17. 02. 2013
'Killing is my business - and business is good': Joe Simmons (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) in his element.

The Loop Closes: Time Travelling in Style in Rian Johnson’s Looper

Time travels are nothing too unusual in cinema. We’ve seen it in several Star Trek movies and in the Back To The Future trilogy, amongst many others. Meeting one’s own younger or older...

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09. 07. 2012
Driss (Omar Sy, left) and Philippe (François Cluzet, right) race down the streets of Paris.

Dear Friends: The French Surprise Hit Intouchables, or a Unique and Charming Plea for Respect and Tolerance

A big fuss has been made about Michel Hazanavicius’s French silent film The Artist winning Best Picture at the 2012 Academy Awards. Yes, it’s an aberration, since a non-Anglo-American movie winning the prestigious...

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29. 06. 2012
Dejah Thoris (Lynn Collins, left) and John Carter (Taylor Kitsch, right) in the Mars desert.

When Two Worlds Collide: ‘The Ugly Truth’ about Andrew Stanton’s John Carter

Expectations were enormous when Disney’s long-announced new live-action 3D blockbuster John Carter hit theaters in March. At an estimated budget of a ‘mere’ $250 million, John Carter is the fourth-most expensive film of...

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29. 04. 2012
Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey jr., left) and Doctor Watson (Jude Law, right) on the hunt for criminals.

The Analytical Mind: Comparing Sherlock Holmes, Then and Now

Arthur Conan Doyle’s great detective, Sherlock Holmes, is one of English literature’s most recognizable and enduring characters. As such, he has made more than 200 movies appearances since the inception of cinema. The...

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