Tag: charlottegainsbourg

Review: In ISMAEL'S GHOSTS, Creative Process Can Use Some Help from Ghosts of the Past

Desplechin deals with a lot of complicated thoughts and emotions on screen, acted out by three very good actors on the top of their game.

Review: 3 HEARTS, A Showcase For Tender Side Of Charlotte Gainsbourg

Marc (Benoit Poelvoorde of Man Bites Dog, Coco Before Chanel), a shlumpy tax investigator, just missed the train back to Paris. He now has to spend the night in a provincial town whether he likes it or not. By...

Interview: Benoit Jacquot On 3 HEARTS And Being Women's Director

Benoit Jacquot started his career as Marguerite Duras' assistant director in the 70s and went on to direct many films with strong female characters. In doing so, he catapulted the careers of many actresses into leading ladies of French cinema,...

New York 2014 Review: In MISUNDERSTOOD, A Little Girl Contends With A Family From Hell

Leo Tolstoy famously opened his classic novel Anna Karenina with this statement: "Happy families are all alike. But all unhappy families are unhappy in their own way." You'd be hard pressed to find a family much unhappier than the one...

Review: NYMPHOMANIAC VOLUME II Brings The Pain...

The day after I reviewed Lars Von Trier's Nymphomaniac Volume 1, as spoiler-free as possible, I ran back to the cinema for the premiere of Nymphomaniac Volume 2, and this leaves me in a rather uncomfortable spot for reviewing it....

Review: NYMPHOMANIAC: VOLUME I Teases And Entices

When discussing Lars Von Trier's Nymphomaniac within team ScreenAnarchy, I suddenly realized a couple of things that surprised me. One, that I've never been disappointed yet by a Lars Von Trier film. Two, how few Lars Von Trier films I've...

Rotterdam 2014 Review: JACKY IN THE KINGDOM OF WOMEN Is Absurd, Rude And Very Funny

(Just imagine: what if Charlotte Gainsbourg had played a nymphomaniac in THIS film..!) One of the prizes to be won at the international Film Festival Rotterdam is the MovieZone Award, aimed at films which impressed the younger part of the...

Review: NYMPHOMANIAC PART 2 Brings The Pain...

It was only yesterday that I reviewed Lars Von Trier's Nymphomaniac Part 1, as spoiler-free as possible. After that, I ran back to the cinema for the premiere of Nymphomaniac Part 2, and this leaves me in a rather uncomfortable...

Review: NYMPHOMANIAC PART 1 Teases, Entices...

When discussing Lars Von Trier's Nymphomaniac within team ScreenAnarchy, I suddenly realized a couple of things which surprised me. One, that I've never been disappointed yet by a Lars Von Trier film. Two, how few Lars Von Trier films I've...

Watch A New Clip From Von Trier's NYMPHOMANIAC

If you, like me, thought that Lars Von Trier and Team Nymphomaniac would take a little break from the marketing machine following the recent release of the film's trailer, well ... we were wrong.A new clip has been released from...

Udo Has An Orgasm In The New Poster Campaign For Lars Von Trier's NYMPHOMANIAC

Ever wondered what Udo Kier looks like when having an orgasm? Stellan Skarsgard? Uma Thurman? Willem Dafoe? Charlotte Gainsbourg? Jamie Bell? Christian Slater? Connie Nielsen? Well, wonder no more because a new poster campaign has arrived for Lars Von Trier's...

Euro Beat: New Films From Werner Herzog, Wim Wenders and... Orson Welles!?

In the latest installment of Euro Beat, I'll be taking a look at several brand new (at least,new to the public), very significant projects  originating from unlikely places. As always, click through the gallery below for additional European news briefs...

First Poster For Lars Von Trier's NYMPHOMANIAC Gives New Meaning To The Word 'Teaser'

The first poster for Lars von Trier's erotic epic Nymphomaniac offers a slightly more tasteful and less provocative tease than the first still, though I still wouldn't go so far as to call it subtle. While the film won't be...

Climb THE TREE with Charlotte Gainsbourg!

The Tree, the film that closed this year's Cannes Film Festival is gearing up for a theatrical release in Australia -- where the film was made -- and movie poster artiste Jeremy Saunders has unveiled his stunning poster for the family drama. Here's the...