issue 129

A new-ish Hungarian gaming import is testing the waters here: live-action room escapes. Will Berliners line up to get shut in? more

Dec 10, 2014 4:40 PM Zeitgeist

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

Aug 14, 2014 2:30 PM Film

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

Aug 14, 2014 2:20 PM Film

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 2:00 PM Film

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

Aug 14, 2014 2:00 PM Film

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 1:30 PM Film

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 11:40 AM Theatre & Dance

INTERVIEW: Re Rebaudengo's obsession for art is on display at Me Collectors Room, but it's her penchant for bling that is particularly dazzling, with pieces dating back to the 1930s. There's only a little over a month before it ends on Sep 21. more

Aug 8, 2014 1:50 PM Art & Exhibitions

Seventeen urban tours presented by 27 artists from 12 countries: the B_Tour Festival, or International Festival of Guided Tours, rethinks Berlin through a series of hybrid artistic experiences all over the city from Aug 8-10. more

Aug 4, 2014 2:15 PM Theatre & Dance

OUT NOW! The complicated dynamic of the purported ménage à trois of playwright Friedrich von Schiller is explored in the evocative DIE GELIEBTEN SCHWESTERN. more

Jul 31, 2014 3:15 PM Film

At one point it seemed like Germany's ultra-nationalist Udo Voigt would fade into obscurity, however the results of the May elections have determined otherwise. As the new EU parliament terms start, Voigt is controversially back. more

Jul 30, 2014 5:00 PM Interviews & Portraits

Hans-Torsten Richter answers your questions about surviving and thriving in Berlin, like why switching a driver's license for a German one is easier for some than for others. more

Jul 29, 2014 2:00 PM Features 5 Comments

Quentin Pipestem

Photo by Michal Andrysiak

Respect, admiration or cultural appropriation? A visit to Brandenburg’s Wild West theme park raises questions about Germany’s ‘special’ relationship with Native Americans. Rachel Glassberg investigates. more

Jul 29, 2014 12:45 PM Interviews & Portraits 2 Comments

OUT NOW! Director Gareth Evans walks a tightrope between the grotesque and the beautiful in THE RAID 2. more

Jul 24, 2014 10:30 AM Film

OUT NOW! Moods of Hitchcock reverberate in BLACK COAL, THIN ICE, a body part-riddled Chinese thriller. more

Jul 24, 2014 10:30 AM Film

Does the perfect pair of summer shades remain as elusive as romantic bliss? Michael Hald scours the city to help you find your match and discovers that, with style as in love, perfection has its price. more

Jul 22, 2014 1:30 PM Zeitgeist

OUT NOW! The last release from legendary Japanese animation master Hayao Miyazaki soars majestically in the wonderful THE WIND RISES. more

Jul 17, 2014 1:32 PM Film

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Photo by Marc Brinkmeier

Cookies shuts its doors for the final time after July 19, but that's just the tip of the iceberg of Mitte's moribund nightlife scene. Is the party over for the formerly happening district and what does it spell for the rest of Berlin? more

Jul 15, 2014 12:40 PM Culture 5 Comments

Art collective ZERO co-founder and prolific 86-year-old installation artist and professor Otto Piene sadly passed away Thursday, the first day of his exhibition "More Sky". Don't miss the legend's last living contribution at Neue Nationalgalerie. more

Jul 15, 2014 12:00 PM Art & Exhibitions

OUT KNOW! Former US Defense Secratary Donald Rumsfeld gets the "Fog" treatment in THE KNOWN UNKNOWN. more

Jul 10, 2014 5:10 PM Film

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