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VON TRIER, WHO JOKED ABOUT HITLER, IS HAILED IN BERLIN

November 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Lars Von Trier, who was declared persona non grata by the Cannes Film Festival last May after joking about Hitler and the Nazis at a press conference, became the leading contender at the 24th European Film Awards over the weekend, when his end-of-the-world film Melancholia was nominated in eight of the competition’s nine categories. Five […]

GODARD WON’T APPEAR FOR OSCAR CEREMONY AFTER ALL

October 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Legendary French director Jean-Luc Godard, who initially failed to acknowledge a letter from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences notifying him that he had been selected to receive an honorary Oscar this year, then wrote that he would attend “schedule permitting,” has now said that he will regretfully not appear after all. The […]