Tag:film

Class Act | Parasite Hits Theaters

Update: At the Academy Awards 2020 "Parasite" got the Oscars for Best Picture, Directing, International Film Feature Film and Writing. Enjoy our revie...

New Perspectives

It’s easy to be a film buff in Vienna: With not one but two film museums and numerous cinemas specializing in original-language fare, offbeat, indepen...

Back to the Fatherland

Three Israelis return to the land of their ancestors, confronting the specters of the past and challenges of the present.How to live in a countr...

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

Nearly 30 years in the making, director Terry Gilliam finally realizes his passion project in his new film.Famous for his single-minded determin...

The Florida Project Starts Showing March 16

Indie favorite Sean Baker looks at life on the seedy fringes of Disney World through the eyes of a child.Fresh off reaping praise for his 2015...

Victoria & Abdul Shows the Human Side of the Crown

The human side of Britain’s monarch is shown in a softer lightNo stranger to royals, after humanizing Queen Elisabeth II in the critically-acc...

Identities Queer Film Festival is Back in Town!

Proudly presenting an alternative to heteronormative cinema and queer since day one, the biannual Identities Film Festival holds the rainbow torch up ...

Big Mac Daddy Ray Kroc Portrayed in the Docudrama “The Founder”

The Founder is a fast-food confidential on McDonald’s founder Ray Kroc.Following the lead of the acclaimed The ­Social Network, which dressed ...

Why we Loved Oscar Winner Moonlight

Barry Jenkins’ Oscar winner - Moonlight - tackles contemporary issues, captivating critics and festival audiencesA semi-autobiographical cinemat...

Catch Some Silver Screen Secrets at the Let’s CEE Film Festival

European cinema’s poorly charted east has more than a few surprises up its sleeve at the Let's CEE Film FestivalCommitted to granting much-neede...

August Diehl Impresses as The Young Karl Marx

The Young Karl Marx takes the earliest days of the labor movement out of the textbooks At first glance, an origin story of Socialism doesn’t seem an ...

Martin Scorsese’s Silence

Martin Scorsese brings his passion project, Silence, to the screenFinally finished after 27 years, Martin Scorsese’s latest film Silence has bee...

Nadiv Molcho’s First Feature Film, The History of Now

Nadiv Molcho – the young actor, director and member of the NENI clan – is used to defying naysayers. His first feature film is The History of Now...

Musicals!

Vivid color, audacious dance moves and spirited show tunes define a genre making a modern comebackHot on the heels of La La Land’s box office an...

Film Stills: Magical Moments

Film stills as drama suspended, art as advertisement: Even if you’ve never seen the movie, chances are you know the imageThey are the indelible ...

A Spymaster’s Vienna – On the Trail of The Third Man

Graham Greene’s The Third Man: An iconic portrait of gloom and corruption in Austria’s postwar capitalGreat cities have their architectural icon...

Indignation: Growing Pains Philip Roth Style

First-time director James Schamus brings Philip Roth's novel Indignation to the screenBeing an outsider is never easy – especially when you’re t...

Tone Deft – Florence Foster Jenkins

Mediocre amateurs are legion – but not many have fans throughout generations, including Cole Porter and David BowieLong celebrated as the “world...

Manchester by the Sea

Casey Affleck shines in this reflection on loss and copingAfter premiering at Sundance to widespread acclaim, Manchester by the Sea creates a ve...

Have a Glimps Behind a Writer’s Daily Grind: The Quiet Life of Paterson

Jim Jarmusch’s ode to the everyday is nostalgic, delightful and poeticAn unabashed celebration of the quiet life, Paterson is Jim Jarmusch’s lat...

I, Daniel Blake, and the Welfare Bureaucracy

British director Ken Loach takes on the welfare bureaucracyAfter rumors of retiring, director and social activist Ken Loach, the master of kitch...

Thompson, Gleeson and Brühl in the Movie Adaption, Alone in Berlin

Tragedy often brings people together, and with nothing left to lose, one is free to take a stand against oppression. At least that’s how it works in t...

This Human World Film Festival 2016

Raising awareness for human rights on the silver screenA film festival with a social conscience, the 9th edition of This Human World visualizes hum...

Metropole’s Top Ten Viennale Picks

Let Metropole help you choose the right course in the Viennale film feastWith 300 features, shorts and documentaries shown over a mere two weeks...

Join the Horror Movie Marathon!

The golden age of horror comes back... from the dead!It was 1931 when horror film legend Bela Lugosi donned Dracula’s soon-to-be signature cape an...

Viennale – the New, the Old and the Remade

The international film festival beckons with new films from celebrated auteurs, international gems, intriguing documentaries and Christopher Walken. ...

Egon Schiele – Portrait of the Artist

Egon Schiele – Death and the Maiden paints a picture of flawed genius.It’s always challenging to portray a beloved historical figure. Striking a b...

Musical Marco Polo

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma leads once distant cultures joyously in consort in The Music of StrangersAs the screen goes black, the cacophony of instruments t...

Southside with You

Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date, as told by HollywoodWith the outgoing first couple’s allure still sky high, this retelling of the Obamas’ ...

Slash Film Festival

Straight from the lunatic fringe of cinema, 40 films in search of braaaaaiiiinsProviding fresh meat for fans of unconventional and weird movies, t...

The Light Between Oceans

The moral dilemmas of M.L. Stedman's best-selling novel brought vividly on screenDirector Derek Cianfrance’s (The Place Beyond the Pines) exquisit...