Lars Von Trier Still Going on About Nazis, and 5 Other Stories You'll Be Talking About Today
Happy Wednesday! Also in this edition of The Broadsheet: Abigail Breslin takes the Virgin route ... Auction mania for Liz Taylor and John Wayne devotees ... The jewel of post-communist Bulgaria is awaiting your low-budget genre/schlock movie endeavors ... and more.
· Lars von Trier just won't shut up about being a Nazi, or understanding Nazis, or whatever it is exactly he thinks people want to hear him prattle on about regarding Nazis: "There was a point to this whole thing. I think history shows that we are all Nazis somewhere, and there are a lot of things that can be suddenly set free, and the mechanics behind this setting-free is something we really should really investigate, and the way we do not investigate it is to make it a taboo to talk about it." OK, fine. Then at least be interesting talking about it? [THR]
· Abigail Breslin is attached to A Virgin Mary, a coming-of-age comedy about a teenager who pacts with her best friend (Carter Jenkins) to have sex if neither of them lose their virginity by age 18. Aww! Something tells me true love waits. And also that that title won't last. [Variety]
· In the market for jewelry from the $30 million collection owned by the late Elizabeth Taylor? Get thee to Christie's in December, where a high-roller auction is on the way in December. [AP]
· And if Liz's jewels aren't your thing, there's always John Wayne's old junk. To wit: Golden Globe for True Grit, original owner, never used. Still in box. $50K O/B/O. [LAT]
· Tired of the expense and hassle involved in producing movies in America? Let veteran genre kingpin Avi Lerner pitch you his new, Soviet-mod Bulgarian studio Nu Boyana for all your downmarket needs. 
· Last night on The Colbert Report, host Stephen Colbert reported a study claiming that knowing spoilers ahead of time might actually enhance a reader or viewer's experience consuming art and media. And then he commenced spoiling your entire life. Pretty awesome. [Gawker]