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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Binu Starnegg

Manila born, Brooklyn bred and longtime resident of Vienna, Binu Starnegg is currently managing editor for Metropole. Photo: Visual Hub

Ever Wondered how a Film Score is Composed? This Documentary is for you

Score gives a rundown on the history, impact and craft of composing film music.Film soundtracks and their composers wield subtle power: Ideally, their work remains unobtrusive, enhancing a scene while never overshadowing it. But...

Grätzl | Stadtpark: Central Perk

For all the rolling Prater meadows and vineyards in the Vienna Woods, green space in the city center is in short supply – were it not for the Stadtpark (city park), popular as ever...
leisure seeker

Baby Boomers Revolt in The Leisure Seeker

A bittersweet reflection on old age, held afloat by stellar performances.We’re not getting any younger, as the saying goes, and for die-hard baby boomers reaching post-retirement, that is a hard pill to swallow. In...
hans puchsbaum

Metropole Bedtime Stories | The Steffl’s North Tower and Hans Puchsbaum’s Pact with the...

Vienna’s origins date back to Roman times (perhaps longer) and over the centuries, the city has accumulated plenty of legends. They deal with classic themes like jealousy, revenge, intrigue, lust, and – as is...
vintage movie theatres vienna

Here’s our Guide to Vienna’s Vintage Movie Theatres

Vienna’s vintage movie theatres endure and thrive with niche programming.Cinema is a young medium, around for just over a century. But it’s made up for it with nostalgia. Self-referential and prone to looking back,...
human world

Metropole’s Top 10 Movies at This Human World Film Festival

Presenting cinema with a conscience, This Human World International Human Rights Film Festival has raised awareness for a decade, living up to its name by covering countless topics from the well known to the...
robert frank

The Documentary About Photographer Robert Frank, Don’t Blink Will be at the Gartenbaukino

Don’t Blink is an insightful gaze into the life and mind of iconoclastic photographer Robert FrankThe camera zeroes in on an unkempt, disheveled elderly gentleman; a question comes from off screen: “What makes a...
sebastian kurz

Opinion | The Empty Promises of Sebastian Kurz

Regardless of what you think of the “New ÖVP,” the hype around its leader Sebastian Kurz, Austria’s millennial foreign minister and likely new chancellor, is getting out of handNaturally, that’s as the ÖVP planned...
viennale 2017

10 Films you Shouldn’t Miss at the Viennale 2017

Cinephiles rejoice! Every year, Christmas comes early as the Viennale rolls in, offering up a broad swath of features, documentaries and short films from crowd pleasers to experimental works, supplemented with retrospectives and gems...