2022 German Film Festival has announced first highlights and “Kino for Kids” sidebar!
This year’s Festival Special Presentation is DEAR THOMAS (Lieber Thomas), a historical monochrome biopic of East German writer and filmmaker Thomas Brasch, starring rising star Albrecht Schuch (Fabian: Going to the Dogs and Berlin Alexanderplatz GFF21). Brasch was born as a German-Jewish emigrant in England, moving to the GDR with his family in the 1950s. As he grows into a prolific writer and poetic rebel, he struggles with the reality of censorship in communist East Germany.
Watch the teaser trailer for Marvel Studio’s Thor: Love and Thunder!
But his retirement is interrupted by a galactic killer known as Gorr the God Butcher (Christian Bale), who seeks the extinction of the gods. To combat the threat, Thor enlists the help of King Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson), Korg (Taika Waititi) and ex-girlfriend Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), who – to Thor’s surprise – inexplicably wields his magical hammer, Mjolnir, as the Mighty Thor.
Together, they embark upon a harrowing cosmic adventure to uncover the ...
Downton Abbey: A New Era Movie Review
Wisely the filmmakers have stitched together multiple plot lines this time (as opposed to a royal visit being the main feature in the first film). This leads to a richer tapestry to work with and this creates improvements on the first movie in almost every way.
One plot line is the mystery inheritance of a villa in France by Violet Crawley, played by the series MVP Maggie Smith. This necessitates a trip across the pond and provides the opportunity of showcasing ...
Spanish Film Festival – Language Lessons Movie Review
Adam (Mark Duplass) receives a present from his husband for 100 Spanish lessons. They are to be delivered remotely by Cariño (Natalie Morales). Adam lives the life of luxury in the United States while Cariño has to ply her trade remotely from Costa Rica. Through circumstance, they become much more than teacher and student.
Underlined by some very serious themes, the film is a joy to behold and its emotional ride, while not always easy is tremendously satisfying. ...
Check out the New Pilot Training Featurette for Top Gun: Maverick!
When he finds himself training a detachment of TOPGUN graduates for a specialized mission the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen, Maverick encounters Lt. Bradley Bradshaw (Miles Teller), call sign: “Rooster,” the son of Maverick’s late friend and Radar Intercept Officer Lt. Nick Bradshaw, aka “Goose.”
Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past, Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his own deepest fears, culminating ...
The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent Movie Review
For hardcore fans of his complete movie catalogue, there are too many easter eggs to count. For the less obsessive it references enough of his mainstream fare to still make you a co-conspirator in the mirth. It definitely relies on you finding the actor’s core character amusing.
Cage plays a version of Cage that is in need of a career (and financial) bump after losing out on a work-defining role. He accepts a lucrative invitation to attend a birthday party for ...
Watch the Jurassic World Dominion Legacy Featurette – in Aussie cinemas June 9!
From Jurassic World architect and director Colin Trevorrow, Dominion takes place four years after Isla Nublar has been destroyed. Dinosaurs now live—and hunt—alongside humans all over the world. This fragile balance will reshape the future and determine, once and for all, whether human beings are to remain the apex predators on a planet they now share with history’s most fearsome creatures.
Jurassic World Dominion, from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entert...
Watch the trailer for Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank!
A hard-on-his-luck hound Hank (Michael Cera) finds himself in a town full of cats who need a hero to defend them from a ruthless villain's (Ricky Gervais) evil plot to wipe their village off the map.
With help from a reluctant teacher (Samuel L. Jackson) to train him, our underdog must assume the role of town samurai and team up with the villagers to save the day. The only problem… cats hate dogs!
Also starring Mel Brooks, George Takei, Aasif Mandvi, Gabriel ...
The Northman Movie Review
Fast forward a number of years and the ensuing time has not been kind to the adult Prince. His body shows the hard life of a marauding warrior and his mind is still crowded with thoughts of revenge. Even meeting a hot blonde, Olga of the Birch Forest (Anya Taylor-Joy) does little to mellow out his ways.
He discovers the location of his uncle, Fjölnir the Brotherless (Claes Bang) and continues his unwavering direction of vengeance. This time taking Olga along for ...
Check out the trailer for The Bob’s Burgers Movie!
The story begins when a ruptured water main creates an enormous sinkhole right in front of Bob's Burgers, blocking the entrance indefinitely and ruining the Belchers’ plans for a successful summer.
While Bob and Linda struggle to keep the business afloat, the kids try to solve a mystery that could save their family's restaurant. As the dangers mount, these underdogs help each other find hope and fight to get back behind the counter, where they belong.