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  • In Search of Greatness

    In Search of Greatness

    ★★★★½

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    Today: In Search of Greatness

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    „How do we become great and what is Greatness?“
    (The Two Cineasts)

    Hi everybody, these 80 minutes with the main topic of sport are so much more than explaining and exploring what makes a Michael Jordan, a Tom Brady, or a Serena Williams the best, but a philosophically examination and above all an ode to creativity, being in terms of craft first an ordinary looking documentation,…

  • Masel Tov Cocktail

    Masel Tov Cocktail

    ★★★★★

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    Today: Masel Tov Cocktail

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    "A capable team has made a little piece of art from the everyday life of a young Jew."
    (The Two Cineasts)

    Hi everybody, it has not always been easy for Jews here in Germany, you know that, but how about nowadays, only two generations after the greatest crime against humanity of all time, to live in that very country, while anti-Semitism is sprouting once more globally…

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  • They Shall Not Grow Old

    They Shall Not Grow Old

    ★★★★★

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    Today: They Shall Not Grow Old

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    „These people didn´t live in a silent, black and white world.“
    (Proved by Peter Jackson)

    Hi everybody, back at its initial release we were furious as we had to wait over a year to watch this landmark of a film, since the first released pictures and trailers, we were curious. Mastermind behind this First World War documentary is Peter Jackson. What he delivered is jawdropping,…

  • Alien: Harvest

    Alien: Harvest

    ★★★★

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    Today: Alien: Harvest

    For the 40th anniversary to the start to one of the most famous (horror) franchises of all time and to tribute the series, there were several short films released in 2019:

    Hi everybody, with no background information we are sucked right into a plot that is far from being original yet does what it's intended to do: entertain while paying tribute. The score is absolutely phenomenal just like in the…

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  • Taxi Driver

    Taxi Driver

    ★★★★★

    "When I first was writing the script I thought it was about loneliness. What I learned while writing the script is this was about a man who suffered from the pathology of loneliness, he wasn't only by nature he was lonely as a defense mechanism and he reinforced his own loneliness by his own behavior and the pathology grew until it became malignant and violent."
    (Screenwriter Paul Schrader)


    AN INDIVIDUALS FIGHT AGAINST LONELINESS - SCORSESE'S DARK MASTERPIECE OF URBAN ALIENATION IS DISTURBING, POWERFUL, AND REMAINS RELEVANT

  • Unforgiven

    Unforgiven

    ★★★★★

    "I swore I would never be involved in a picture with this much violence in it. But the more I read it and the more I came to understand the purpose of the film, the more fascinated I became."
    (Gene Hackman)


    BLURRING THE LINES BETWEEN HEROISM AND VILLAINY, "UNFORGIVEN" SHATTERS THE MYTH OF "THE OLD WEST"