Frankfurt / Gemany (Weltexpress). First published in 1925, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s THE GREAT GATSBY is a major American classic and required high school reading. Two-time Oscar-winner for his extravagant rendering of MOULIN ROUGE!, it is hardly surprising that Baz Luhrmann was attracted to the glitz a
Frankfurt / Germany (Weltexpress) - 17-year old MK (voiced by Amanda Seyfried) returns to her father’s isolated forest home after a long absence. Hoping to finally get closer to her eccentric dad ((Jason Sudeikis), she is saddened to find that little has changed. The professor seems more obsessed th
Frankfurt / Germany (Weltexpress). In case anybody saw SCARY MOVIE 5, released last week in Europe, this is one of the key pictures it was lampooning. So now you know the joke. And that’s about the only joke to be had in this grisly remake of Sam Raimi’s 1981 original THE EVIL DEAD.
Frankfurt / Germany (Weltexpress). STOKER centers on the coming-of-age of India Stoker (Mia Wasikowska). Losing her beloved father Richard (Dermot Mulroney) in a tragic auto accident on the eve of her 18th birthday, her secluded life is suddenly shattered.
Frankfurt / Germany (Weltexpress). One of the year’s most eagerly-awaited films, STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS lives up to expectations. After four separate TV series, eleven motion pictures, countless parodies (GALAXY QUEST springs instantly to mind) and decades of Trekkie conventions, it was inevitable
Frankfurt / Germany (Weltexpress). The documentary directed by Jon Brewer portrays the life and work of legendary musician BB King, hailed by many as the King of Blues. Born in 1925, Riley King grew up on the cotton plantations of Mississippi, overcoming abject poverty and bitter racism to become on
Frankfurt / Germany (Weltexpress). Shot in the style of a legal thriller, this documentary illustrates the work of the International Criminal Court and the frustrations and difficulties involved in bringing some of the world’s worst criminals to justice.
Frankfurt / Germany (Weltexpress). Created by French filmmakers Benoit Delepine and Gustave de Kervern, THE BIG NIGHT revolves around a mini-revolution in a dreary, suburban shopping center headed by a dysfunctional French family who spontaneously resolve to adopt the nihilist conduct of their son,
Frankfurt / Germany (Weltexpress). Well into her 60s, former femme fatale Charlotte Rampling, albeit still in relatively good shape, seeks to resurrect her sex appeal in I, ANNA, playing opposite a weary-looking, yet still attractive (it’s unfair, I know), Gabriel Byrne.
Frankfurt / Germany (Weltexpress). IRON MAN 3 opens with these words by billionaire industrialist and playboy Tony Stark. The year is 1999, the place: Berne, Switzerland. It is a gala event, where Stark is up to his old tricks: carelessly breaking hearts and arrogantly treating those around him, tho
Frankfurt / Germany (Weltexpress). After a seven year hiatus, one of the most successful comedy-spoof franchises of all time is back with a vengeance. With SCARY MOVIE 5, writer/producer David Zucker is obviously seeking to emulate the success of its predecessors by lifting elements from every horro
Frankfurt / Germany (Weltexpress). If SIDE EFFECTS really is to be his last motion picture, as Steven Soderbergh has announced, then it’s not a bad swan song. A compelling, infuriating and relatively gratifying thriller, with the sort of solid acting performances that Soderbergh seems always able to
Frankfurt / Germany (Weltexpress). Las Vegas: the city that never sleeps; home of bright lights, gambling casinos and stage extravaganzas. Likewise home to the magician duo of Burt Wonderstone (Steve Carell) and Anton Mervelton (Steve Buscemi), who have been captivating audiences with their sensatio
Frankfurt / Germany (Weltexpress). Back in 2005, writer/director Joseph Kosinski had already worked out the plot for OBLIVION and put his ideas to paper in the form of a graphic novel, hoping to later develop it into a screenplay. His work on TRON: LEGACY in 2010, however, forced him to put the proj
Frankfurt / Germany (Weltexpress). On April 10th, the world’s largest and most significant music industry trade fair opens its doors for a four-day excursion into the world of musical instruments, sheet music, music production and marketing. The foremost meeting place for the international music ins