?From the great beyond into the present? ? an interview with Jo Lendle

Hanser publisher Jo Lendle talks about gentle adjustments of languages and marketing strategies.... more more

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Wim Wenders won't give up

Tuesday 6 September, 2005

Sometimes the strong points of a director cannot be had without the weak ones. "Don't Come Knocking" is Wim Wenders' best film in a long time. By Katja Nicodemus
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Attack of the killer disks

Monday 8 August, 2005

The future of cinema is threatened by the rise of the DVD. But cinema is also working hard at its own downfall. By Georg Seeßlen
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Rocking Istanbul

Monday 13 June, 2005

After winning the Golden Bear in Berlin for his last film "Head On", Fatih Akin has now made a documentary on Istanbul's music scene. A talk with Daniel Bax on the film "Crossing the Bridge", tour guides and Vikings, music divas and the responsibilities of critical acclaim.
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Rebels who move the furniture

Wednesday 8 June, 2005

Polish cinemas are full of films by the younger generation of German filmmakers. Their common theme seems to be rebellion. Or, as Adam Krzeminski sees it, rebellion lite.
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Heroic stupidity

15 March, 2005

Looking for the genius in the engineer: Werner Herzog's monumental documentary "The White Diamond" follows a Zeppelin-builder through the jungle of Guyana. A heroic journey to the borders of embarrassment and beyond. By Dietmar Kammerer
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Berlinale round up

Friday 4 March, 2005

Poor old Berlinale: nonstop snow, not enough stars, little Hollywood interest, an overdose of political films and wishywashy films d'auteur. Sounds like a washout - but a host of Chinese independent masterpieces and Julia Jentsch saved the day. By Ekkehard Knörer.
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