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Danish Original Cast Return for Lars Von Trier’s ‘The Kingdom’ Final Season

Call it another round with Lars von Trier. Several members of the original cast of The Kingdom, Lars von Trier’s groundbreaking 1990s hospital horror series, are set to return for the show’s…

‘The House That Jack Built’: Has Lars von Trier Lost Ability to Shock?

Danish auteur Lars von Trier has built a career on being cinema's bad boy, but his serial killer drama 'The House That Jack Built,' starring Matt Dillon, has inspired more shrugs than scandal.

‘House That Jack Built’ Ratings Dispute Resolved by IFC, MPAA

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 screenings of provocateur Lars von Trier's…

Screening of Lars von Trier’s ‘The House That Jack Built’ Violates MPAA Ratings Rules (Exclusive)

Lars von Trier is nothing if not controversial. In the latest twist, IFC Films is facing sanctions by the MPAA movie ratings board for screening an unrated, director's cut of his gruesome new film…

Critic’s Notebook: Halfway Through 2018, Slim Studio Pickings and Precious Few Indie Gems

The first six months of 2018 at the movies have yielded an exceedingly modest crop, though some soon-to-be-released favorites from Sundance and Cannes will liven things up.

Lars Von Trier Film Finds Support in PETA Amid Backlash

'The House That Jack Built' sparked walkouts in Cannes, but the pro-animal rights group is cheering the Danish director for using "movie magic" in a notorious scene.

‘The House That Jack Built’: Film Review | Cannes 2018

A homicidal spree that doubles as an autoerotic ego massage, Lars von Trier's episodic bloodbath sneers at the controversy that got him banned from Cannes seven years ago.

Cannes: Lars Von Trier’s “Disgusting,” “Torturous” Film Sparks Walkouts

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

Cannes: Matt Dillon Is Murderous in First Trailer for Lars Von Trier’s ‘The House That Jack Built’

Dillon stars as a serial killer in the controversial Danish director's new film, which premieres Monday night in Cannes.

Lars Von Trier’s Producer Says He Will “Stop Slapping Asses” Amid New Guidelines

Peter Aalbaek Jensen has been accused of sexual harassment by several former employees at his Danish production company Zentropa.

Critic’s Notebook: Lars Von Trier, the Toxic Drug Cannes Can’t Quit

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.

It’s Official: Lars Von Trier to Return to Cannes 7 Years After Ban for Hitler Comments

The controversial Danish director will premiere his serial killer drama 'The House That Jack Built' out of competition, while Terry Gilliam's 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote' will close the festival…