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Scorsese, DeNiro to Create New “Taxi Driver” With Von Trier?

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  An interesting bit of news coming out of Germany’s Berlinale Film Festival is only slightly more odd than the idea of Werner Herzog redoing Abel Ferrara’s “Bad Lieutenant” with Nic Gage (which, if you don’t remember, actually happened). According to multiple reports coming out of Berlin, Martin Scorsese and Robert DeNiro are currently mulling a remake of of their ... Read More »

Meet Me in Trollhattan

Film i Vast, Trollhattan, Sweden

When you’re a Danish director afraid of flying, how do you go on location? Lars von Trier — the controversial director of ‘The Antichrist‘ — has found the answer in the small Swedish city of Trollhatten, just a short train (or a ferry and a car ride) away from his home in Copenhagen.   The city with the strange name ... Read More »

Film + (Virtual) Travel

Lars von Trier

Danish director Lars von Trier’s fear of flying gets nearly as much ink as his filmography. So when Dave Itzkoff, a reporter from the New York Times wanted to schedule an interview about ‘The Antichrist‘ star Willem Dafoe, the director suggested a decidedly 21st century way of meeting face-to-face — internet phone service Skype. Looking at each other from across ... Read More »

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