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The Man with the Iron Fists ****

By We Are the Film Fans - Friday, November 30, 2012

Jack Knife (Russell Crowe) meanders into a small 19th century Chinese village where the main attraction is Madame Blossom (Lucy Liu) and her girls, The Black Widows, who are experts… Read more…

Der böse Onkel (The Wicked Uncle) ***

By We Are the Film Fans - Thursday, November 22, 2012

Armin (Jörg-Heinrich Benthien) is the sport instructor in a small Swiss village. Trix Brunner (Miriam Japp) moves to the village with her teenaged daughter Saskia (Paula Schramm). Soon, Trix suspects… Read more…

Im Nebel (In the Fog) ****

By We Are the Film Fans - Sunday, November 18, 2012

This Russian film (original title v tumane) says more quietly than most films do with non-stop music, action and 3D. In 1942 the Germans occupy the western border of the… Read more…

The Secret of the Wings 3D ****

By We Are the Film Fans - Saturday, November 17, 2012

The Disney Fairies sprinkle their golden fairy dust on the silver screen in their fourth animated feature film The Secret of the Wings. The Disney Fairies franchise from Disney Toon… Read more…

More than Honey *****

By We Are the Film Fans - Friday, November 16, 2012

The Academy Award® nominated Swiss director Markus Imhoof (The Boat is Full) turns to a combination of nature film and global issue documentary. World-wide there are reports of mysterious deaths… Read more…

Pieta **** ½

By We Are the Film Fans - Wednesday, November 7, 2012

If you are going to watch any Ki-duk Kim film you don’t expect a run-of-the-mill but with his newest creation (his 18th film) you are confronted with some extreme ugly… Read more…

Possession ***

By We Are the Film Fans - Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Remember your first horror film when you were a teenager, crouched in a cinema seat at midnight for a Halloween special? This one is especially enticing because it is based… Read more…

Here Comes the Boom (Das Schwergewicht ) *****

By We Are the Film Fans - Monday, November 5, 2012

How about an inspirational movie that’s not icky-sweet or soppy, but features half naked, bald men covered with tattoos? Scott Voss (Kevin James) teaches biology in a Massachusetts high school…. Read more…

Harodim (HARODIM – Nichts als die Wahrheit?) ***

By We Are the Film Fans - Sunday, November 4, 2012

Terra Mater Factual Studios is releasing Harodim as a thriller, which might be justifiable cause for consternation. It is neither a thriller nor a documentary but crosses genre classifications. The… Read more…

Der deutsche Freund (The German Friend) ****

By We Are the Film Fans - Thursday, November 1, 2012

In Jeanine Meerapfel’s unconventional love story a lot of her own biography shines through. Like the female main character Sulamit (Celeste Cid), she too was born in Argentina into a… Read more…

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