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Paris um jeden Preis (Paris á tout prix) ***

By We Are the Film Fans - Friday, May 23, 2014

 Beautiful Maya (Kherici) works for a Parisian fashion house. She looks like a model, owns hundreds of  red-soled, very high heels à la Christian Louboutin, and is working on a… Read more…

Words and Pictures ***

By We Are the Film Fans - Friday, May 23, 2014

Jack Marcus (Owen) teaches English in a high school in Maine, USA. His students call him Mr. Marc and appreciate his ability to share the power of words, while quoting… Read more…

Das Magische Haus (The House of Magic) *****

By We Are the Film Fans - Thursday, May 22, 2014

Move over, Disney. Take a backseat, Pixar. The ultimate animated children’s film of the decade is definitely from Belgium. And the story is so simple, while each of the 50… Read more…

X-Men: Days of Future Past (X-Men: Zukunft ist Vergangenheit) ****

By We Are the Film Fans - Thursday, May 22, 2014

  Set in a distinctly distant future, Mutants valiantly struggle to dodge, repulse fleets of Centurions in Moscow, then China. Professor (Stewart) and Magneto (McKellen) set a daring plan in… Read more…

Godzilla ****

By We Are the Film Fans - Thursday, May 22, 2014

Godzilla is an incredibly enjoyable monster disaster film with excellent CGI. However, when thinking back on it, the plot was so flimsy that it doesn’t even make sense. The film… Read more…

The Two Faces of January (Die zwei Gesichter des Januars) ***

By We Are the Film Fans - Thursday, May 22, 2014

  The McFarland’s are an enviable American couple at leisure in Athens, Greece. Collette (Dunst) is young, amiable and beautiful. The fairly older Chester (Mortensen) is suave, ruggedly handsome and… Read more…

Apples Don’t Fall Far From The Tree

By We Are the Film Fans - Sunday, May 18, 2014

  God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza Translated by Christopher Hampton — Eddie Gray directs   Boys will be boys. But in this case after two 11-year olds scuffle in… Read more…

Watermark ****

By We Are the Film Fans - Tuesday, May 13, 2014

  Here is a film that has already made a mark at the Toronto Film festival by winning Best Canadian Film and has received the Rogers Best Canadian Award. Edward… Read more…

Im Namen des… (In the Name of…) *****

By We Are the Film Fans - Monday, May 12, 2014

  Father Adam is a modern priest. He jogs long hours, wears a knitted cap and a t-shirt that says ILLINOIS on the front and sports a beard. He runs… Read more…

Ai Weiwei – The Fake Case ***

By We Are the Film Fans - Thursday, May 8, 2014

  The title refers to the trumped up charges made by the Chinese authorities against Ai Weiwei. A good documentary is one which makes you want to know more about… Read more…

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