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Posts Tagged ‘Lars Von Trier’

Danish Film Critics Get Their Nymphomaniac On

Here at FishbowlNY, we normally do “Cover Battles” (in our most recent edition, Seventeen trounced Fortune). But after looking at this picture, we have a different question for our readers. Who more successfully channeled Lars von Trier‘s Nymphomaniac? The male members of the Danish Film Critics Association, or the women?

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Richard ‘Flash’ Johnson Drops In on Good Day LA

On this morning’s edition of Good Day LA, co-host Steve Edwards jokingly welcomed The Daily’s Richard Johnson as “Flash Johnson,” in honor of his new column name. This despite the fact that there’s nothing about the personal make-up of the former Page Six-er that suggests lightning speed.

The main topic of conversation was a controversial remark made by Susan Sarandon over the weekend to panel moderator Bob Balaban at the Hamptons International Film Festival. In the misguided spirit of Hank Williams Jr. and Lars von Trier, she attached the dreaded Nazi word to a pontiff!:

 

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AFI Fest Announces Gala Lineup

The American Film Institute announced the full gala and special screening lineup for its upcoming film festival today. Clint Eastwood‘s new film J. Edgar will open the festival, while director Steve McQueen’s Shame will close the festivities. In between: a new film from Roman Polanski, Michelle Williams as Marylin, Ralph Fiennes‘ directorial debut and Werner Hertzog.

Lars von Trier‘s Melancholia will also be showing. Here’s hoping he says some more wacky Nazi stuff that gives us something to write about.

Full gala and special screening lineup after the jump:

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