Newswire: Don’t worry, everyone, Lars von Trier is drinking again

Late last year, cinephiles were briefly confronted with the prospect of having to go without any more Lars von Trier movies, worrying some and causing others to sigh with relief at not having to suffer through any more of Lars von Trier’s misogynistic tantrums in order to keep current on international cinema. Well, don’t worry, von Trier fans/do worry, actresses: Lars is back!

In a new interview with The Guardian, von Trier expounds on his “sobriety is bullshit” philosophy, saying that he spent six months going to AA meetings every day but “now I start to drink a little again, so that I can work.” He then further clarifies that the drinking isn‘t so much to unlock his creativity—he uses “other drugs” for that—but to calm his anxiety. “I’ve had it since I was a child. I believe that if you are an …

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