Category archives: Movies & TV-shows

Gilmore Girls - The Revival

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(Lorelai and Rory [Source: Facebook Gilmore Girls]) If you think about an incomparable relationship between a mother and her daughter, it's almost impossible not to stumble across "Gilmore Girls". Fans have desperately been missing Rory and Lorelai since they last appeared on the seventh and - at this time - final season...

Passengers - Movie kick-off of 2017

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(Chris Pratt & Jennifer Lawrence as Jim & Aurora [Source: passengersmovie.com]) Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt are probably two of the most sought after actors in the movie business at this time. Lawrance did an extraordinary job with her iconic role in "The  Hunger Games", where she starrs as Katniss Everdeen. Whereas,...

Film tip: The Guard – An Irish meets black

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  "I'm Irish. Racism is part of my culture." Director: John Michael McDonagh Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle, Mark Strong   The Irish police officer Gerry Boule does not take his service and the bureau so seriously. He takes drugs on patrol, lets the IRA smuggle weapons and dedicates himself to ladies after his shift....

Batman’s weirdest gadgets

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[caption id="attachment_131157" align="aligncenter" width="800"] George Clooney in Batman & Robin[/caption] Surely, for many superhero fanatics, Batman is not only one mere DC hero out of quintillions of universes filled with super heroes. He is one of the most human characters in the DC world because he has no superpowers like Superman....

Run Lola Run - a German movie classic

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When in 1998 the German actress Franka Potente ran into the German movie theatres to save her friend and actor Moritz Bleibtreu, she went down in movie history. The German movie became a real hype for a good reason. Movie critics couldn’t put enough emphasis on the excellent cast. Furthermore,...

Movie recommendation: Lily Sometimes

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“Clara studied law to please papa and I’m studying medicine … but from the perspective of the sick patient!” Directed by Fabienne Berthaud Starring Diane Krüger and Ludivine Sagnier After the death of their mother, the two sisters Clara and Lily try to become close again. This is why Clara who is married...

7 Days of Russian Film Culture

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It is that time of the year again. From November 25 until December 2, the Russian Movie Week will take place in Berlin. Eleven motion pictures as well as a wide range of documentaries and short movies will officially represent the Russian cinematic art. The opening movie this year will be...

When Fitness meets Anime

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Japan may be known to many as the country with the lowest obesity rate but that stellar reputation did not hinder them from developing a highly motivating app to keep that record. Japanese Indie developer Creative Freaks has successfully combined fitness with anime. “Burn your fat with me!!” is a fitness...

Hannibal, an unconventional gentleman

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A real man must be able to cook, that's for sure. Hannibal? He can cook, too - it’s just that his dishes are specialties. This eponymous TV series depicts the life story of the murderer, and deals with his interpersonal relations with other people. The tale of the psychopathic serial killer is about to...