There’s so much good television available to stream these days, to say nothing of the films. As the holidays roll in, quirky, dark children’s classics, Mexican demon hunters and alleged Russian royals entice you to stay in. A Series of Unf...
In the lead-up to International Women’s Day, the Vienna International Women’s Film Festival once again presents an eclectic selection. Drawing attention to accomplished filmmakers since 2004, the FrauenFilmTage takes pride in showcasing female t...
The holiday season may be over, but winter is not – so bundle up on the sofa! There’s a mix of great shows and movies coming up. SITCOM Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Directed by comedian Tina Fey, the fourth and final season of Kimmy Schmidt’s misad...
Danse Macabre Visually spectacular, Luca Guadagnino’s reinterpretation of Suspiria is flawed but atmospheric The threshold to womanhood might not be the most obvious theme for your run-of-themill horror story, but Suspiria, a reimagining of Dario...

Bohemian Rhapsody

Actor Rami Malek revives rock icon Freddie Mercury in a bona fide performance A Hollywood adaptation on the stellar rise to fame of the larger-than-life band Queen and its charismatic frontman Freddie Mercury has been a long time coming, and directo...
METROPOLE’s Top 10 Films at the Viennale! It's that time of the year again: Today, the Viennale kicks off, Austria's premier film festival! Featuring over 300 films from all over the world shown over 15 days, it's a cinephile's paradise, with nume...

F for Film

The 56th Viennale promises a more international direction under its first female head In 1991, Philippe Petit, infamous for tightrope walking between Manhattan’s Twin Towers, crossed high in the air from the Apollo Kino to a neighboring WWII anti-...
Bombshell recounts the life of Hedy Lamarr: Austrian émigré, Hollywood diva – and inventor. "Any girl can look glamorous, aLL she has to do is stand still and look stupid.” The opening quote of the documentary Bombshell The Hedy Lamarr Story neat...
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