25 years of art in print: Texte zur Kunst

INTERVIEW. The quarterly publication Texte zur Kunst celebrates 25 years of leading the art publication world in theory and debate. Read our interview with the co-founder and the editor-in-chief, then join them at Berliner Festspiele tonight. more »

Nov 27, 2015 4:00 PM Art

The many surfaces of history

Liz Rosenfeld's series of shorts, The Surface Tension Trilogy, screening Nov 30 at the Zeughauskino, presents five historical females in a Berlin that's not-quite-past, not-quite-present, inviting us to question our perception of history. more »

Nov 27, 2015 1:35 PM Film

Cinematic globetrotting

With a lineup that includes some of the most acclaimed titles from its A-list counterparts in Cannes, Venice and Locarno, Around the World In 14 Films is an unmissable fest right here in Berlin. The 10th year kicks off Nov 27 and runs through Dec 6. more »

Nov 27, 2015 12:30 PM , Film

Everyone loves a Cold War

OUT NOW! Expertly shot and acted and perhaps a shade less complex than it could have been, espionage drama BRIDGE OF SPIES shows off Spielberg's knack for accessible, smart cinema. more »

Nov 26, 2015 1:40 PM Film

Nina Hagen and Ari Up, Malibu 1980. Copyright Anton Corbijn

Winter exhibitions: Six not to miss

December, despite what you think, is pretty hot – for art. From masters to newbies, we've got six art shows for you to check out before they end. Read our picks here. more »

Nov 26, 2015 1:15 PM Art

Wasted on the young

OUT NOW! Even though YOUTH does tackle issues of mortality with occasionally misguided stabs at drama, it's a largely lighthearted look at age, with sharp performances from an excellent cast. more »

Nov 26, 2015 1:10 PM Film

Edgerton presents

OUT NOW! Starring, written by and directed by Joel Edgerton, THE GIFT is aptly named: a tense, unpredictable, effective psychological thriller about the unwelcome return of an old classmate. more »

Nov 26, 2015 10:00 AM Film

Lump of coal

OUT NOW! This year's obligatory Christmas-themed stoner comedy, THE NIGHT BEFORE, falls flat on its face, an ugly stocking stuffed full of bro-ish characters and tired, unfunny gags. more »

Nov 26, 2015 10:00 AM Film

Gaspar Noé: Love polarizes

INTERVIEW: With his latest, LOVE (opening Nov 26), attracting cheers and boos in equal proportion, we spoke with the Argentinian director about sex in cinema and the reactions it provokes around the world. more »

Nov 25, 2015 2:00 PM Film

Honest John Grant

INTERVIEW: A man as candid and refreshing as his records are, John Grant brings new album “Grey Tickles, Black Pressure” to PBHFCLUB Thu, Nov 26. We talked to him about Berlin, his HIV story and what's in a mid-life crisis. more »

Nov 23, 2015 11:15 AM Music & nightlife 1 Comments

Max Beckmann and Berlin

The exhibition at Berlinische Galerie is a rare beast: a retrospective that offers insight into the artist's development, contextualising Beckmann's work with that of his contemporaries. Runs Nov 20 through Feb 15. more »

Nov 20, 2015 2:45 PM Art

Mariechen Danz: Body of work

INTERVIEW! The eponymous centrepiece of Mariechen Danz's Womb Tomb is a body with exposed organs, eternally incomplete. We spoke with the artist about her work dealing with the human body; see it for yourself at Galerie Tanja Wagner opening Nov 20. more »

Nov 19, 2015 2:00 PM Art

Full at last

OUT NOW! Competent, safe and not particularly inspired, the Hunger Games series concludes in predictable fashion in MOCKINGJAY PART 2, but it's a decent enough sendoff all around. more »

Nov 19, 2015 1:05 PM Film

A dear diary indeed

OUT NOW! THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL approaches its topic of a 15-year-old's discovery of sex in a refreshingly bold, direct and funny way – and even finds time to have something to say. more »

Nov 19, 2015 10:00 AM Film

That funny tragedy called life

OUT NOW! ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL is the latest in the burgeoning post-John Green YA tragicomedy genre, and it stands as a shining example of its kind. more »

Nov 19, 2015 10:00 AM Film

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