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Read Instead…in Print

  A photo of a good book about cinema. No discursive, pretentious analyses, no verbose scrutiny. Because the idea is to invite you to read the book, not read about it here. But instead of using social media, I use … Read More

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Talking Film Costume: Nina Hoss in “Barbara”

Barbara’s uniform look very much sums up the context in which the character lives, her restraint and isolation. Created by costume designer Anette Guther, Nina Hoss’ wardrobe in the film also represents Read More

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An Homage to the Ball Kids at Roland Garros

This year’s Roland Garros official poster is created by Louise Sartor and is an homage to the ball kids. It has a timeless quality to it, embodying not only the beauty of the tennis game – its vibrancy, elegance and concentration – but also Read More

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Editorial: Making One’s Mark

Join in or do one’s own thing? Do actors still have the ability and courage to stand out from the established order and make their own mark? Read More

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The Crush Series: Interview with Ian Worboys

Monkey Crush, by Ian Worboys, with illustrations by Silke Diehl   Ian Worboys didn’t grow up with the idea of becoming a writer of children’s books. But he discovered early on that rhyming poetry helped him overcome dislexya. And as … Read More

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