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Our Top 5 Picks to Stream This Summer

A search for self in lost memories, crafting a more inclusive historic Hollywood, the final triumph of the greatest basketball team ever and a send-up of American interstellar militarism all vie for your attention.

Before Sunrise: Celebrating 25 Years of Vienna’s Iconic Film

Shot in just 25 days in the summer of 1994, Richard Linklater’ s disarming look at flirtation, friendship and conversation opened the 1995 Sundance Film Festival, leading to two sequels and a creative partnership.

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...

Victoria & Abdul Shows the Human Side of the Crown

The human side of Britain’s monarch is shown in a softer light No 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 ...

Why we Loved Oscar Winner Moonlight

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

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 screen Finally finished after 27 years, Martin Scorsese’s latest film Silence has bee...

Musicals!

Vivid color, audacious dance moves and spirited show tunes define a genre making a modern comeback Hot 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 image They 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 capital Great cities have their architectural icon...

Indignation: Growing Pains Philip Roth Style

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

Manchester by the Sea

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

I, Daniel Blake, and the Welfare Bureaucracy

British director Ken Loach takes on the welfare bureaucracy After 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 screen A 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 feast With 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 Strangers As the screen goes black, the cacophony of instruments t...

Southside with You

Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date, as told by Hollywood With 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 braaaaaiiiins Providing 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 screen Director Derek Cianfrance’s (The Place Beyond the Pines) exquisit...