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Zero Dark Thirty *****

By We Are the Film Fans - Thursday, January 31, 2013

The manhunt for an illusive and cunning, wealthy global antagonist with a phenomenal support network unfolds as we crisscross continents, multiple countries and cultures, and meet a plethora of precisely… Read more…

Die Männer der Emden *** (engl. title: Odyssey of Heroes)

By We Are the Film Fans - Wednesday, January 30, 2013

The adventurous story of 52 German soldiers of the Imperial German Navy started during World War I in 1914. Whilst this small group is on a land mission on the… Read more…

Chasing Mavericks ***

By We Are the Film Fans - Thursday, January 24, 2013

 Take a simple, familiar story: teenaged boy lives in poor-white-trash household with single, alcoholic, irresponsible mother. Add: friendly neighbor recognizes athletic potential of boy and sets out to support him… Read more…

Frankenweenie *****

By We Are the Film Fans - Thursday, January 24, 2013

Victor Frankenstein lives in New Holland with his kind and helpful parents Mr and Mrs. Frankenstein and his dog Sparky. He is ten years old and quite an amateur scientist,… Read more…

Flight ****

By We Are the Film Fans - Thursday, January 24, 2013

A routine flight between Orlando, Florida and Atlanta, Georgia takes off into a horrendous thunderstorm, whereby Captain Whip Whitaker (Denzel Washington) daringly maneuvers the plane into a calm area. After… Read more…

Lincoln * * * * *

By We Are the Film Fans - Thursday, January 24, 2013

  Steven Spielberg has forever been fascinated with the leadership style of the former United States President, Abraham Lincoln. He has read numerous accounts of Lincoln’s life and this President’s… Read more…

Quartet *****

By We Are the Film Fans - Thursday, January 24, 2013

Even if you are fed up with films about old people, e.g. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, just to mention one, you must see this fabulous film about – yes… Read more…

Valley of Saints *** ½

By We Are the Film Fans - Thursday, January 17, 2013

 Gulzar (Gulzar Bhat) works as a tourist boatman and has sole responsibility for his aged uncle and their ramshackle dwelling on the man-made island in Dal Lake. His uncle departs… Read more…

Let’s Play Boy ***

By We Are the Film Fans - Tuesday, January 15, 2013

The “boy” in the title, is, of course, Hugh Hefner, who created Playboy Magazine. Just a few weeks after this documentary about his mesmerising life appeared on DVD, Hefner, then… Read more…

Hannah Arendt ****

By We Are the Film Fans - Monday, January 14, 2013

Hannah Arendt was born Jewish, 1906, in Hanover. She studied in Marburg and Freiburg and had an affair with her teacher, the philosopher Martin Heidegger. She fled from the Nazis… Read more…

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