The Karlovy Vary Film Festival, which is Central and Eastern Europe’s leading sprocket opera, opened Friday with a tribute to John Travolta, who received the fest’s Crystal Globe for outstanding…
Iceland has one of the planet's highest levels of Internet use, and the government's next act could be groundbreaking: There is legislation to ban all forms of digital porn.
Swedish actress Anita Bjork, one of Sweden's most respected actresses and a performer for director Ingmar Bergman both onstage and onscreen, died in Stockholm on Oct. 24. She was 89.
Jonas Mekas' charming trifle is just about as accessible as experimental cinema gets.
For IFC brass, a perk of picking up experimental pic "Drawing Restraint 9" must be getting to hang with the artist-filmmaker Matthew Barney and his wife -- the pic's co-star and Icelandic alt-pop…
Without any new material, Bjork is put in the unenviable position of competing with herself, specifically her 2001 Dorothy Chandler Pavilion concert; a stunning, once-in-a-lifetime event with the…
The legend of Lars Von Trier comes crashing to the ground with "Dancer in the Dark," a 2 1/2-hour demo of auteurist self-importance that's artistically bankrupt on almost every level. An attempt to…
Going to a Bjork concert is a bit like traveling to some faraway mystical world, both musically and atmospherically, where one expects - and finds - the unexpected.