Solo: A Star Wars Story of Two Princesses

A long time ago in a theater far, far away Disney released the next installment of the Star Wars universe: Solo: A Star Wars Story. It was fun, fast, brash, arrogant, and all one expects from a film about the legendary, ladies-man smuggler. There were laser battles and giant monsters, evil, conniving villains, and damsels… Continue reading Solo: A Star Wars Story of Two Princesses

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What’s your Fear, Dear?

What’s your fear, dear? This is one of the repeated lines of the lyrical and experimental noise performance of Sean Derrick Cooper Marquardt and the S&M Accidental Orchestra Experience Berlin to accompany F.W. Murnau’s classic Weimer-era silent film Nosferatu. The orchestra, itself a blend of avant-garde and antique, was in-house at the ehemaliges Stummfilmkino Delphi to… Continue reading What’s your Fear, Dear?

Old Problems, New Perspectives: The Short Film Night for Berlin Female Filmmakers (Pt. 1)

  Rain beat down on their hats and hoods as the potential audience wandered in the cryptically-labelled Hinterhofe of Kreuzberg, trying to find the theater. Hinterhof “yellow-diamond” had to be it, as Hinterhof “red-square” had been a total failure full of dentists and unmarked doors. And indeed there it was, the sign: Sputnik Kino, 5th… Continue reading Old Problems, New Perspectives: The Short Film Night for Berlin Female Filmmakers (Pt. 1)