History and destiny by Anne-Katrin Titze

Olaf Möller in front of Katharine Hepburn posters for Christopher Strong and Spitfire: "Das Spukschloss im Spessart [The Haunted Castle]! Which is fantastic. Great musical! It's a horror musical." ...

The Sissi Collection

Think, “I Was a Teenage Empress.” A trio of movies tell an optimized version of the life of a 19th century Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary. It’s fuzzy history designed to prop up German ...

Western Union

Wow! Fritz Lang's second western is a marvel -- a combo of matinee innocence and that old Germanic edict that character equals fate. It has a master's sense of color and design. Robert Young is an odd ...

Her Majesty, Love

It's the final Hollywood film by the legendary Ziegfeld star Marilyn Miller, and it's also a terrific talkie feature debut for W.C. Fields -- with one of his dazzling juggling bits. But the real star ...

Tiff Cinematheque: Indian Expressionism

On the heels of the Toronto International Film Festival with its focus on the films and filmmakers of Mumbai, the Tiff Cinematheque presents, as part of its fall offerings, a series on the ...

Toronto to host series on “Indian Expressionism”

Toronto to host series on “Indian Expressionism” Indian films influenced by German expressionism will be screened at a series titled ‘Indian Expressionism’ at the Toronto International Film Festival’s Bell LightBox. The film package, curated by ...

Satyajit Ray + More Events, DVDs, News

Long Shadows: The Late Work of Satyajit Ray opens this evening and runs through April 26 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center: "Of special interest is Home and the World [1984; image above], his ...

Fritz Lang’s Indian Epic DVD Review

Originally released in two separate parts (Der Tiger von Eschnapur & Das Inische Grabmal) and shown to audiences over two consecutive nights, Fritz Lang’s complete Indian Epic finally makes its way ...

Eureka’s Masters Of Cinema Label To Release Fritz Lang’s Indian Films

The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present this two-part adventure epic directed by the legendary Fritz Lang (Metropolis, M, etc) in the UK for the first time on home video. Widely regarded as ...