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Antichrist

We loved it and you will, too
Charlotte Gainsbourg and Willem Dafoe
Directed by Lars Von Trier

Has Lars von Trier ever made an accomplished film? To be sure, the man who stated flat out in Cannes that he was “the best director in the world” has an impressive filmography. But “Dogville,” “Breaking the Waves,” “Dancer in the Dark,” are any of these films actually good? One can argue, of course, that only the most pedestrian mind would expect art to be “good” when it can be so many other ... more >

Cannes ’09 – Antichrist revs up festival-goers

By ALI NADERZAD I confess: I apprehended a little watching the new Lars Von Trier currently presented in competition yesterday. Von Trier was in the throes of a bad depression just before the shoot and knowing this made me uneasy, though I'm not sure why--artists are often at their best when creating their art in unsane mental conditions. The first 'projo' for the film last night (from the French; ... more >