Category Archives: cinema 2015

At the Movies 2015: Southpaw

Southpaw USA 2015 Written by Kurt Sutter Directed by Antoine Fuqua Watched on 09.09.2015 I’m not the biggest sports- and/or boxing-movie-fan (exceptions like “Rocky” obviously prove the rule), and thus was a little reluctant to watch “Southpaw” in the cinema. … Continue reading

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My favorite movies of 2015

Is there actually anyone still interested in “Best of 2015”-lists? Probably not. Unfortunately for me – and you – despite my best intentions, I didn’t come around to writing this list before. But since I still want to record my … Continue reading

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Viennale 2015 – Day 15: Anomalisa

Anomalisa USA 2015 Written by Charlie Kaufman Directed by Duke Johnson & Charlie Kaufman Watched on 05.11.2015 “Anomalisa” may not have changed my life – but it sure as hell is a fucking great movie. I’m a sucker for stop-motion-animation … Continue reading

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Viennale 2015 – Day 14: Valley of Love

Valley of Love France 2015 Written by Guillaume Nicloux Directed by Guillaume Nicloux Watched on 04.11.2015 If you’d force me to sum up my reaction to the movie with just one sentence, it’d probably be: Je ne sais au juste. … Continue reading

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Viennale 2015 – Day 14: Carmin Tropical

Carmin Tropical MEX 2014 Written by Rigoberto Pérezcano Directed by Rigoberto Pérezcano Watched on 04.11.2015 “Carmin Tropical” wasn’t quite the movie that I expected it to be. The short description in the festival guide had me believe that Mabel left … Continue reading

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Viennale 2015 – Day 13: The Diary of a Teenage Girl

The Diary of a Teenage Girl USA 2015 Written by Marielle Heller, based on the novel by Phoebe Gloeckner Directed by Marielle Heller Watched on 03.11.2015 “The Diary of a Teenage Girl” tells a morally quite complicated and tough story. … Continue reading

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Viennale 2015 – Day 12: 99 Homes

99 Homes USA 2015 Written by Ramin Bahrani, Amir Naderi & Bahareh Azimi Directed by Ramin Bahrani Watched on 02.11.2015 “99 Homes” takes a devastating look at the recent economic crisis in the U.S., and puts flesh on the countless … Continue reading

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Viennale 2015 – Day 12: Ji-geum-eun-mat-go-geu-ddae-neun-teul-li-da (Right Now, Wrong Then)

Ji-geum-eun-mat-go-geu-ddae-neun-teul-li-da South Korea 2015 Written by Sang-soo Hong Directed by Sang-soo Hong Watched on 02.11.2015 “Right Now, Wrong Then” almost feels like a “How to/How not to”-video-guide for dates. On the surface, it tells the same story twice, but nevertheless, … Continue reading

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Viennale 2015 – Day 11: Nie yin niang (The Assassin)

Nie yin niang China 2015 Written by Zhong Acheng, Hsiao-hsien Hou & Hai-Meng Hsieh Directed by Hsiao-Hsien Hou Watched on 01.11.2015 “The Assassin” was mostly well received by critics, and Hsiao-Hsien Hou won Best Director at this years Cannes Film … Continue reading

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Viennale 2015 – Day 11: Abluka (Frenzy)

Abluka Turkey 2015 Written by Emin Alper Directed by Emin Alper Watched on 01.11.2015 Well, I guess it had to happen sooner or later. After 22 movies at this years Viennale that I more or less enjoyed, “Abluka” was the … Continue reading

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