Lars von Trier

Film

Lars von Trier Is in Trouble for Screening an Extra-Violent Version of His New Movie

The MPAA is not happy.
River Donaghey
11.29.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Lars von Trier's New Movie Is So Violent 100 People Walked Out at Cannes

One critic called 'The House That Jack Built' "two and half hours of self-reflexive torture porn."
Adam Forrest
5.15.18
Art

'Breaking the Waves' of a New Kind of Opera

At Prototype Festival, Missy Mazzoli's Lars von Trier adaptation makes a strong case for an alternative Friday evening activity.
Emerson Rosenthal
1.12.17
Stuff

How LARPing Grew from an Odd Hobby to an International Phenomenon

Beyond the stereotypes, live action role-playing is a vibrant scene that draws inspiration from tabletop games, drama, and performance art.
Dan Duray
10.7.15
Art

Here’s What David Lynch Would Look Like as a House

Federico Babina illustrates houses inspired by the signature style of 27 film directors.
Annie Armstrong
6.19.15
vice meets

VICE Meets Ulrich Seidl

We spoke to the Austrian director about Nazi nostalgia and the marketing genius of Lars von Trier, over plum cake and schnapps.
Markus Lust
3.9.15
Film

'The Babadook' Is a Horror Movie About a Mother Who Hates Her Son

With her critically acclaimed debut feature-length film, Jennifer Kent wants to show that horror movies can explore serious issues.
Hugh Ryan
11.25.14
Stuff

Talking to Stacy Martin About Her Fake Sex with Shia LaBeouf

Landing a role in the most infamous movie of the past decade—Lars von Trier's four-hour epic, Nymphomaniac—isn't a bad way to start your acting career. In her screen debut, 22-year-old British model Stacy Martin spends the majority of her time...
Oliver Lunn
2.26.14
Stuff

I Don’t Want to Read Any More Books About Straight White People Having Sex

I was drawn into the hype over Sheila Heti’s 'How Should a Person Be?' primarily after James Wood published his review criticizing the book as “evasive,” “vaguely intelligent,” and of “a deliberate flippancy.” I’ll be the first to say James Wood is a...
Blake Butler
10.9.12
Film

Submit A Five Minute Film To Appear In Lars von Trier's Crowdsourced Project Gesamt

<p>The Danish director is creating a user-generated film, based on reinterpretations of six artworks.</p>
Kevin Holmes
8.15.12
Film

Original Creator: Filmmaker Lars von Trier

<p>We take a look at some iconic artists from numerous disciplines who have left an enduring and indelible mark on today’s creators.</p>
Kevin Holmes
4.30.12