MELANCHOLIA Is An Infinitely Morbid...

Rating: ★★★★½

On paper, Melancholia should be nothing more than an Armageddon meets Deep Impact-esque affair, full of near misses and romantic sub plots. A nearby planet is on course to...

05-18-2011
REACTION FROM VARIETY: MIND-BLOWING...

It's the end of the world but also the start of something new for Lars von Trier, whose mind-blowing "Melancholia" offers perhaps the gentlest depiction of annihilation one could imagine from any...

05-18-2011
FIRST REACTIONS ON TRIER'S...

Although at one point in the film I was hating it, by the end I was entirely under its spell. Von Trier is serious, meditative in Melancholia. It’s certainly his most serious film in a while and...

05-18-2011
HEADHUNTERS ACQUISITIONS

Morten Tyldum’s HEADHUNTERS was picked up by several distributors after its closed market premiere in Cannes.


Alta Films (Spain), Big Movie (Russia), Insomnia (Ex Yugoslavia)...

05-17-2011
MADMAN AND LEV CINEMAS ACQUIRE...

Australian distributor Madman and Israeli distributor Lev Cinemas have bought the rights to Lars von Trier’s MELANCHOLIA just a few days before its premiere in Competition May 18th at Cannes Film...

05-17-2011
TRUSTNORDISK PRE-SALES MEET THE BUYERS

New projects from TrustNordisk, presented for the first time here in Cannes at closed promo-screenings, have been snatched by several distributors.


Nikolaj Arcel’s epic drama, starring...

05-17-2011