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  • 'Up-close' integrates live classical music with film

     'Up-close' integrates live classical music with film
    The young Dutch composer Michel van der Aa likes to describe his works as containing multiple "layers" or "mirror realities." For example, in Van der Aa's 30-minute "music theater" piece "Up-close" (2010), which will be part of Tuesday's Green...
  • 'Nymphomaniac' Producer Sees Fearless Filmmaking Behind the Pic's Production

    Danish helmer Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac" is being screened for critics in Europe and the U.S., with Variety's Peter Debruge weighing in on the lengthy film about a sex addict. But because it's von Trier (who famously got himself banned from Cannes a...
  • 'Nymphomaniac' Unveiled To European Industryites at Les Arcs Fest

    The first opus of Lars von Trier's widely-anticipated "Nymphomaniac" was unveiled for the first time to industry players at Les Arcs European Film Festival on Tuesday evening. The pic's unspooling kicked off the DIRE days, a five-day confab allowing...
  • Uncut Version of 'Nymphomaniac' to World Premiere at Berlin Film Festival

    LONDON -- The uncut version of "Nymphomaniac Volume I" will world premiere at the Berlin Film Festival, where it will play out of competition. Director Lars von Trier is expected to attend the screening. The shorter version of Von Trier's pic will be...
  • Stellan Skarsgard To Exec Produce English-Language Post-WWII Drama

    Swedish star Stellan Skarsgard ("Nymphomaniac") is set to exec produce an English-language feature film adaptation of late journo Stig Dagerman's "German Autumn" (Tysk Host). "Autumn" comprises a series of articles Dagerman penned while in Germany in the...
  • 'Django Unchained' pays homage to Wagner's 'Siegfried'

    'Django Unchained' pays homage to Wagner's 'Siegfried'
    When Los Angeles Opera presented its new production of Richard Wagner's "Siegfried" a few years ago at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the packed house included the usual assortment of donors and local opera buffs. Nestled somewhere in the orchestra...
  • 'Tannhauser' production booed for using Nazi imagery

    'Tannhauser' production booed for using Nazi imagery
    A new production of Richard Wagner's opera "Tannhauser" in Germany was reportedly booed by members of the audience who were apparently upset over the use of Nazi imagery in the staging. The opera opened Saturday at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in...
  • Composer Richard Wagner's 200th birthday will be marked worldwide

    Composer Richard Wagner's 200th birthday will be marked worldwide
    Richard Wagner -- the 19th century composer whose epic operas are considered to be among the greatest ever written and whose anti-Semitic views still cause controversy -- was born 200 years ago Wednesday in Leipzig, Germany. The composer's...
  • Cannes: Festival favorite enjoys L.A. ties

    Cannes: Festival favorite enjoys L.A. ties
    — Writer-director Terrence Malick wasn't there to accept it, but "The Tree of Life," his ambitious and long-anticipated examination of what it all means, won the Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or on Sunday night. "He remains infamously and...
  • Reel Critics: 'Happy Feet' dances back into theaters

    George Miller is no stranger to first-class animated films featuring talking animals. He directed the revered classic "Babe," which was nominated for Best Picture. He also directed the first "Happy Feet" movie, replacing talking pigs, dogs and sheep...
  • The Contenders: Kirsten Dunst of 'Melancholia'

    The Contenders: Kirsten Dunst of 'Melancholia'
    As Justine, the complicated young bride at the center of Lars von Trier's apocalyptic meditation on depression, "Melancholia," Kirsten Dunst is called upon to convey great depths of anguish with very little dialogue. But Dunst, 29, delivers such a...