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  • 'Nymphomaniac' Is Not a Porno, Says Pic's Stellan Skarsgard

    Lars von Trier's new film "Nymphomaniac: Volume I" is the story of a young woman who tries to work through her parental issues by having as much sex as possible. And that's quite a bit of sex indeed, the majority of it dispassionate and squalid. It is...
  • REVIEW: 'Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1' ★★★

    REVIEW: 'Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1' ★★&#9733
    For all its credited sex doubles (eight) and digitally attached stunt genitalia, the new Lars von Trier lark "Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1" is a weirdly old-fashioned affair. If it weren't for the explicit sexual encounters, this could be an Ibsen or a Strindberg...
  • Directors Zhang Yimou, Ang Lee Talk Censorship, Hollywood Partnerships at NYU Event

    East met east Thursday night in New York as directors Ang Lee and Zhang Yimou took to the stage for an intimate dialogue about their lives and careers, organized by New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and Beijing-based online video portal LeTV,...
  • Andrea Arnold Tapped Jury President of Critics Week's Grand Prize

    PARIS- British director Andrea Arnold has been tapped jury president of Critics Week's Grand Prize. Arnold will preside over a jury comprising four international journalists. The Grand Prize will be awarded to one of the seven feature films playing in...
  • Cannes Prospects: 'Foxcatcher,' Inarritu's 'Birdman' Likely Headed to the Croisette

    A belated festival premiere for Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher" and a powerhouse showing for British filmmakers including Mike Leigh and Ken Loach -- plus appearances by other usual suspects such as David Cronenberg, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Nuri...
  • Les Arcs Film Fest Launches Paris Coproduction Village

    PARIS- The team behind Les Arcs film festival, the successful five-year old fest that's been coined the European Sundance, is creating a franchise with the launch of a Coproduction Village in Paris. Although the mart won't have the French Alps for...
  • Female Directors Dominate French Film Showcase

    French women filmmakers may be under-represented in the competition lineup of Cannes Film Festival, but they're surely gaining ground in recent years, accessing high-profile casts and delivering singular, often emotional films that spark international...
  • Berlin International Film Festival a showcase for everyday film lover

     Berlin International Film Festival a showcase for everyday film lover
    BERLIN — They stood an hour or more in four long lines, inching toward the ticket counters with agonizing slowness. This being Germany, they were orderly and polite. And this being the Berlin International Film Festival, they didn't mind the wait....
  • Miklos Jancso, Hungarian Filmmaker Who Won at Cannes, Dies at 92

    Hungarian filmmaker Miklos Jancso, winner of the best director award at the 1972 Cannes Film Festival, died Friday after a long illness. He was 92. Known for his long takes and for depicting the passage of time in his historical epics merely by changes...
  • Austrian-born Actor Maximilian Schell Dies at 83

    Austrian-born actor and director Maximilian Schell, a fugitive from Adolf Hitler who became a Hollywood favorite and won an Oscar for his role as a defense attorney in "Judgment at Nuremberg," ha died. He was 83. Schell's agent, Patricia Baumbauer,...
  • Film Review: 'Mr. X'

    "The return of phantoms, of impossible beings," is how actress Eva Mendes describes Leos Carax's work during her appearance in "Mr. X," a reverent tribute to the French auteur that makes him out to be something of an impossible phantom himself. Tessa-...
  • Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Inherent Vice' Dated for December

    Warner Bros. has set Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice" for release on Dec. 12. The big question now is whether the film will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, as has been rumored. Anderson's "The Master" wasn't ready for Cannes in 2012 and...