Category Archives: German Film

Isle of Dogs (2018) Rated PG-13

A boy looks for his dog on the Isle of Dogs. Starring Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, and Edward Norton. This is a typical Wes Anderson film; it has style, but it’s lost on the substance. It’s Anderson’s stylistic film-making on display. … Continue reading

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Everything Will Be Fine (2015) Rated NR

While mindlessly driving around town, a writer accidentally hits and kills a child. Starring James Franco, Peter Miller, and Gilbert Wahiakeron. This film really delves into forgiveness and guilt. Franco plays the writer brilliantly as he struggles with the consequences of … Continue reading

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Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013) Rated R

Hansel and Gretel are bounty hunters that track down witches. When the blood moon rises, they learn that there is a new evil that’ll remind them of their past. Starring Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen. A twisted version of the … Continue reading

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Flypaper (2011) Rated NR

 A man is caught between two robberies at the same bank with the teller that he is secretly in love with. Starring Patrick Dempsey, Ashley Judd, Tim Blake Nelson, Mekhi Phifer, Jeffrey Tambor. I enjoyed this film. It’s not perfect: at times it falls … Continue reading

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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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