October 2014

NORTHMEN beat Brad Pitt

2014-10-31 // 0 Comments

(zach/bauer) Die Wikinger schlagen zu: wie heute offiziell bekanntgegeben wurde, hat sich das US-Medienunternehmen Starz die Kino-, DVD- und TV-Rechte am historischen Action-Film “Northmen – A Viking Saga”, zu dem wir das Drehbuch verfasst haben, für den amerikanischen und kanadischen Markt gesichert. [...]

EASTERN PROMISES starring Viggo Mortensen

2014-10-28 // 1 Comment

I should have watched EASTERN PROMISES before I saw THE EQUALIZER – I might have drawn some parallels and I might have reduced THE EQUALIZER to a brilliantly photographed “me-too”. Why, Viggo Mortensen fighting two armed thugs au naturel is so much more exciting than what Denzel Washington can do with a corkscrew. Earnestly, while THE EQUALIZER is [...]

Film ab! – Filmvorführer bei Festivals

2014-10-27 // 0 Comments

Filmvorführer reisen von Festival zu Festival – zumindest wenn sie so vielseitig und erfahren sind wie “film techniek”-Mitarbeiter Daniel Kundi, der noch bis zum 6. November 2014 bei der Viennale “auflegt”. Diesen Einblick gab er uns vor der Vorführung von A WALK ON THE MOON mit Viggo Mortensen. Nach der Viennale geht’s für Daniel nach [...]

Saw Tiong Guan on ZUO TIAN (PAST PRESENT) – Videointerview

2014-10-26 // 1 Comment

Malaysian filmmaker Saw Tiong Guan presented his soulful documentary ZUO TIAN (which means PAST PRESENT) about iconic filmmaker Tsai Ming-liang today at the Vienna International Fillm Festival Viennale – he talks about his portrait of Tsai and about his next project.   -> Review No [...]

ZUO TIAN (PAST PRESENT) and NO FORM

2014-10-25 // 0 Comments

NO FORM is an intense work of art, a dreamlike sequence on a busy street coupled with a symphony in red and white, a short film by Malaysian filmmaker Tsai Ming-Liang, whose life and childhood memories – essentially what formed him and his work – were presented in a soulful portrait named ZUO TIAN (PAST [...]

SIRE GAUVAIN starring Ernst Umhauer

2014-10-23 // 0 Comments

We said we’d keep an eye on intense and beautiful actor Ernst Umhauer, since we first saw him in DANS LA MAISON. He stars as the mythical knight SIRE GAUVAIN (English: SIR GAWAIN) in French TV soon, as director Martin Beilby and Producer Vanessa Bertin tell us. We do hope the film (which will be finished [...]
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