Lars von Trier

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Streaming: the best winners of Cannes’ Palme d’Or
Twenty-one films will vie for the top spot at the 76th Cannes film festival, which starts next week, hoping to join the roll call of past classics, from Taxi Driver and M*A*S*H to Parasite

Guy Lodge

06, May, 2023 @7:00 AM

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The Patient to Willow: the seven best shows to stream this week
Steve Carell and Domnhall Gleeson star in a gripping doctor-patient thriller, while Warwick Davis is off on another quest as the beloved sorcerer

Phil Harrison

25, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The Kingdom: Exodus review – return of Lars von Trier’s cult hospital horror
Venice film festival: Five-part miniseries, premiering at Venice film festival, fuses fear and soap opera with satisfying wildness and weirdness

Xan Brooks

01, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Lars von Trier diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease
Danish director, who won Palme d’Or for Dancer in the Dark, said to be ‘in good spirits’

Catherine Shoard

08, Aug, 2022 @5:22 PM

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The Godfather star James Caan dies aged 82
Actor who played Sonny Corleone in the groundbreaking 1972 epic engineered a comeback after his career went off the rails in the early 1980s

Andrew Pulver

07, Jul, 2022 @5:12 PM

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Red carpets and banana skins: Jane Campion and the Oscars hopefuls who jeopardised their chances
The Power of the Dog director has apologised for remarks about the Williams sisters, but they could cost her a gong. If so, she wouldn’t be the first nominee to fall from A-list to blacklist

Ryan Gilbey

17, Mar, 2022 @3:33 PM

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Kirsten Dunst’s 20 best performances – ranked!
To celebrate her Oscar nomination for The Power of the Dog, here are Dunst’s star turns, from game-for-adventure girls-next-door to enigmatic and melancholy brides and widows

Peter Bradshaw

17, Mar, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Stellan Skarsgård: ‘My tips for fatherhood? Don’t lie. Even about Santa Claus’
The Swedish actor best known for his collaborations with Lars von Trier – as well as Marvel movies, Pirates of the Caribbean and Mamma Mia! – answers your questions about Lars von Trier, porn and pickled herrings

As told to Catherine Shoard

25, Nov, 2021 @1:11 PM

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'My father and I disagree on the purpose of cinema': Anders and Nicolas Winding Refn on film-making
The two Danish directors have known the joy of success and the pain of failure in their respective careers. Just don’t expect them to see eye to eye on anything else

Xan Brooks

11, Feb, 2021 @3:00 PM

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The Boss of It All review – whimsical Lars von Trier workplace comedy
This larky Zoom-era adaptation of the director’s film about white-collar leadership is full of improv-style gusto

Arifa Akbar

20, Sep, 2020 @10:15 AM

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When art films attack: why The Painted Bird's try-hard horrors fail to land | Ryan Gilbey
From Haneke to Von Trier, the arthouse provocateur has a long, grim history. But there’s a thin line between trauma and tedium

Ryan Gilbey

14, Sep, 2020 @7:00 AM

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The second coming of Jesus: how the Big Lebowski bowler was resurrected
It’s been 22 years since the dubious Puerto Rican appeared in the Coen brothers’ classic – and 46 since Les Valseuses, the French sex comedy John Turturro has loosely adapted for Jesus’s comeback. Welcome to the world of the cinematic crossover

Ryan Gilbey

20, Mar, 2020 @9:00 AM

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