In his Berlin cage

INTERVIEW. Tobias Jundt, frontman of Bonaparte, has a new, less fuzzy look and a carrot-juice diet to go with the band's latest self-titled album, recorded in Brooklyn thanks to an irritating cat. Catch the spectacle at Huxleys Neue Welt on Oct 30. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Music & nightlife

Late bloomers

OUT NOW! THE SPECIAL NEED is a hypnotically rewarding spectacle of a man with autism on the search for love. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Film

Short and sharp

Apart from showing an impressive number of films, the Berlin Short Film Festival will be kicking off with an opening party on Oct 25, so you can nurse your hangover with around 100 screenings between Oct 26-31. Don't miss! more »

Oct 22, 2014 Film

What is GEMA?

German music copyright law seems to be screwing up the whole vibe of Berlin's live music scene, so here's a rocket-speed tour through through the confusing web in which our musicians are caught in. more »

Oct 21, 2014 Music & nightlife

GEMA versus the little guys

You might only know GEMA as the bastards who block Youtube (still!) but for Berlin's indie musicians and small venue owners, the music royalty organisation is a real point of contention. Learn more at Music Pool Berlin's workshop on Oct 23. more »

Oct 21, 2014 Music & nightlife

Anyone for stale pizza?

OUT NOW! Yet another remake of the childhood classic, are the TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES getting old? more »

Oct 16, 2014 Film

Defending dad

OUT NOW! Despite its sentimental oscar-bait clichés, THE JUDGE enthrals as the RD(J)s duke it out over the law, father/son style. more »

Oct 16, 2014 Film

To Catch some Zs

OUT NOW! Pierce Brosnan and Emma Thompson play divorcees-turned-diamond-thieves in THE LOVE PUNCH, a blandly romantic heist. more »

Oct 16, 2014 Film

Leaving the door ajar

OUT NOW! What seems like an arty contemplation turns out to be an unlikely romp in the forest in BUTTER ON THE LATCH. more »

Oct 16, 2014 Film

Just run away

OUT NOW! Yet another dystopian film with chiseled jawlines and strained escapology, it's THE MAZE RUNNER. more »

Oct 16, 2014 Film

Cave confessional

OUT NOW! Nick Cave reflects on his 20,000 DAYS ON EARTH: part confessional, perhaps performance. more »

Oct 16, 2014 Film

Where did the flair go?

OUT NOW! Although technically impressive and historically edifying, Fatih Akin's newest film, THE CUT, doesn't quite, well, make the cut. more »

Oct 16, 2014 Film


The Pornfilmfestival Berlin, the international showcase for everything cinematically sexual, is back for the ninth time running, featuring a real spread from full-on banging to straight-faced documentaries. Moviemento Kino. Oct 22-26. more »

Oct 15, 2014 Film 1 Comments

Caged in the city

Angsty city life sets the stage for NEVER FOREVER, the first collaboration between Falk Richter and Nir de Volff. Dancers from Total Brutal join Schaubühne hosts, fluently linking movement and text, comedy and chaos. Starts Oct 22. more »

Oct 14, 2014 Stage

And so I don my mask

INTERVIEW. Berlin musician Miss Kenichi chats new albums, history of songs, and inspiration with friend and fellow songstress Shara Worden, the woman behind My Brightest Diamond. Catch My Brightest Diamond at Postbahnhof Oct 22. more »

Oct 14, 2014 Music & nightlife

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