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First Trailer for James Bond “No Time to Die”

We still have to wait until 3 April 2020 for the new James Bond film No Time to Die to be released, but here is the first trailer: My worst fears have materialized. The writers still have absolutely no novel … Continue reading

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Film Review: James Bond “SPECTRE”

This film review doesn’t require a spoiler warning because the latest James Bond film SPECTRE doesn’t have a discernible plot anyway. It is more of an unorganized sequence of badly written and halfheartedly acted scenes. Like a car-boot sale trying to get … Continue reading

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Film Review: “The Man from UNCLE”

In a summer full of yet more stupid vampire, dragon, animation, monster and trying-to-be-funny movies, you have to be thankful for any spy movie that makes waiting for the next James Bond film a bit easier. Even if it’s not a … Continue reading

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Trailers for James Bond “Spectre”

We still have to wait until 6 November 2015 for the new James Bond film Spectre to be released, but here is a first teaser: I am not too happy to see the storyline from Skyfall being continued and characters … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Django Unchained”

When a film is bad or mediocre, there is a lot to write about it. When a film is as perfect as Django Unchained, one could keep the review short: Go and watch it. You will enjoy it. The plot … Continue reading

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Why I want to learn Italian

I want to learn Italian because it can save lives and prevent espionage plots from being uncovered: A scene from “Inglourious Basterds” in which three US soldiers posing as Italians are introduced by a German actress to a Colonel of the … Continue reading

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“The Dark Valley”, a Western from Austria

Yes, Austria. Not Australia. That cute country with castles and Kaiserschmarrn, waltz and Waltz, Mozart and marzipan? But Austria has winters, too. Tough winters, like in Wyoming. And mountains like in Montana. Valleys like in Yosemite. And reclusive communities deep … Continue reading

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Film Review: James Bond “Skyfall”

It’s 2012 and time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films which began with Dr. No in 1962. For that reason alone you should watch all James Bond films in chronological order before venturing to watch the … Continue reading

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