Victoria.

It took director Sebastian Schipper two years to get his latest film Victoria accepted at any film festivals. Cast and director took to the streets of Berlin three times to film their electric vision in just one miraculous shot. Settling on the third version, Schipper brought his masterpiece to the world. A world who proved unprepared, with … Continue reading

Bridge of Spies.

Mark Rylance and Tom Hanks both star in Bridge of Spies, the latest from Steven Spielberg. Inspired by a true story, the film takes place during the cold war. The opening scene captures almost everything that’s great about good spy movies. A phone rings and the spy, Rudolph Abel, answers it. He paints landscapes on … Continue reading

Wings of Desire.

Wim Wenders’ 1987 masterpiece has a lot to say about Berlin, humanity, life and death. Unexpectedly meta and deeply romantic – Wings of Desire remains a European contemporary classic; something of a youngest child to the German New Wave movement of the 1960s and 1970s. Bruno Ganz play Damiel, one of the many angels who … Continue reading