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Alexander Skarsgard to Guest-Star in Lars Von Trier’s ‘The Kingdom Exodus’

Swedish star Alexander Skarsgard (True Blood, Godzilla vs. Kong) has joined the cast of The Kingdom Exodus, the final season of the cult TV series from Danish director Lars von Trier. Skarsgard, who starred alongside Kirsten Dunst in Von Trier’s Melancholia (2011), will have a guest role on the series, a surreal hospital drama about […]

Darin Pfeiffer’s Bicoastal Marketing and Events Firm Announces Rebrand as The Impact Agency

Pfeiffer Consulting — the bicoastal marketing and events agency launched in 2013 by tastemaker expert and indie film aficionado Darin Pfeiffer — has announced a rebrand and new moniker to match the company’s expanded services. The firm will be known as The Impact Agency, effective immediately. Pfeiffer and his firm are known for producing red carpet […]

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 third and final season. Danish stars including, Ghita Norby, Peter Mygind, and Soren Pilmark will reprise their original roles for season 3 of […]

‘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 latest pic, 'The House That Jack Built.'

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 'The House That Jack Built' in theaters across the country Wednesday night without getting the appropriate waiver.

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.