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    Beef Watch: Nicolas Winding Refn 'Repulsed' By Lars Von Trier! Von Trier Says 'Fuck Him'! Porno!

    Another day, another right turn to the ridiculously stupid fall-out from Lars Von Trier's "nazi" statements. Good old humorless reporters at Cannes loved raking noted provocateur Lars Von Trier over the coals for his joking "pro-Nazi" stance before the organization dubbed him persona non grata. The ...

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    Cannes Organizers Sink To Lars Von Triers' Level, Ban Director From Festival With Immediate Effect

    Wow, Lars-Von-Trier-Is-A-Dick-At-A-Press-Conference-Gate just keeps running and running, doesn't it? The troublemaking director managed to totally overshadow the quality, or otherwise (the film's attracted the most divisive reaction of a festival that's already seen little consensus on its films) of "Melancholia" by behaving in his usual provocative manner at the film's press conference yesterday. The headline-happy helmer told assembled reporters that "Ok. I’m a Nazi... For a long time I thought I was a Jew and I was happy to be a Jew... I found out I was actually a Nazi. Which also gave me some pleasure. My family were German. What can I s...

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    Lars Von Trier Apologizes For Nazi Comments. Sort Of.

    Welcome back to the newly renamed Von TrierList, with the latest update from Cannes on the horrifying controversy the storm in a teacup that followed Lars Von Trier's comments at a press conference for his latest film about his 'Nazi' heritage, and the subsequent statement by festival officials anno...

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    Cannes Review: Lars Von Trier Confronts Depression Head On In The Grim 'Melancholia'

    Two years after Lars Von Trier caused a major stir at Cannes with his contentious "Antichrist," the enfant terrible returns to the Croisette in a much more subdued mood with "Melancholia." Despite the premise, which sounds tailor-made for Von Trier to provoke and prod his audience, the film is easil...

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    Will Lars Von Trier's Next Project 'The Nymphomaniac' Actually Be A Porn Film?

    As we've already discussed this morning, Lars von Trier is something of a provocateur, a trickster. So, when he told the Cannes press conference that followed the first screening of his latest picture, the apocalyptic "Melancholia," that "My next film, and Kirsten [Dunst] demanded it, will be porn. ...

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    Lars von Trier Says Outrageous Shit About Nazis & Hitler To Rile The Press: Guess What? It Worked

    Update: Lars Von Trier has apologized for his "Melancholia" press conference comments and recanted about saying he was a Nazi. "“If I have hurt someone this morning by the words I said at the press conference, I sincerely apologise. I am not antisemitic or racially prejudiced in any way, nor am I a...

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    Watch: Kirsten Dunst Declares "The Earth Is Evil" In First Clip From Lars Von Trier's 'Melancholia'

    Oh, Lars. Everyone's favorite provocateur is back on the Croisette this year and he doesn't show any signs of softening up. His latest, "Melancholia," follows two sisters, Kirsten Dunst and Charlotte Gainsbourg as they deal with the news that the end of the world is imminent and in the first clip to...

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    Cannes Film Festival: 10 Films That Will Be Making Noise On The Croisette

    This year at Cannes, it seems that you'll be able to throw a rock and manage to hit a celebrity. In stark contrast to last year's festival -- which some colleagues told us was the worst in a decade -- Cannes honcho Thierry Fremaux is bringing the goods this year with a cineaste's wet dream of films from some of the finest auteurs working today. However, what unfolds over the next few days will be fascinating. Not everything can be a masterpiece, there will be some unexpected disasters and more enticingly, some pleasant surprises. We've run down the list of the films that are likely to be making the biggest noise on the Croisette this year, an...

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    New Posters For Miranda July's 'The Future,' 'Melancholia,' 'Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark' & More

    Here's an update of a few one sheets you might be seeing during your next trip to the theater.

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    A Planet Load Of New Images From Lars Von Trier's 'Melancholia'

    Earlier today, a new poster for Lars Von Trier's "Melancholia" hit the web and a new website for the film was launched at about the same time, but was down when we went to go check it out. Well, it's back up and running and there are a plethora of new images to gaze at.

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