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Swedish director rocks Cannes

2014-05-27 // 0 Comments

Swedish director Ruben Östlund‘s film TURIST (FORCE MAJEURE) has won the Jury’s price in the class of “Un Certain Regard” (A Special View) at the Cannes Filmfestival. “First time a Swedish film wins this”, writes the Swedish Film Institute. Östlund has impressed me very much with his feature film PLAY which I saw in 2012 at [...]

Beyond Bollywood

2014-04-15 // 0 Comments

Zurich Film Festival concentrates on India’s filmmakers … and they are not alone. London had these new, “India realism” films on show already two years ago. And still, Indian audiences seem not so sure whether they should like it or not. A good sign, I’d [...]

Männerherzen und so

2014-01-14 // 0 Comments

MÄNNERHERZEN … UND DIE GANZ, GANZ GROSSE LIEBE heisst jener Film, der mich – seit ich ihn sah – nicht nur gar köstlich mit dem titelgebenden Ohrwurm quält. Nein … Männerherzen 2 hat mir wieder einmal vor Augen geführt, wie viel Spass es macht, Wotan Wilke Möhring, Till Schweiger, Florian David Fitz und einen erstaunlich [...]

One Alex to play Christian Grey?

2013-05-29 // 0 Comments

A certain Alex might play the rich, disturbed (but oh so sexy!) Christian Grey from best-seller book series “50 Shades of Grey” (says hollywoodlife.com quoting “a source”). Alas, it is NOT Alex Skarsgård (who’d have been our choice), but Alex Pettyfer, a British actor born in 1990, who allegedly already won an MTV Movie Nomination [...]
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