Impressive film posters and huge billboards usually draw attention to the latest Hollywood blockbusters at the Cannes Film Festival. But this year, it’s a different story. Major US film studios that tend to use Cannes as an advertising platform for their massively expensive productions are hard to find.
Tucked behind 10-storey tower blocks in the heart of Berlin stands an imposing metal gate marked “Border zone, restricted area”, guarded by a stern-looking Stasi officer.
By now, millions of hearts were shattered when photos of Norman Reedus and his new girlfriend Diane Kruger surfaced, seemingly confirming that both of them are in a relationship.
A new Danish film has been released telling the story behind millions of landmines buried on the coast of Denmark during World War Two.
A German prize recognizing the work of film producers is named after Carl Laemmle, who established Hollywood by founding Universal Studios. The first award goes to Hollywood-renowned director Roland Emmerich.
Nominations for the Oscars have been revealed in Los Angeles. “La La Land,” “Moonlight” and “Manchester by the Sea” are well represented – as is a German comedy. The awards will be presented on February 26.
Wolfgang Petersen knows a thing or two about heroes. The 75-year-old filmmaker has made a career out of depicting a certain kind of Hollywood icon: the courageous outsider who does the right thing in the face of (seemingly) insurmountable odds.
Bittersweet comedy Toni Erdmann has been put on the shortlist for the best foreign language film at the 2017 Oscars – the latest recognition for the German film.
The Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film is Germany’s only chance to claim a gold statue. This year, Germany is hoping to get a chuckle out of Hollywood with a comedy about a hippie father and his workaholic daughter.
Films in German have won more foreign language Oscars than any other language since 2000, and half of the movies on this list were Oscar-nominated.