Our glocal film columnist today gives us insights into Oscar winner “Birdman,” which reappears in the Leipzig OmU movie circuit from time to time. “Peppered with black comedy,” it’s a quirky mix between a superhero movie and “indie-mainstream arts film.”
Our columnist reveals and reviews on LeipGlo today his guilty pleasure on TV – hint: it’s a talent show – and wants you to share yours.
Our regular MoviesAndTV columnist, a Leipzig lover, today shares with us what he has discovered over the years about what has historically and culturally made our city a sort of “crossroads of Europe,” writing that “living here, you really feel the change from a provincial to not only a pan-European city, as in the past, but one with an international flavour and a beat in the streets.”
Another kind of rock band I like, in a different vein, is Fun Lovin Criminals, and along with a lot of Brits who grew up with TFI Friday, we can easily picture Huey (the lead singer) in our heads. “Scooby Snacks” (song Number Three here) is one of their great numbers, but also has samples of two of my favourite Tarantino films, namely Pulp Fiction and Reservoir Dogs.
By Stewart Tunnicliff As a fan of films, people always ask me which actors I really like. Usually they have to act in diverse projects, not shy away from blockbusters or smaller films, spice it up with accents, and not fall for typecasting. We have all been disappointed by great actors who start well and…
Vikings is a series I returned to after being disappointed watching the first episode. Being very interested in early clan and nomadic folk from an early age, I thought a series from The History Channel would be compelling and have some
historical accuracy. However, I think The History Channel was probably trying to emulate the success of series like Spartacus, Rome, The Tudors and the other loosely-based historically-set series which, just like super hero films, fill our