The Exberlinale Blog: Touch Me Not hits the spot

We ponder this year's recipient of the Golden Bear, and share thoughts on another big awards-winner. more

Feb 25, 2018 5:00 PM , The Berlinale Blog 1 Comments

Exberlinale Blog: Carnival comes to the Teddys

Brazilian queers were the real stand-out at this year's Teddy Awards. more

Feb 24, 2018 5:30 PM The Berlinale Blog

Exberlinale Interview: Taming the megalomaniac

INTERVIEW! Our critic sits down with director Philipp Jedicke to discuss Shut Up And Play The Piano, his slick portrait of larger-than-life musician / provocateur Chilly Gonzales. more

Feb 24, 2018 2:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

The Exberlinale Blog: Sheer(an) Torture

An Ed Sheeran doc had us howling with despair, but Steven Soderbergh's gloriously trashy new thriller offered some much-needed light relief. more

Feb 23, 2018 7:00 PM , The Berlinale Blog

Exberlinale Interview: Pascal Plante's punk love

INTERVIEW! Our critic sits down with the writer/director Pascal Plante, whose debut feature, Les Faux Tatouages (Fake Tattoos), is this year's clear standout in the Generation programme more

Feb 23, 2018 12:00 PM The Berlinale Blog 1 Comments

The Exberlinale Blog: Pure idiocy

One of our critics watched the three-hour German incest movie so that you don't have to, while another unearths a low-key Korean gem. more

Feb 22, 2018 7:30 PM , The Berlinale Blog

Exberlinale Interview: Bill Murray and Bob Balaban

INTERVIEW! Everyone's favourite Wes Anderson vet, Bill Murray, and his equally charming costar, Bob Balaban, talk working Isle of Dogs and other Wes wonders with our blogger. more

Feb 22, 2018 11:15 AM The Berlinale Blog

The Exberlinale Blog: The Generation game

Today we're singing the praises of the festival's youth strand and a Guy Maddin oddity. more

Feb 21, 2018 2:00 PM , The Berlinale Blog

Exberlinale Interview: Problematic pop stars – M.I.A.

INTERVIEW! Controversial pop star M.I.A. has always flipped negatives to positives. Can she do the same for the documentary she initially lambasted? more

Feb 20, 2018 10:45 AM The Berlinale Blog

The Exberlinale Blog: Happy Mondays

We start the week with a swing in our step, as we sing the praises of a couple of out-of-Competition corkers. more

Feb 19, 2018 6:00 PM , The Berlinale Blog

The Exberlinale Blog: Surviving the sinking ship

Underappreciated Russian writers, the M.I.A. documentary that ticked off its key protagonist and #MeToo in the Panorama programme. All in a day's work at the Berlinale... more

Feb 18, 2018 5:00 PM , , The Berlinale Blog

The Exberlinale Blog: Fake tattoos and fake westerns

Day two of the festival served up another big red carpet premiere, but we were more impressed by an under-the-radar Canadian teen drama. more

Feb 17, 2018 5:00 PM , The Berlinale Blog

The Exberlinale Blog: Now booking

Our pick of festival highlights with tickets currently available. more

Feb 16, 2018 4:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

The Exberlinale Blog: A far from ruff opening

This year's Competition selection kicks off with Wes Anderson's newest, Isle of Dogs. It is his second foray into stop-motion and the first time the Berlinale has opened with an animated film. more

Feb 16, 2018 2:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

The Exberlinale Blog 2018: Meet the team

Our festival bloggers had assumed their positions by the red carpet, ready to guide you through the next 10 days of cinematic excitement. more

Feb 15, 2018 5:30 PM The Berlinale Blog

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Exberliner hits the Palast, the red carpet, Potsdamer Platz and the movie screens to bring you full frontal coverage of the mother-of-all international film festivals – The Berlinale

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