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A Coffee In Berlin Music Box Films Home Entertainment Reviewed for Shockya by Harvey Karten. Data-based on Rotten Tomatoes Grade: B+ Director: Jan Ole Gerster Screenplay: Jan Ole Gerster Cast: Tom Schilling, Friederike Kempter, Marc Hosemann, Katharina Schuttler, Justus Von Dohnanyi Screened at: Critics’ link, NYC, 8/16/14 Opens: DVD on October 7, 2014 When you think of Germany in the 1930s and 1940s, its humor does not come necessarily to mind. German humor? An oxymoron. Now forward to the 21st Century and you will discover German movies that are funny to the locals and whose humor travels well across the Atlantic. The New Wave style “A Coffee in Berlin,” formerly [ Read More ]
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- Harvey Karten
Outside of the "Twilight" films, Robert Pattinson has been getting some consistent and impressive work from independent filmmakers, from David Cronenberg to Werner Herzog. Yet he's so far been unable to be a box office draw in that context, with his last two indies -- "Cosmopolis" and "Bel Ami" -- failing to even gross $1 million. Will David Michod's well-reviewed "The Rover" change that this weekend? Here's our prediction for that and four other openers: Read More: Robert Pattinson on Singing Keri Hilson in 'The Rover' and How He Chooses His Projects Post-'Twilight' A Coffee In Berlin (Music Box Films) Director: Jan Ole Gerster Cast: Tom Schilling, Katharina Schüttler, Justus von Dohnányi, Andreas Schröders Criticwire Average: 7 critics gave it a B average Where It's Screening: At the Sunshine in New York. It opens in Philadelphia, Chicago and the Bay Area next weekend. Box Office Expectation: This German import about a young »
- Peter Knegt
Schömann’s credits at Rat Pack included The Crocodiles family film franchise and 3D adventure Wickie and the Treasure of the Gods directed by Christian Ditter..
Together with Becker, she produced writer-director Bora Dagtekin’s box-office hits Turkish For Beginners and Suck Me Shakespeer which has seen by over 7m cinema-goers in Germany alone and has taken over € 52 m since its release last November.
Suck Me Shakespeer, which won a German Film Award last month as the country’s most successful feature of 2013, is handled internationally by Berlin-based sales outfit Picture Tree International.
Constantin stays at school
School-based stories are clearly »
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George Clooney's epic about second world war art theft gets the true story of these art sleuths right, but needs to be liberated from too much material and a wayward plot
• George Clooney calls for Mona Lisa to be returned to Italy
Monuments Men (2014)
Director: George Clooney
Entertainment grade: C
History grade: B
The Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives programme was a group of men and women in the Allied armies who protected and preserved treasures during the second world war, and later found and returned art stolen by the Nazis.
It's March 1943. Belgian monks hide their altarpieces, a swastika flag flutters in front of the Eiffel Tower, and Adolf Hitler is pilfering art from all over Europe to build a collection for his planned Führermuseum. Meanwhile, in the Us, museum curator Frank Stokes (George Clooney) tries to persuade American commanders that European art is worth saving. "This is Da Vinci's Last Supper, »
- Alex von Tunzelmann
4 items from 2014
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