Object of obsession

Part vintage stationery shop, part creative research lab, Inkwell, laden with old-timey office supplies, is an object-interface through which we can access the pre-digital workspace – only available for your perusal through October 15. more »

Oct 6, 2015 4:30 PM Art

Romano: Berlin braids

INTERIEW. That weird guy who's topping all your German friends' Youtube playlists? That's Roman Geike aka Romano. He and his braids have finally broken through with record "Jenseits von Köpenick". Let him klap your Po on Oct 11 at SO36. more »

Oct 6, 2015 3:00 PM Music & nightlife

¡Hola, Berlin!

Running for six busy days, The Spanisches Filmfest Berlin kicks off on October 6 at Moviemento, bringing you plenty of suprises en espańol – from disturbing surrealism to expat slapstick. more »

Oct 5, 2015 5:00 PM Film

Of hope and hummus

Via Willkcommemnskultur or despite it, five Middle Easterners meet in Berlin and explore what it means to be from a region with so many disparate identities in "The Situation". Starting Oct 8 catch director Yael Ronen's newest piece at Maxim Gorki. more »

Oct 5, 2015 12:15 PM Stage

Josie Long: Trick or truth

INTERVIEW: British comedian Josie Long brings "Cara Josephine", her most personal show to date, to two Neukölln venues from Oct 8-9. She spoke with us about heatbreak, guerilla shows and outdoor sports. more »

Oct 5, 2015 12:00 PM Stage

PRO AND CON: Body and mind

OUT NOW! Endearing or maddeningly juvenile? Pixar's latest, INSIDE OUT, has one of our critics feeling all bubbly and the other one boiling over in contempt... more »

Sep 30, 2015 4:25 PM , Film

Midlife mothers, dancing daughters

From youthful ire to midlife mediocrity, playwright Sibylle Berg's theatrical machinations evoke challenging questions about modern-day femininity. Catch her latest offering, Und Dann Kam Mira, at the Maxim Gorki October 1, 23 and 27. more »

Sep 30, 2015 4:15 PM Stage

Blunt and unrefined

OUT NOW! The front lines of the drug war is put under director Villeneuve's microscope in the disappointing "Sicario". Despite its poignancy, it's fast and stylish but insubstantial. more »

Sep 30, 2015 4:00 PM Film

Next level Nazi flick

OUT NOW! Burghart Klaußner transcends your typical Nazi movie with this engrossing thriller that traces an attorney's attempt to charge an Auschwitz war criminal. more »

Sep 30, 2015 3:50 PM Film

A royal mediocrity

OUT NOW! A ROYAL NIGHT OUT introduces a young Queen Elizabeth to the London nightlife in a self-aware gimmick of a film. Luckily the film's quirk and juicy premise make it more fun than it should be. more »

Sep 30, 2015 3:40 PM Film

The silence of killings

OUT NOW! Oppenheimer's followup to The Act of Killing is a subtle and moving exploration of the victims' side of human suffering. more »

Sep 30, 2015 3:30 PM Film

Lil' old folks

OUT NOW! Kiwi pensioners, aged 67 to 95, embark on an improbable odyssey to reach the World Hip Hop Championships with their street dance routine despite arthritis and limited Dead Prez appreciation. It might not be a classic but it's damn cute. more »

Sep 30, 2015 3:25 PM Film

Goin' against your mind

A psychological horror-thriller with a twist, "Regression" is a welcome comeback for Spanish director Alejandro Amenábar. more »

Sep 30, 2015 12:00 PM Film

Paul is dead

The ever-disturbing, never-predictable Paul McCarthy returns to Berlin – in the form of a lifeless, naked body at the Schinkel Pavillon. We reviewed his hotly anticipated new exhibition, on through November 22. more »

Sep 29, 2015 4:30 PM Art

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