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PARIS (AP) — Iran says it has protested to the Cannes Film Festival over its decision to ban director Lars von Trier for saying he sympathized with Adolf Hitler. Iran's semiofficial ISNA news agency says deputy culture minister Javad Shamaqdari...
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NEW YORK — For all its perks, being a popular young actor like Shia LaBeouf in today's media climate can come with some intense pressures. So intense that one of Hollywood's longest lasting stars says he probably couldn't handle them. "I don't...
Shia LaBeouf won't be making his Broadway debut this season after all. The 26-year-old actor has quit the upcoming revival production of the play "Orphans" in New York over "creative differences," according to a news release sent Wednesday. LaBeouf has...
If there were some kind of cinematic mad lib invented for maximum potential art house outrage, Danish filmmaker/provocateur Lars von Trier’s “Nymphomaniac” -- with a cast including Charlotte Gainsbourg, Shia LaBeouf, Jamie Bell, Uma...
Shia LaBeouf was working hard to discover to his character for "The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman" — but it turns out he couldn't quite get there without taking an acid trip along the way. LaBeouf first sought advice from costar Evan...
The National Society of Film Critics named "Amour," Michael Haneke's heartbreaking drama about an elderly couple, the best film of 2012 on Saturday. Haneke was named best director and Emmanuelle Riva was named best actress. "The Master" came in...
Pop2itBut was the "Lawless" actor only joking with Chelsea Handler? It's hard to tell based on the 26-year-old's deadpan delivery....
The L.A. Times is expanding its events for movie lovers with a new, free Indie Focus Screening Series at the Laemmle NoHo 7 theaters starting Aug. 22 with “Robot & Frank.” Starring Oscar nominee Frank Langella as an aging jewel thief who...
I got a fascinating email in my in box this morning, and wanted to spread the word about a project being spearheaded by the legendary director-provocateur Lars von Trier. Anyone in the world can get involved. Trier wants people around the world to...
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This strange film from Lars von Trier (“Breaking the Waves,” “Dogville”), which topped my favorites list for 2011, is now available on Blu-ray disc and DVD. It's an impossible movie to categorize sensibly: One can call it “...
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There are numerous inherent flaws and absurdities in the process of compiling Top 10s and Best ofs; nonetheless, here are my favorite films released in Los Angeles in the calendar year 2011. In my version of this imperfect exercise, “favorite”...
Lars von Trier has long rivaled Hamlet as the most melancholy of melancholy Danes. With “Melancholia,” his new film, he makes it official. Fifteen years ago, Von Trier had his first real American success with “Breaking the Waves,”...
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