This Austrian blogger is of course especially keen to see the German premiere of RUSH, Ron Howard’s biopic about Austrian racing legend Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl). The film shows how Lauda almost gets burned to death in his quest against his nemesis, the Brit James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth). Howard is a petrol head, as we could witness in BBC‘s Topgear. And Brühl is a master actor, we already praised him inthis blog, he really looks the part, and he sounds it too, we hear. For us Austrians, Niki Lauda is omnipresent, an icon, someone we’ve grown up with. In half an hour the press screening starts. Can’t wait!
Finally a film that is a pure pleasure to watch! Maybe it’s because it’s running out of competition. While the artsy stuff concentrates on shabby exteriors, beat up chain smoking weirdos and excessive use of […]
Almost … these two films almost made it into my reviews, but HILL OF FREEDOM by Sang-Soo Hong became too boring (after a good start: witty dialogues, a dog named “Dream” and a well reasoned anachronic […]
BLACKHAT , directed and partly written by Michael Mann, “follows a furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners as they hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta” […]