As unspeakably horrific as much of Antichrist is, the film occasionally walks the line between the scary and the wacky. Among its claims to infamy is the instant-classic sequence in which Willem Dafoe encounters a rather talkative fox in the woods. Check it out below—truth be told, this anthropomorphized beast has always brought a rather silly smile to our faces, despite the gore. Viewers in Denver can discover for themselves whether they’re more inclined to smile or scream during Lars von Trier’s one-of-a-kind work of gross-out horror when it plays in two midnight showings this weekend (October 26 and 27) at the Esquire Theatre—just in time for Halloween.
Two Stark Visions of the American Underbelly Hit the Big Screen
A new restoration of the groundbreaking vérité documentary Streetwise joins its companion piece, Tiny: the Life of Eric Blackwell, at New York’s Metrograph theater this weekend.