy weather, rogue planets and the European monetary crisis managed not to cast too dark a pall over the 24th European Film Awards which took place December 3 in Berlin. European Film Academy president (and an eventual winner this year for his documentary “Pina”) Wim Wend...

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    'Melancholia' Wins Best Film At European Film Awards; Ties 'The King's Speech' For Most Awards

    While it has pretty much zero influence on the awards season stateside, the European Film Awards, which are essentially the Euro version of the Oscars, presented their winners tonight and it looks like Lars Von Trier's brief moment as a pariah is over.

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    Melancholia, directed by Lars von Trier and starring Kirsten Dunst

    Lars von Trier is not a brother who provokes a neutral response: there are those who feel he can do no wrong, and then there are naysayers like me. Although I consider Dancer in the Dark one of the best movies of the last decade, I swore I’d never sit through another of his films after suffering thr...

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    The Films Of Lars von Trier: A Retrospective

    What with all his provocations and (usually) self-manufactured controversies, it's sometimes easy to forget that Lars von Trier is a truly gifted filmmaker, who yes, is a prankster and trickster as well, but also a man who imbues his characters with a rich sensitivity, even if the conditions the...

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