OUT NOW! You can safely skip CHURCHILL, a tediously middle-of-the-road biopic charting the glory years of Britain’s most famous PM. more

May 24, 2017 5:00 PM Film

OUT NOW! While it does inject some psychological complexity into the mix, BERLIN SYNDROME just doesn’t bring anything new to the table. more

May 24, 2017 4:00 PM Film

OUT NOW! SONG TO SONG is also punctuated by moments of self-aware humour, which might placate those who found its predecessors too po-faced. more

May 24, 2017 4:00 PM Film

OUT NOW! PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: SALAZAR’S REVENGE is certainly an improvement on the franchise’s last few dire instalments. more

May 24, 2017 1:15 PM Film

More Freiluftkino, Pirates of the Caribbean (another one), Song to Song and more open in Berlin cinemas this weekend... more

May 24, 2017 1:00 PM Film

Belgian Berliner Manu Louis talks about how his adopted city influenced his latest album Kermesse Machine, out in Germany May 27 with a double release show, coupled with Jim Avignon aka Neoangin, at Südblock. more

May 24, 2017 12:30 PM Music & nightlife

INTERVIEW! Join us at EXBlicks for Stéphane Riethauser and Pasquale Plastino's enchanted documentary "Garden of Stars" on Monday, May 29, 8:30pm at Lichtblick Kino. We talked to co-director Riethauser before the screening. more

May 23, 2017 3:00 PM Film

Theatertreffen Blog: An annotated playlist

For the festival’s closure, Lily Kelting comes up with 10 reflections on the musical side of this year’s Theatertreffen. Spotify playlist included! more

May 22, 2017 2:00 PM The Theatertreffen Blog

Alien: Covenant, a Cuban film festival, 20th Century Women and more are out in Berlin cinemas this month. more

May 18, 2017 11:00 AM Film

OUT NOW! Ridley Scott's follow-up to Prometheus, ALIEN: COVENANT, is far from perfect but does too many things right to get hung up on blemishes. more

May 18, 2017 10:00 AM Film

OUT NOW! Andres Veiel's BEUYS should be a portrait of controversial German artist Joseph Beuys that will please art fans and novices alike. more

May 18, 2017 10:00 AM Film

OUT NOW! Sonia Kennebeck's disquieting documentary on the impacts of drone warfare NATIONAL BIRD fascinates as much as it disturbs. more

May 18, 2017 10:00 AM Film

OUT NOW! ZWISCHEN DEN STÜHLEN is an intimate doc about trainee teachers navigating the bureaucracy of the German education system and a surprisingly gripping and humorous affair. more

May 18, 2017 10:00 AM Film

OUT NOW! Bertrand Bonello's technically dazzling and unnervingly timely NOCTURAMA is a film that will strike some as a profound, others as aggravatingly ambiguous. more

May 18, 2017 10:00 AM Film

INTERVIEW: Native Berliner Ersan Mondtag returns to Theatertreffen with the post-apocalyptic "Die Vernichtung" (The Extermination). Catch it May 20 and 21 (with English surtitles) at Haus der Berliner Festspiele. more

May 17, 2017 1:45 PM Stage

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