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The Beloved Sisters (Die Geliebte Schwestern) ***1/2

By We Are the Film Fans - Monday, July 28, 2014

Set in the beautiful landscape of Rudolstadt, a romantic ménage-a-trios drama comes about between two aristocratic but now penniless sisters and Friedrich Schiller. Schiller, who born in the mid-seventeen hundreds,… Read more…

Wacken 3D *****

By We Are the Film Fans - Tuesday, July 22, 2014

  For the last 25 years a small town named Wacken, about 40 miles north of Hamburg, Germany, has been the venue for the world’s largest, four-day, heavy metal concert,… Read more…

Black Coal Thin Ice (Feuerwerk am Helllichten Tage, Chinese: Bai Ri Yan Huo) ***

By We Are the Film Fans - Tuesday, July 22, 2014

  The German title more closely resembles the Chinese original than the English title. Bairi means the light of day (literally white day) and Yanhuo means fireworks. This film received… Read more…

Monsieur Claude und seine Töchter (Qu’est qu’on a fait au Bon Dieu?) *** ½

By We Are the Film Fans - Monday, July 21, 2014

If you’re depressed from reading about North African drug dealers taking over public places, refugees from Lampedusa camping out in churches and girls being knifed by their radical Islamic brothers;… Read more…

Much Ado about Nothing ****

By We Are the Film Fans - Monday, July 21, 2014

There are many characters and sub plots in Much Ado about Nothing, one of Shakespeare’s romantic comedies and director Joss Whedon has bravely changed the setting and brought it forward… Read more…

How to Train your Dragon 2 ***

By We Are the Film Fans - Monday, July 21, 2014

Five years after DreamWorks Animation’s first dragon film, the Viking inhabitants of Berk (who speak English with a Scottish accent) and the dragons live together in harmony with amenities for… Read more…

Transformers: Age of Extinction (Transformers 4 – Äera des Untergangs) **** / *

By We Are the Film Fans - Sunday, July 20, 2014

  Inventor Cade Yeager (hot smoking Mark Wahlberg) buys an old truck, only to find out that the old piece of junk turns out to be the lost and long… Read more…

Tammy – Voll abgefahren (Tammy) * ½

By We Are the Film Fans - Saturday, July 19, 2014

  This is not Tammy’s (McCarthy) day: car accident begets getting fired—she does not go quietly—begets walking in on a tryst begets running away from home. Just one catch: the… Read more…

The Inner Zone **

By We Are the Film Fans - Friday, July 18, 2014

The Inner Zone is based a true incident that happened on January 21, 1969. In a tunnel in the Swiss Alps is an atomic test reactor which had a core… Read more…

The Wind Rises (Wie der Wind sich hebt – origina titlel: Kaze tachinu) ****

By We Are the Film Fans - Monday, July 14, 2014

Japanese Jiro Horikoshi was born in 1903. He attended university in Tokyo where he impressed as an exceptionally gifted engineering student. After graduation he developed airplanes at Mitsubishi. He lived… Read more…

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