Category Archives: German Film

Abraham (1993) Rated NR

 The Old Testament story of Abraham and his family as  they are tested by God. Starring Andrea Prodan, Gottfried John, Kevin McNally, Richard Harris, Barbara Hershey. This portrayal of the life of Abraham did an excellent job of incorporating both the historical and biblical aspects … Continue reading

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The Neverending Story (1984) Rated PG

A boy discovers a fantasy world through the pages of an old book. Based on the novel by Michael Ende. Starring Barret Oliver, Gerald McRaney, Chris Eastman, Noah Hathaway. A wonderful fantasy about a boy named Bastian who struggles with his … Continue reading

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Der Skipper (1990) Rated R

A washed out, drunken sailor gets tricked into taking two British women to the West Indies. Starring Jürgen Prochnow, Patsy Kensit, Elizabeth Hurley This psychological thriller kept me on my toes.  Of course, you know that someone will die going … Continue reading

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Time of the Wolf (2002) Rated G

A boy befriends a wolf after the loss of his parents. Starring Burt Reynolds, Marthe Keller, Devin Douglas Drewitz, Jason Priestley This film is reminiscent of other wolf-related films like The Journey of Natty Gann, A Cry of the Wild, … Continue reading

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The Countess (2009) Rated TV-MA

A 17th century Hungarian countess becomes a serial killer of virgin girls to stay young. Based on the true story of Elizabeth Báthory. Starring Julie Delpy, Daniel Brühl, William Hurt I agree that this isn’t historically accurate film. I believe Julie … Continue reading

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Run Lola Run (1998)

Rated R Run Lola Run is a fast paced film of a couple who needs to replace a small fortune to a mob boss in 20 mins. Twenty minutes get stretched to 80 mins. It’s a very stylistic film. To tell … Continue reading

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Hotel Terminus (1988)

Rated NR The downside of this documentary was that it is long. By long, I mean really long, too long. I think it could have  accomplished what it set out to do even if it was cut in half. I … Continue reading

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Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972)

Rated NR Don Lope de Aguirre heads an army into the jungles of South America to look for the mythical city of El Dorado. Along the way they fight each other, the weather, and the natives. This film starts out so slow … Continue reading

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