Summer in New York

OUT NOW! Strong acting chops, great camera work and the beauty of New York's skyline make for a noble follow up to the acclaimed Once in BEGIN AGAIN. more »

Aug 28, 2014 Film

A new hope

OUT NOW! Marvel rejuvenates itself with a fresh new franchise in the shape of James Gunn's excellent GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY. more »

Aug 28, 2014 Film

Is Berlin all danced out?

With Berlin’s biggest dance festival Tanz Im August coming to a close this Sunday, we take a look at the current dance climate. Over 1500 professional dancers and choreographers currently call the Haupstadt home, can it cope with more? more »

Aug 28, 2014 Stage

EXBlicks: Concrete gold!

INTERVIEW. Most of us no longer see gentrification as an abstract debate, but not everyone has seen the phenomenon in the minutia: Katrin Rothe’s tale of urban displacement comes alive in Betongold on Fri, Aug 29, 20:00 at Lichtblick Kino. more »

Aug 21, 2014 Film (5 Comments)

An animal inside

OUT NOW! Themes of teenage angst and human-to-animal mutation manage to grip and enthral in the exquisitely shot WHEN ANIMALS DREAM. more »

Aug 21, 2014 Film

The inevitable

OUT NOW! If you watched the first two, then it's pretty much a given that EXPENDABLES 3 is unavoidable. more »

Aug 21, 2014 Film

Loach's last dance: Jimmy's Hall

INTERVIEW: The stalwart socialist stays impassioned to the end! Legendary auteur Ken Loach's supposed last feature, Jimmy's Hall, is a post-Irish Civil War drama with a heavy dance element. It hits Berlin cinemas on Aug 14. more »

Aug 15, 2014 Film

A case for justice

OUT NOW! Based on a biography by Paula Byrne; the alternative histories of DIDO ELIZABETH BELLE feel incongruous. more »

Aug 14, 2014 Film

Socialism's where the heart is

OUT NOW! Despite flaws, the relationship between Ken Loach's latest, JIMMY'S HALL, is a passionate triumph. more »

Aug 14, 2014 Film

On the outskirts of Berlin

OUT NOW! Like the Berlin Brandenburg Airport, Cindy's life is under construction. Her search for recognition among nearby airport engineers turns her tale around. more »

Aug 14, 2014 Film

Dam confusing

OUT NOW! Stunning visuals detract from the overall narrative in director Kelly Reichardt's abstract moody thriller NIGHT MOVES. more »

Aug 14, 2014 Film

The search for humour

OUT NOW! Simon Pegg and Co. fail to do justice to the original French novel in the occasionally humorous HECTOR AND THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS. more »

Aug 14, 2014 Film

Film or tits?

OUT SOON! Isabell Šuba's MÄNNER ZEIGEN FILME & FRAUEN IHRE BRÜSTE is a poignantly painful mockumentary on misogyny in the film industry. more »

Aug 13, 2014 Film

Always crashing in the same bar

Haven't seen the Bowie exhibition at Martin-Gropius-Bau yet? It only remains a Lodger there for a short time longer. With the end in sight on August 24, Exberliner’s music editor meditates on Bowie, rebirth and Berlin. more »

Aug 12, 2014 Music & nightlife (2 Comments)

August is hot for dance!

INTERVIEW. While summer cools down, Berlin’s stages will be heating up. Tanz im August, Berlin’s biggest international dance festival, steps up on Aug 15 around the city under the lead of new artistic director Virve Sutinen. more »

Aug 11, 2014 Stage

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