Zurich Film Festival

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. [...]

LIFE ITSELF, a Roger Ebert biopic

2014-10-21 // 0 Comments

“Movies are like a machine that generates empathy” says Roger Ebert in the great biopic LIFE ITSELF by director Steve James, and the great film critic adds: “They let us take part in other people’s lives.” In fact it was Roger Ebert who let so many people take part in the wonders of films and [...]

SVENSKJÄVEL av Ronnie Sandahl vinner Golden Hugo i Chicago

2014-10-20 // 0 Comments

Swedish Film Institute announces that SVENSKJÄVEL (English title: UNDERDOG) won Golden Hugo at Chicago Film Festival (sfi.se) Chicagos filmfestival avslutas just nu och två svenska filmer blir belönade. Ronnie Sandahls Svenskjävel vinner Golden Hugo i sektionen Best New Directors Competition. Ester Martin Bergsmark vinner Silver Hugo för Nånting måste gå sönder … Svenskjävel av [...]

WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS – 5 Zimmer, Küche, Sarg

2014-10-15 // 0 Comments

For once the German title is way funnier than the English original WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS: 5 ZIMMER, KÜCHE, SARG describes your average flat sharing situation, throwing in Sarg (= German for “coffin”) … Whoa! And we’re instantly aware of a very special condo situation indeed. The comedy/mockumentary about Vampires (“dead but delicious”) in [...]

Cybercrime and Social Engineering in WHO AM I, ETTOR NOLLOR et al

2014-10-10 // 0 Comments

10. Zurich Film Festival gave us insight into cybercrime at an unprecedented level. Swedish TV-Miniseries ETTOR NOLLOR –  meaning “zeroes and ones”, a binary code if I ever saw one – is a veritable thriller in the heart of Göteborg. ETTOR NOLLOR had a hacker at its core, and it showed relentlessly how hacking is interconnected [...]

MY OLD LADY review

2014-10-09 // 0 Comments

“It’s a family thing” … Struggling author Mathias (Kevin Kline) is broke, his last hope is the house in Paris which he inherited from his father … along with the house comes a tenant he can’t get rid of: British grammar Nazi Mathilde (Dame Maggie Smith) used to be the long time lover of his father [...]

IM LABYRINTH DES SCHWEIGENS

2014-10-08 // 0 Comments

“Die Welt will Petticoats und Zuckerguß”… 1958 hat sich Deutschland gerade wieder vom Schrecken des Krieges gefangen. Was der aufstrebende Staatsanwalt Johann Radmann (Alexander Fehling) da über das “Schutzhaftlager” Auschwitz herausfindet, landet zunächst IM LABYRINTH DES SCHWEIGENS – bis Generalstaatsanwalt Fritz Bauer den jungen Kollegen dabei [...]
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