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Byline: Fabian Brims

South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) in Austin is well-known to screen spectacular films every year. This time, they landed something special: the world-premiere of Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player One.” Spielberg personally presented his highly anticipated new movie at SXSW. The film is based on the novel of...

Most of the time, adult comedies shoot for the funny bone with the failure to hide body parts, failure with love-making, and failure to contain bodily fluids. Luckily for audiences who have earned their R-rated cards and want their comedies to have a bit more class, there’s “Game Night”. An unpredictable and...

When an Islamic terrorist opened fire in a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris in August 2015, three American friends were able to overpower the attacker and save hundreds of lives. It’s 2018 and with high hopes, Clint Eastwood finally released his direction of the story. Surprisingly, Eastwood cast the three...

When Kevin Costner revived the Western genre 27 years ago with his epic “Dances with Wolves,” he also introduced a new element of realism to the genre. Director Scott Cooper is now the latest person to fuse it into his work. As a result, his noir-Western is definitely more than just a story about “Cowboys vs....

While everyone is waiting for Steven Spielberg’s next movie “Ready Player One,” he used the time spent in post-production to quickly shoot “The Post,” a movie that is nothing less than a statement for a free press and its importance for democracy in America. After compiling a report for the State Department on the war in...

Star Wars is back! Two years after the start of the new trilogy the saga continues with “Episode 8: The Last Jedi,” and never were there more stars, more space ships, more aliens and more epic fights. At the end of Episode 7, Rey finally found Luke Skywalker, but he now seems unwilling to train her in the ways of the...

When a small movie called “The Room” hit two theaters in the Los Angeles area in 2003, no one knew what to do with the film and Tommy Wiseau, its mysterious director, writer, producer and star. Advertised as a drama, the movie seemed to ignore every fundamental rule of film-making, turning it into a hilarious reel of...

When a movie is based on real events, one of the biggest challenges is to tell an exciting and suspenseful story, even though the audience already knows the ending. This is a particular problem in period pieces, where some historical knowledge can quickly turn into a movie spoiler. But director Joe Wright is a...

Everyone is familiar with Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. — but few people know what’s going on right outside the “happiest place on earth.” With his movie “The Florida Project,” director Sean Baker takes the audience to a place that couldn’t be a larger contrast to the world-famous amusement park populated by mice,...

When the trailer for “IT” got published, it was watched more than 190 million within the first 24 hours. This incredible number broke all records by far and predicted a huge success for the movie. The studio even green lighted a sequel before the official start. But can the movie hold up to the hype? There is something...