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Orient Express: old plot, new eye candy

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Despite having perhaps far too big shoes to fill and being a bit absurd at times, Branagh's version of Murder on the Orient Express was fun and beautiful to watch. (Photo: public domain)
Despite having perhaps far too big shoes to fill and being a bit absurd at times, Branagh's version of Murder on the Orient Express was fun and beautiful to watch. (Photo: public domain)

It’s a nice way to wait out a snow storm (could we have a “white Christmas”, after all?) or a full belly. Fun and beautiful to watch, with big stars and impressive cinematography. Be prepared for kilos of makeup and unexplained plot additions, though.

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Tomorrow you’ll be a criminal, claims movie

in Movies/What's on
The movie "Pre-Crime" does not present a dystopian vision of the future of policing, but a timely reveal. It is already happening now in 2017. (Photo: public domain)
The movie "Pre-Crime" does not present a dystopian vision of the future of policing, but a timely reveal. It is already happening now in 2017. (Photo: public domain)

The Stasi did not disappear when the Berlin Wall came down in 1989. They just migrated into that shiny little device in our pocket. #Pre-Crime

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Podcast: What’s hot in cinema locally

in Movies/What's on

Join Rachael Clugston and Kapuczino as they share insights into DOK Leipzig, Blade Runner and a surprise movie tip.

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Fascinating film characters visiting Leipzig

in Movies/Philosophies
Joe Boots exercising. (Photo copyright DOK Leipzig 2017 / Florian Baron)
Joe Boots exercising. (Photo copyright DOK Leipzig 2017 / Florian Baron)

“It’s not often that we get to meet the characters from the movies that deeply touch us. But I had the chance this week during DOK Leipzig.”

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DOK: coming of age in times of upheaval

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Coming of age appears to be an important leitmotif at DOK Leipzig this year. I preview and review some diverse films I've found to fall into this category. (Photo: public domain)
Coming of age appears to be an important leitmotif at DOK Leipzig this year. I preview and review some diverse films I've found to fall into this category. (Photo: public domain)

DOK Leipzig opens tomorrow. We give you a bunch of mini reviews and a sneak peek into the universes of young protagonists in some of the film fest’s highlights.

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Deep emotions with (dubbed) “Dunkirk”

in History/Movies/Reviews
Soldiers from the British Expeditionary Force fire at low flying German aircraft during the Dunkirk evacuation. (Photo: public domain)
Soldiers from the British Expeditionary Force fire at low flying German aircraft during the Dunkirk evacuation. (Photo: public domain)

“I’m a Brit, so watching the movie in Leipzig was a disturbing experience.”

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