Reviews - Page 15

Review: “Sicario”

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The friend who watched the movie with me at Leipzig's Regina Palast Monday evening said he felt the movie had two main takeaways: that women are weak and that you cannot trust Mexicans. I must say I would've been quite surprised by a truly feminist, stereotype-defying Hollywood movie.

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Review: “Que Horas Ela Volta?”

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This elucidating, award-winning portrait of the long-standing domestic worker culture in Brazilian society, focusing on a particular fictional family's story, is playing at naTo in Leipzig this month.

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From My Suitcase, Part I: “The book that broke my heart”

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"Last Sunday I bought an old, flea market suitcase so that I could put in it disheveled piles of books conspiring to build up yet another wall next to my bed. (...)Now, a week later, I am quite certain that these books just had to be locked up! (...)safely locked up, they cannot haunt me

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A gypsy at heart? Peaky Blinders

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Here our all-things-celluloid columnist, who can identify with and is drawn to aspects of a gypsy lifestyle, gives us a review of one of his favorite TV series at the moment, Peaky Blinders, which depicts Irish Gypsies with some grit and nuance.

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Review: “Birdman”

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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."

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