I have seen series head for a certain look and feel, just to witness them falter after a few episodes. Not so in Netflix’s flagship series HOUSE OF CARDS. Cinematography, set design, character development and directing are one genius mix targeted to deliver the best of TV entertainment. I do hope that Netflix will provide Europe with the English original version of upcoming new seasons as soon as they are shown in the US. No, we do not need the German dubbed versions. We Europeans tend to speak and understand more than one language. Did I mention that I loved every episode – why, every take – of it?
Sometimes a film haunts you – in a good way, even though it has its flaws. THE FOUNTAIN is one such, but you’ll need some patience to sit through your confusion as to which story […]
Not only are all technical necessities of the craft met most stunningly, Michael Hirst’s THE TUDORS is excellently written and beautifully played by such wonderful talent as Jonathan Rhys Meyers (King Henry VIII), Sam Neill (Cardinal […]
Das waren noch Zeiten, als Film-Industrie Zelluloid-Kopien anfertigen musste (INGLORIOUS BASTERDS würde nicht funktionieren ohne diese alte Technik). Heute ist ein Film einen klick entfernt … ok, mehrere klicks, eine Anmeldung und vielleicht auch ein […]