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Archive for February, 2016

Der Kuaför aus der Keupstrasse (The Barber from Keup Street) *****

By We Are the Film Fans - Friday, February 26, 2016

  Imagine being the victim of a crime who is wrongly suspected and spied on for seven years before the real offenders are found. Your life falls apart; your family… Read more…

Who is Teaching What to Whom?

By We Are the Film Fans - Monday, February 22, 2016

 By Marinell Haegelin Educating Rita by Willy Russell at English Theatre with Nicholas Humphrey directing  Rita’s a swell Liverpudlian with an itch to change. Not like her customers at the… Read more…

Deadpool ***

By We Are the Film Fans - Thursday, February 18, 2016

Wade Wilson (Reynolds) is a mercenary soldier used to dangerous combat. He hangs out in his favorite bar with his girlfriend Vanessa (Baccarin). His strong masculine, no-holds-barred lifestyle threatens to… Read more…

Midnight Special ***½

By We Are the Film Fans - Thursday, February 18, 2016

Director Jeff Nichols is known for the slow burn. Having directed films such as Mud and Take Shelter, Midnight Special is reminiscent of that feel, as well as having some… Read more…

Hail, Caesar! ***

By We Are the Film Fans - Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Written-directed by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, their latest comedy pays homage to 1950s Hollywood when studios ruled. Eddie “Fixer” Mannix (Brolin) runs Capitol Pictures for Mr. Skank in New… Read more…

Where to Invade Next ***/**

By We Are the Film Fans - Tuesday, February 16, 2016

In this documentary director Michael Moore travels to three continents armed with just a United States flag and curiosity. He invades several countries intending to take some of their good… Read more…

Mustang *****

By We Are the Film Fans - Monday, February 15, 2016

Five high-spirited girls say goodbye to their teacher who is leaving for Istanbul and, on their way home, they decide to play with some of their male classmates at the… Read more…

Spotlight **** ½

By We Are the Film Fans - Sunday, February 14, 2016

The Boston Globe’s Pulitzer Prize-winning account of the priests’ child abuse scandal which rocked the Catholic Church in the ‘90s is meticulously depicted in this understated masterpiece directed and co-written… Read more…

Freunde fürs Leben (Truman) ***

By We Are the Film Fans - Sunday, February 7, 2016

Tomás (Camara) is so moved by bad news from his old school friend Julián (Darin), that he drops everything and flies from his home in Canada to visit Julián in… Read more…

Die Hüterin der Wahrheit – Dinas Bestimmung (The Shamer’s Daughter)***

By We Are the Film Fans - Sunday, February 7, 2016

Danish director Kenneth Kainz takes us into the Nordic fantasy world of Dunark, a town with a castle and dragons living in an underground tunnel and people wrapped in heavy… Read more…

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