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Im Heimkino gibt es in unregelmäßiger Folge die verschiedensten Filme. Wer mitschauen möchte, einen rechtzeitig geäußerten Filmwunsch hat oder einen Film mitbringt, ist willkommen.

Wenn nicht anders vermerkt (Low resolution, entspricht DVD- und niedriger Fernseh-Auflösung), dann zeigen wir Filme in HD (High Definition), vorzugsweise 1080p oder, meist bei Fernseh-Aufzeichnungen, 720p, ohne Werbung. Soundtracks mit weniger als 7.1 Kanälen werden immer mittels Dolby Pro Logic IIx Cinema in ein 7.1-Signal expandiert und über unser 7.2-Lautsprechersystem abgespielt. Filme ab 23p (23,976 Bilder/s) werden immer mittels Zwischenbild-Berechnung auf 120 Bilder/s expandiert.

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Di2020-08-04Nur nicht aufregen!(2016) Germany. Comedy. Stars: Leonard Lansink, Senna Guemmour, Sönke Möhring. 1:28 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Funny, sarcastic, entertaining. FB.

Der korrekte Berliner Versicherungsangestellte Paul Schneider will nicht länger hinnehmen, dass sein Arbeitgeber die kleinen Leute betrügt. Prompt nutzt sein Chef die nächstbeste Gelegenheit, um den Querulanten loszuwerden. Ausgerecht in dem ebenfalls gefeuerten Banksachbearbeiter, der ihn einst mit einer windigen Anlageberatung in die Pleite getrieben hat und ihm nun keinen Kredit geben darf, findet Schneider einen Bruder im Geiste, und so nutzen sie gemeinsam mit der extravaganten Anwältin Aylin eine Wohltätigkeitsveranstaltung, um die miesen Geschäfte sowohl der Versicherung wie auch der Bank zu entlarven. [Dieser Artikel stammt von]

^Sa2020-08-08Lotte am Bauhaus(2019) Germany. Drama | History. Stars: Alicia von Rittberg, Noah Saavedra, Jörg Hartmann. 1:44 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Historically interesting, almost true story. Instructive, if you want to know about the Bauhaus. RB.

The story of a young female student at the famous Bauhaus Design Academy in the early 1920s, inspired by the real life of designer Alma Siedhoff-Buscher.

Sa2020-08-15Bruna SurfistinhaConfessions of a Brazilian Call Girl | Little Surfer Girl (2011) Brazil. Biography | Drama. Stars: Deborah Secco, Cássio Gabus Mendes, Drica Moraes. 1:37 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. The movie tries, and succeeds moderately well, to tell the true story of a very well-known Brazilian call girl and blogger. RB.

Raquel (Deborah Secco) was a young woman from the São Paulo middle class, who was studying at a traditional school in the city. One day she made a surprising decision: she left home and decided to become a call girl. Codenamed Bruna Surfistinha, Raquel lived several "professional" experiences and gained national prominence when she recounted her sexual and effective adventures on a blog, which later turned into a book and became a best seller.

Mo2020-08-17Happy Death Day 2U(2019) USA | Japan. Comedy | Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller. Stars: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Phi Vu. 1:40 h. Sound: DTS 5.1 English. Follows "Happy Death Day". A worthy successor. Again well acted, thrilling, entertaining and enjoyable. FA.

Having survived the farcical but utterly life-threatening events in Happy Death Day (2017), the feisty sorority sister, Tree Gelbman, finds herself in the same college dorm, thankful to be alive. However, this time, it's Carter's roommate, Ryan, who claims that he is reliving the same paradoxical day over and over again, as a mysterious paranoid killer in a single-toothed baby-faced mask with a big kitchen knife has made a habit of murdering him. Under those circumstances, a valiant but vain attempt to face the challenge, once more, will send Tree back to square one, trapped in an all too familiar and blood-drenched time loop. How many deaths separate Tree from a truly happy birthday?

Di2020-08-18Sterne über unsDie Sterne über uns | Stars Above Us (2019) Germany. Drama. Stars: Franziska Hartmann, Claudio Magno, Kai Ivo Baulitz. 1:29 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Thin, mostly inexplicable and unresolved story without any progress. FC.

The story of a single mother struggling to regain control of her life. While living rough in a forest she fights to find a place in the world for her and her son, but her earnest attempts are continually thwarted.

Di2020-09-01Das Grabmal einer großen LiebeShiraz (1928) India | UK | Germany. Drama | History | Romance. Stars: Himanshu Rai, Charu Roy, Seeta Devi. 1:42 h. Black & white. Sound: 2.0 music only with English and German subtitles. Very impressive and moving, particularly given its age. The figure of Shiraz is invented, but otherwise the real story is shown. HRA.

A historical romance set in the Mughal Empire. Selima (Enakshi) is a princess-foundling raised by a potter and loved by her stepbrother, Shiraz (Rai). She is abducted and sold as a slave to Prince Khurram, later Emperor Shah Jehan (Roy), who falls for her, to the chagrin of the wily Dalia (Seeta Devi). When Selima is caught with Shiraz, the young man is condemned to be trampled to death by an elephant. A pendant reveals Selima's royal status and she saves her brother, marries the prince, and becomes Empress Mumtaz Mahal, while Dalia is banned for her machinations against Selima. When Selima dies (1629), the emperor builds her a monument to the design of the now old and blind Shiraz, the Taj Mahal.

Mi2020-09-02Herzjagen(2020) Germany | Austria. TV movie. Drama. Stars: Ruth Brauer, Alexander E. Fennon, Martina Gedeck. 1:28 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Extremely slow story development, and the story still makes hardly any sense. FD.

Ein schönes Zuhause, eine funktionierende Ehe und ein chronisch krankes Herz. Diese Faktoren bestimmten bisher das Leben von Caroline Binder (Martina Gedeck). Nun verspricht ihr der Herzspezialist Dr. Paul Hoffmann (Anton Noori) durch eine neue OP-Methode Heilung. Alle sind glücklich, nur die Patientin selbst nicht. Seit zwanzig Jahren prägt das kranke Herz ihren Alltag, nun soll sie plötzlich wieder ein normales und gesundes Leben führen? Caroline fühlt sich ihrer Identität beraubt und bringt damit nicht nur ihr eigenes Leben, sondern auch das ihres Mannes Sebastian (Rainer Wöss) und ihres Arztes aus den Fugen. Hilfe soll die Psychiaterin Erika Pielach (Ruth Brauer-Kvam) bringen, doch kann sie Carolin tatsächlich davon überzeugen, die vor ihr liegende Chance auf ein neues Leben zu ergreifen?

Fr2020-09-04Nylons und ZigarettenCigarettes et bas nylon (2010) France. Drama. Stars: Adélaïde Leroux, Salomé Stévenin, Mélodie Richard. 1:37 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. A highly realistic and very impressive rendition of the stories of French wives of US soldiers in 1945. RA.

In 1945, "cigarette camps" were set up in Normandy to provide rest and recreation for American soldiers back from the front. They were hastily transformed into transit camps for the French wives of some of these soldiers, helping them with their administrative tasks and teaching them how to become perfect American wives.

Mo2020-09-07Self/lessSelf/Less - Der Fremde in mir (2015) Action | Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller. Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Natalie Martinez, Matthew Goode, Ben Kingsley. 1:46 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Well-devised story. Interesting, thrilling, entertaining. A bit too much car-racing and shooting. SFA.

An extremely wealthy man, dying from cancer, undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness into the body of a healthy young man. But all is not as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body's origin and the organization that will kill to protect its cause.

Di2020-09-08Zurück zu dir - Eine zweite Chance für die LiebeTime Freak (2018) Comedy | Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi. Stars: Asa Butterfield, Sophie Turner, Skyler Gisondo. 1:44 h. Sound: 5.1 English. 2.0 German/deutsch. Interesting idea, thought-provoking, but the story limps in various ways. SFC.

Physics prodigy Stillman (Butterfield) is destined for great things, only to be derailed when his girlfriend, Debbie (Turner) suddenly dumps him. But Stillman isn't beaten, he does what any heartbroken genius would do - he invents a time machine to get a second chance at love.

^Sa2020-09-12Auf einmalAll of a Sudden (2016) Germany | Netherlands. Drama | Mystery. Stars: Sebastian Hülk, Julia Jentsch, Hanns Zischler. 1:46 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Feels completely unrealistic and is also thoroughly unpleasant and disgusting. TD.

After the party in Karsten's apartment, everybody leaves except Anna. Admiringly, Karsten approaches this mysterious woman. How could he have known, that in a moment of weakness, his well-established life would spiral out of control and turn into a disaster? In this small provincial German town, disappointment soon fuels anger, justice hides behind hypocrisy, and evil gradually unfolds.

So2020-09-13Columbus Circle(2012) Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller. Stars: Selma Blair, Amy Smart, Kevin Pollak. 1:20 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Weird, highly unlikely and concocted story. Somewhat entertaining. TC.

Abigail Clayton lives alone. Very alone. In fact, the attractive heiress has not left her Manhattan penthouse apartment for almost two decades. The famous daughter of a wealthy industrialist, Abigail disappeared from the prying eyes of the press and the intrusiveness of her family on her 18th birthday, the day she received her massive inheritance.

During years of self-imposed isolation, Abigail has had contact with only two people—her building's Concierge, Klandermann, with whom she communicates via notes—and Dr. Raymond Fontaine, a longtime family friend and her sole confidant for most of her life. When the death of her elderly neighbor prompts NYPD Homicide Detective Frank Giardello to launch an investigation, the agoraphobic Abigail is distressed to find him outside her door, asking to question her. Having tried to acquire the dead woman's now vacant apartment to ensure her privacy, Abigail is further upset when her requests go unanswered, and new tenants Lillian and Charlie move in. Abigail anxiously monitors her new neighbors from the safety of her front door's peephole, but her well-ordered world begins to unravel when she finally encounters Lillian and Charlie face-to-face-and her sheltered existence becomes threatened in unexpected and terrifying ways.

Mo2020-09-14American Factory(2019) Documentary. Stars: Junming 'Jimmy' Wang, Robert Allen, Sherrod Brown. 1:50 h. Sound: E-AC3 5.1 English. Interesting, but a bit thin and weak on hard facts. DC.

In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant, hiring two thousand blue-collar Americans. Early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America.

Di2020-09-15Mary Shelley(2017) UK | Luxembourg | USA | Ireland. Biography | Drama | History | Romance. Stars: Elle Fanning, Bel Powley, Owen Richards. 1:49 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Excellent, gripping biography. Very good acting. HRA.

In 1814, Regency-era London, Mary Wollstonecraft-Godwin is a 16 years old aspiring writer who works in the bookshop of her renowned father writer William Godwin, married in second terms after the passing of his first wife, philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft, with the too married by second time Mary Jane Clairmont, where Mary Jane's daughter of her first marriage Claire turns in a close and lovely stepsister for Mary. When Mary and Claire travel at the house of one of William's friends in Scotland, Mary meets the 21 years old poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, rising instantly a love interest between them. Returning to London little time later, Mary unexpectedly meets Percy again when he appears at her house in order to ask William to take him on as an apprentice. Fascinated by Percy, Mary begins a bohemian and torrid relationship with him despite the opposition of her father and her stepmother, especially after they discover that Percy is married with a little daughter whom he supports but he loves no longer. Determined to be free and live on her own terms, Mary flees with Percy to live together accompanied by Claire, who wants to get far from her abusive mother. Their initial happiness turns to tragedy due to the debts and poverty, in addition to the terrible loss of Mary and Percy's daughter, who dies only a few months after birth. Broken by suffering and pain, as well as a season living with the rich, eccentric and hedonist Lord Byron and doctor John Polidori, Mary turns into a shadowy being, becoming more and more obsessed with the idea of resurrecting the dead, while Claire lives a stormy and painful romance with Byron. All these events will lead Mary, motivated by Lord Byron's bet about who can write the scariest horror novel, to find her own voice and exorcise her innermost demons by writing "Frankenstein; or The Modern Prometheus". But when prejudices of these times cause the novel to be attributed to Percy Shelley, it forces Mary to fight by claiming the novel as her own to prove that a woman can be the writer as she is.

Sa2020-09-19Wir kaufen einen ZooWe Bought a Zoo (2011) Comedy | Drama | Family. Stars: Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church. 1:54 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Nice retelling of a true story. A bit sentimental and overdone at times, but still entertaining. RB.

Benjamin has lost his wife. In a bid to start his life over, he purchases a large house that has a zoo. This is welcome news for his daughter, but his son is not happy about it. The zoo is in need of renovation and Benjamin sets about the work with the head keeper, Kelly, and the rest of the zoo staff. But, the zoo soon runs into financial trouble. The staff must get the zoo back to its former glory, pass a zoo inspection, and get it back open to the public.

So2020-09-20The Gentlemen(2019) UK | USA. Action | Comedy | Crime. Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Michelle Dockery. 1:53 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Typical English crime comedy, weirdly entertaining. TC.

A talented American graduate of Oxford, using his unique skills, and audacity, creates a marijuana empire using the estates of impoverished British aristocrats. However, when he tries to sell his empire to a fellow American billionaire, a chain of events unfolds, involving blackmail, deception, mayhem and murder between street thugs, Russian oligarchs, Triad gangsters and gutter journalists.

Mo2020-09-21Freaks - Sie sehen aus wie wirFreaks (2018) Canada | USA. Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller. Stars: Emile Hirsch, Bruce Dern, Grace Park. 1:55 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Simple idea, poorly executed with logical gaps. SFC.

A seven-year-old girl, Chloe, who lives with her father, was told that the outside world was dangerous and was spending lonely days in her house. One day, she left the house while her father was asleep, and she was approached by an old man in an ice cream truck standing in front of her house. The old man, who is Chloe's grandfather, tells him about the fact that Chloe's mother is alive and the mysterious power he has. Chloe, who was scolded by her father for going out, awakened her special ability by raising her emotions. The ability was a very dangerous thing to manipulate a person's mind. Chloe works with a grandfather and a father with different abilities to rescue a detained mother.

Mi2020-09-23Herr Lenz reist in den Frühling(2015) Germany. Drama. Stars: Ulrich Tukur, Steffi Kühnert, Simon Jensen. 1:29 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Stupid story. Slow. FD.

Insurance salesman Holger Lenz tries to do everything right. Yet his life is still in ruins. His wife Ilona is having an affair, his son Linus is rebellious and at work, younger rivals are catching and passing him. When he is brought the ashes of his father, who had years before emigrated to Thailand, along with news of an inherited apartment, Holger sets off. The journey into the alleged land of smiles with its shady side, the sex industry, becomes a nightmare. Then Lenz makes a surprising discovery.

Do2020-09-24Die Holzbaronin(2013) Germany | Austria. Crime | Drama. Stars: Christine Neubauer, Henriette Confurius, Andy Gatjen. 2:56 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Epic story about a family business and a woman, through two world wars. FA.

Schon als Kind war es der Traum von Elly Seitz, einmal Holzbaronin zu werden und den traditionsreichen Schwarzwälder Familienbetrieb zu leiten. 1953 erfüllt sich ihr Traum: Sie wird zur Vorstandsvorsitzenden der Seitz AG gewählt. Es hat lange gedauert, meist standen ihr Männer im Weg, mal war es die Wirtschaftslage, mal das Wohl der Familie, die sie zurückstecken ließen. Dabei war Elly Seitz schon immer die Ehrgeizigste, die Fleißigste, die Weitsichtigste – die Beste, um diese Holzdynastie durch die bewegten Jahre zwischen der Weltwirtschaftskrise 1929 und den Nachkriegsjahren zu führen. Als sie am Ende ihrer Ziele angekommen scheint, schlägt das Schicksal einmal mehr verhängnisvoll zu. Die Holzbaronin wird verhaftet. Sie wird beschuldigt, ihren Ehemann ermordet zu haben, 1944, kurz nach seiner Heimkehr aus dem Krieg. Hauptankläger ist ihr über alles geliebter Sohn Hans. In einer langen Vernehmung durch den befangen wirkenden Kommissar Fröbe, der Elly Seitz offenbar von früher kennt, soll ein Geständnis erzwungen werden. Die des Mordes Verdächtigte erzählt ihre Lebensgeschichte: Opfer der Umstände, Opfer des brutalen Gatten, Opfer der Macht der Männer. Die Protokollantin weint, doch Fröbe nimmt Elly Seitz diese Opferrolle nicht ab. [Dieser Artikel stammt von]

Sa2020-09-26Meine Mutter ist unmöglichKiss the Chef! (2018) Germany. Comedy | Romance. Stars: Diana Amft, Stephan Luca, Margarita Broich. 1:28 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Good story idea, funny and entertaining. Starts out well, but weakens a bit towards the predictable end. FB.

Thanks to a contest, Toni takes her mother Heidi on a holiday from the restaurant. She doesn't really feel like it, but who can resist a week-long luxury trip at the Baltic Sea? At home, Rufus, Toni's partner in life and business, is quite content to have the place to himself. After all, the gourmet chef is still working on getting back his star by continuing his high-class cuisine in Toni's humble country kitchen. Meanwhile, Heidi surprisingly runs into Ivo again, Rufus' ex-head waiter, who now works as a maître d' in a hotel. Again, there's love in the air, and Heidi wants to start over with Ivo right then and there. Toni's calls for caution sure fall on deaf ears.

So2020-09-27Dan - Mitten im LebenDan in Real Life (2007) Comedy | Drama | Romance. Stars: Steve Carell, Juliette Binoche, Dane Cook, Emily Blunt. 1:31 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Trying too hard to be funny. FC.

Single father Dan Burns dedicates his life to his children, but one day he meets Marie at a bookstore. They get to know each other, but then Dan finds out that Marie is actually dating his brother, Mitch.

Mo2020-09-28Rafiki(2018) Kenya | South Africa | Germany | Netherlands | France | Norway | Lebanon | UK. Drama | Romance. Stars: Samantha Mugatsia, Neville Misati, Nice Githinji. 1:19 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. A remarkable movie from Kenya about two girls who fall in love with each other. FA.

Kena and Ziki long for something more. Despite the political rivalry between their families, the girls resist and remain close friends, supporting each other to pursue their dreams in a conservative society. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety. Inspried by Monica Arac de Nyeko's "Jambula Tree", which chronicles a story of two girls in love in Uganda, "Rafiki" challenges deep rooted cynicism about same sex relationships among actors, crew, friends, and family in Kenya.

Mo2020-10-19Die Höhle - Das Tor in eine andere ZeitTime Trap (2017) Action | Adventure | Mystery | Sci-Fi. Stars: Reiley McClendon, Cassidy Gifford, Brianne Howey. 1:27 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Good acting from not so well-known actors. Pretty good for a low-budget movie. Thrilling, entertaining, and without any stupid faults. SFB.

A professor enters a cave and goes missing. Some of his students come looking for him and get trapped in the cave as well.

Mi2020-10-21Gegen den StromWoman at War (2018) Iceland | France | Ukraine. Adventure | Comedy | Drama | Thriller. Stars: Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Jóhann Sigurðarson, Juan Camilo Román Estrada. 1:55 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Basically good story, devalued by poor script details and finally destroyed by an idiotic ending. FD.

Halla is a fifty-year-old independent woman. But behind the scenes of a quiet routine, she leads a double life as a passionate environmental activist. Known to others only by her alias "The Woman of the Mountain," Halla secretly wages a one-woman-war on the local aluminum industry. As Halla's actions grow bolder, from petty vandalism to outright industrial sabotage, she succeeds in pausing the negotiations between the Icelandic government and the corporation building a new aluminum smelter in the mountains. But right as she begins planning her biggest and boldest operation yet, she receives an unexpected letter that changes everything. Her application to adopt a child has finally been accepted and there is a little girl waiting for her in Ukraine. As Halla prepares to abandon her role as saboteur and savior of the Highlands to fulfill her dream of becoming a mother, she decides to plot one final attack to deal the aluminum industry a crippling blow.

Sa2020-10-24Der arme Teufel und das GlückNejlepsí prítel (2017) Czech Republic. Comedy | Family | Fantasy. Stars: Zdenek Piskula, Kristína Svarinská, Hana Vagnerová. 1:35 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Funny, clever story, good acting, but slow and thinly rolled out with poor dialogs. FC.

Der rangniedrigste Dämon Matej hat den Teufel persönlich mit einer Missetat verärgert! Er klaute das letzte Stück Brot von dem gutherzigen Ondra. Luzifer bestraft Matej dafür, indem er ihn dazu verdonnert, ab sofort jeden Wunsch von Ondra zu erfüllen. Matej wird erst von dieser Aufgabe entbunden, wenn der Teufel ihm mitteilt, dass er glücklich ist. Doch das kann eine Weile dauern, da sich der gutherzige Bauerssohn in die wunderhübsche Baronin Rézinka verliebt hat und deren Wünsche keine Grenzen kennen. Und als sich Matej auch noch in die schöne Marjánka verknallt, nimmt das Schicksal seinen Lauf. Doch der herzensgute Ondra hat Mitleid mit dem bis über beide Ohren verliebten Dämonen und will ihm helfen, sich aus Luzifers Knechtschaft zu befreien.

Mo2020-10-26Das Jerico ProjektCriminal (2016) USA | UK | Bulgaria. Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller. Stars: Kevin Costner, Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot. 1:53 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Not much science-fiction, but lots of senseless action. Still watchable and entertaining, partly because of the good actors. SFC.

Bill Pope (Ryan Reynolds) is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous convict Jericho Stewart (Kevin Costner). When he wakes up with the CIA agent's memories, his mission is to find The Dutchman and make the deal with him before the hacker launches ICBM's and starts World War III. But complications soon arise and the mission turns personal.

Mi2020-10-28Plötzlich FamilieInstant Family (2017) Comedy | Drama. Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Isabela Merced. 1:49 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. A story about adoption. Trying a bit too hard to be funny. Many strong moments, good acting, but altogether not good enough. FC.

Married couple Pete and Ellie Wagner, feeling a void in the marriage, visit a foster care center. Two social workers, Karen and Sharon, guide the hopeful parents on the steps to getting into becoming adoptive parents. The couples are brought to a fair where they have the chance to go up to kids that they are interested in adopting. Pete and Ellie walk by the teenagers, although Ellie shows hesitance over raising a teen, but one of the teens, Lizzie, informs Ellie that they all know no one wants to adopt the teens. Pete and Ellie talk to Karen and Sharon over potentially taking in Lizzie. The social workers inform the couple that Lizzie's mother is a drug addict who is currently in jail, and she set their home on fire because she left the crack pipe lit. They also find that Lizzie has two younger siblings, Juan and Lita. Although this seems like more of a challenge for Pete and Ellie, they agree to meet the siblings. Pete and Ellie have Thanksgiving dinner with Ellie's family, where they all make comments about never having confidence in the Wagners adopting kids. Ellie has enough and decides that they will go through with the foster care to prove that they can be good parents.

Fr2020-10-30Unter Anklage - Harry WörzUnter Anklage: Der Fall Harry Wörz (2014) Germany. TV movie. Drama. Stars: Rüdiger Klink, Michael Abendroth, Andreas Brandt. 1:28 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. A good and honest rendition of the story of Harry Wörz, who was falsely accused of attempted murder. RB.

Harry Wörz (Rüdiger Klink), ein einfacher Mann, wird verhaftet, weil er seine Ex-Frau bis zum Hirnschaden gewürgt haben soll. Sagen ihre Kollegen von der Polizei. Es vergehen dreizehn Jahre, bis sein Anwalt Dr. Gorka (Felix Klare) vor Gericht Harrys Unschuld beweisen kann. Das Drama um die Ohnmacht des zu Unrecht Angeklagten kann niemanden kalt lassen.

Sa2020-10-31Passengers(2008) Sound: USA | Canada. Drama | Fantasy | Horror | Mystery | Romance | Thriller. Stars: Anne Hathaway, Patrick Wilson, David Morse. 1:24 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. A mysterious story that is resolved only at the end of the movie and is very far-fetched. FC.

After a plane crash, a young therapist, Claire, is assigned by her mentor to counsel the flight's five survivors. When they share their recollections of the incident—which some say include an explosion that the airline claims never happened—Claire is intrigued by Eric, the most secretive of the passengers. Just as Claire's professional relationship with Eric—despite her better judgment—blossoms into a romance, the survivors begin to disappear mysteriously, one by one. Claire suspects that Eric may hold all the answers and becomes determined to uncover the truth, no matter the consequences.

Mo2020-11-02Colossal(2016) Canada | USA | Spain | South Korea. Comedy | Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi | Thriller. Stars: Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Austin Stowell. 1:40 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Entertaining, gripping, funny, dramatic. Based on a nonsense idea, but still good. FB.

Gloria (Anne Hathaway) is an out-of-work girl who, after getting kicked out of her apartment by her boyfriend, is forced to leave her life in New York and move back to her hometown. When news reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, South Korea, Gloria gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this far-off phenomenon. As events begin to spin out of control, Gloria must determine why her seemingly insignificant existence has such a colossal effect on the fate of the world.

Mi2020-11-04Mr. Morgan's Last LoveLast Love (2013) Germany | Belgium | USA | France. Comedy | Drama | Romance. Stars: Michael Caine, Michelle Goddet, Jane Alexander. 1:47 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Good acting and directing, but the basically good story limps along unconvincingly. FB.

Matthew Morgan is a retired American professor in his eighties, a widower. He lives in Paris and speaks no French. Since his wife's death, he's marking time. His curiosity is piqued when he meets Pauline Laubie, half his age, a dance instructor. She's also a solitary person, but wants the connection of family. She believes she's found that in Matthew, and she attends to him during a hospitalization. When his two adult children arrive from the U.S. to check on their father, they are certain Pauline is a gold digger, and she's confounded by the distance between father and children. The daughter heads home, the son remains. Is there any way that Pauline fits in?

Sa2020-11-07Königin der WüsteQueen of the Desert (2015) USA | Morocco. Adventure | Biography | Drama | History | Romance. Stars: Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Robert Pattinson. 2:00 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Excellent biography of Gertrude Bell, the woman who loved Arabia, particularly the Middle East, and knew it better than any other western foreigner. RA.

A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.

Mo2020-11-09Color Out of Space(2019) Malaysia | Portugal | USA. Horror | Sci-Fi. Stars: Nicolas Cage, Joely Richardson, Madeleine Arthur. 24.000 fps. 1:50 h. Sound: 5.1 English. No discernible story. SFD.

A story of cosmic terror about The Gardners, a family who moves to a remote farmstead in rural New England to escape the hustle of the 21st century. They are busy adapting to their new life when a meteorite crashes into their front yard. The mysterious aerolite seems to melt into the earth, infecting both the land and the properties of space-time with a strange, otherworldly color. To their horror, the Gardner family discover that this alien force is gradually mutating every life form that it touches … including them.

Di2020-11-10On - drakonI Am Dragon (2015) Russia. Adventure | Fantasy | Romance. Stars: Matvey Lykov, Mariya Poezzhaeva, Stanislav Lyubshin. 1:37 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. A wonderful fairy-tale fantasy story, very well acted and directed. FA.

In the midst of the wedding princess Miroslava is kidnapped by a dragon and carried away into his castle on the remote island. Mira left everything behind in the past—family, friends and groom. Now the only things she had were a stone cage and a mysterious young man named Arman … but who is he and what is he doing on that island? Miroslava will know the truth too late: loving a dragon will reveal the bitter truth—love is scary.

2020-11-16Der Hobbit - Smaugs EinödeThe Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) New Zealand | USA. Adventure | Fantasy. Stars: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage. 2:41 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Prequel to "The Lord of the Rings". Very impressive imagery. Good acting. Fuzzy story. FB.

After successfully crossing over (and under) the Misty Mountains, Thorin and Company must seek aid from a powerful stranger before taking on the dangers of Mirkwood Forest—without their Wizard. If they reach the human settlement of Lake-town it will be time for the hobbit Bilbo Baggins to fulfill his contract with the dwarves. The party must complete the journey to Lonely Mountain and burglar Baggins must seek out the Secret Door that will give them access to the hoard of the dragon Smaug. And, where has Gandalf got off to? And what is his secret business to the south?

Di2020-11-17Fritzi - Eine WendewundergeschichteFritzi: A Revolutionary Tale (2019) Germany | Luxembourg | Belgium | Czech Republic. Animation. Stars: Ali Lyons (voice), Oisin Conroy (voice), Lucy Carolan (voice). 1:18 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. A peculiar movie. I wonder who the intended audience is. Children probably don't understand it. For adults it feels naive and childish. Still watchable and well made with attention to detail. FB.

East Germany, 1989. Twelve-year-old Fritzi lovingly takes care of her best friend Sophie's little dog Sputnik, while Sophie's family is on summer vacation in Hungary. When Sophie doesn't come back from vacation, Fritzi and Sputnik set out in search of her. Historically accurate, authentic and with lots of rich period detail and atmosphere, this moving animated film for the whole family retells the story of the peaceful revolution of 1989 from a child's perspective. An entertaining and exciting tale of the Fall of the Wall, and of the people who were brave enough to change the world, which will make a lasting impression, not only on young viewers.

So2020-11-22Die QueenThe Queen (2006) UK | USA | France | Italy. Biography | Drama | History. Stars: Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell. 1:57 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Realistic and captivating insight into a key episode of the life of The Queen. RA.

Diana, the "People's Princess" has died in a car accident in Paris. The Queen (Dame Helen Mirren) and her family decide that for the best, they should remain hidden behind the closed doors of Balmoral Castle. The heartbroken public do not understand and request that the Queen comforts her people. This also puts pressure on newly elected Tony Blair (Michael Sheen), who constantly tries to convince the monarchy to address the public.

Mo2020-11-23Der Hobbit: Die Schlacht der fünf HeereThe Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) New Zealand | USA. Adventure | Fantasy. Stars: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Cate Blanchett. 2:24 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Prequel to "The Lord of the Rings". Very impressive imagery. Good acting. Fuzzy story. FB.

After the Dragon leaves the Lonely Mountain, the people of Lake-town see a threat coming. Orcs, dwarves, elves and people prepare for war. Bilbo sees Thorin going mad and tries to help. Meanwhile, Gandalf is rescued from the Necromancer's prison and his rescuers realize who the Necromancer is.

Mi2020-11-25ThereseThérèse | Thérèse Desqueyroux (2012) France. Drama. Stars: Audrey Tautou, Gilles Lellouche, Anaïs Demoustier. 1:44 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. The story goes from nice to bad to worse to weird. What does it want to tell me? FD.

The year is 1926. In the Landes region, free-spirited Thérèse Larroque, the daughter of a wealthy pinery owner and radical-socialist politician, marries Bernard Desqueyroux, another pinery owner. Although she does it half-heartedly, she thinks that marriage may help her to "sort out all the ideas in her mind". But her disappointment is great. Her wedding night is all but fascinating and when she becomes pregnant she realizes the baby matters more to Bernard than herself. While Thérèse stifles in her husband's beautiful residence among stiff in-laws who do not think high of her, ideas keep on roaming her mind.

Do2020-11-26Das Milan-ProtokollThe Milan Protocol (2017) Germany. Drama | Thriller | War. Stars: Catrin Striebeck, Christoph Bach, Bengin Ali. 1:45 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Interesting setting, realistic. But the story is unintelligible. TD.

Martina works as a doctor in the refugee camps in the Kurdish region in northern Iraq. She is connected to the YPJ-brigades in northern Syria. They ask Martina to take care of a young German internationalist female fighter who has been injured severely in combat with ISIS. In an ambulance Martina crosses the Iraqi-Syrian border. On her way she smuggles a MILAN-system which has been part of the German arms supply for the Iraqi Kurds. The Emir of ISIS gets knowledge of this via the Turkish secret service. The Emir asks his ally Omar to get hold of the weapon. Omar's men seize the ambulance but instead of a MILAN they find a German female doctor, which they take with them. Omar is the military commander of a Sunni tribe which has pledged loyalty to ISIS. Omar wants to change sides again and considers having a German hostage in his hands would let his chances rise. One after another, several players take part in the case of the German doctor: Jamil, the sheikh of Omar's tribe, Abu Sadiq, emir of ISIS in Mosul, Murat, a Turkish intelligence operative and Moses who directs the BND-operations in Northern Iraq. And Martina who has to maintain every acting option.

Sa2020-11-28Christmas at the Plaza - Verliebt in New YorkChristmas at the Plaza (2019) Drama | Romance. Stars: Elizabeth Henstridge, Ryan Paevey, Bruce Davison. 1:21 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Recipe story, very predictable, still somewhat entertaining. FC.

When historian Jessica Cooper (Elizabeth Henstridge) is hired to create the Plaza's annual Christmas display, she finds more than facts, while teaming up with the handsome decorator, Nick Perelli (Ryan Paevey), to bring the display to life.

Fr2020-12-04Adèle und das Geheimnis des PharaosLes aventures extraordinaires d'Adèle Blanc-Sec | The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010) France | USA. Action | Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Mystery. Stars: Louise Bourgoin, Mathieu Amalric, Gilles Lellouche. 1:36 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Funny and entertaining. A bit on the slapstick side. FB.

Desperate to cure her near catatonic sister, intrepid authoress Adèle Blanc-Sec braves ancient Egyptian tombs and modern Egyptian lowlife to locate a mummified doctor and get him back to Paris. Her hope is that oddball Professor Espérandieu will then use his unusual powers to bring the doctor back to life so he, in turn, can use his centuries-old skills on the unfortunate sister. In Paris however Espérandieu is already causing mayhem, having brought to life what was a safe museum egg but is now a very active pterodactyl. Paris 1911 may not be the healthiest place to be.

Mo2020-12-07Wall Street 2 - Geld schläft nichtWall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010) Drama. Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Michael Douglas, Carey Mulligan. 2:02 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Not as good as the first part. Confused story. Money is the most important thing. FC.

As the global economy teeters on the brink of disaster, a young Wall Street trader partners with disgraced former Wall Street corporate raider Gordon Gekko on a two-tiered mission: To alert the financial community to the coming doom, and to find out who was responsible for the death of the young trader's mentor.

Mi2020-12-09Die Winterprinzessin - Eine Liebe im SchneeA Winter Princess (2019) Romance. Stars: Natalie Hall, Chris McNally, Lara Gilchrist. 1:20 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Light entertainment. Good acting, but the script lacks refinement. FC.

When Carly plans Snowden Peak's Snow Ball with Jesse, their attraction is undeniable. But when Carly's twin, Prince Gustav, arrives her royal identity is nearly exposed. As Jesse and Carly decide to hold the ball at Summit Lodge, they make the gala a fundraiser to turn the resort into a year-round destination. But without a celebrity draw, investors aren't interested, and Snowden Peak is put up for sale. Too bad no one knows any royalty who could entice affluent socialites to the gala, which could raise enough money to make Snowden Peak a four-season resort for royalty and commoners alike.

Do2020-12-10Mein perfektes WeihnachtenChristmas Perfection (2018) Comedy | Drama | Fantasy | Romance. Stars: Caitlin Thompson, James Henri-Thomas, Robbie Silverman. 1:24 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Ode to an imperfect Christmas. An entertaining lesson. FB.

As a kid, Darcy (Thompson) had no control over her family's holidays and thus, has grown up to be a Christmas control freak - so much so that she loses sight of what the holidays actually mean. Suddenly, she finds herself magically transported into her idea of the perfect Christmas Village and learns that 'perfection' isn't all it's cracked up to be.

Mo2020-12-14Exit(2020) Germany. Sci-Fi | Thriller. Stars: Laura de Boer, Aram Tafreshian, Jan Krauter. 1:28 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Poor simulation story, in which a premise can explain and justify everything arbitrarily. And the story is so confused that it is unintelligible. SFD.

Year 2047: "Inifinitalk" is the AI developed by some guys, offering possible eternal life through digitization of peoples mind and when they want to sell it they get into major trouble.

Di2020-12-15Der Buchladen der Florence GreenThe Bookshop (2017) UK | Spain | Germany | France. Drama. Stars: Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, Hunter Tremayne. 1:45 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Nice, stylish, a bit slow, but still gripping, with a somewhat frustrating ending. FB.

England, 1959. Free-spirited widow Florence Green (Emily Mortimer) risks everything to open a bookshop in a conservative East Anglian coastal town. While bringing about a surprising cultural awakening through works by Ray Bradbury and Vladimir Nabokov, she earns the polite but ruthless opposition of a local grand dame (Patricia Clarkson) and the support and affection of a reclusive book loving widower (Bill Nighy). As Florence's obstacles amass and bear suspicious signs of a local power struggle, she is forced to ask: is there a place for a bookshop in a town that may not want one? Based on Penelope Fitzgerald's acclaimed novel and directed by Isabel Coixet (Learning to Drive), The Bookshop is an elegant yet incisive rendering of personal resolve, tested in the battle for the soul of a community.

Mi2020-12-16Christmas Town - 14 märchenhafte WeihnachtstageChristmas Town (2019) Drama | Romance. Stars: Candace Cameron Bure, Tim Rozon, Beth Broderick. 1:22 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Very simple, very straightforward Xmas story. No surprises. FD.

Lauren Gabriel leaves everything behind in Boston to embark on a new chapter in her life and career. But an unforeseen detour to the charming town of Grandon Falls has her discover unexpected new chapters—of the heart and of family—helping her to embrace, once again, the magic of Christmas.

Do2020-12-17Weihnachten mit HollyChristmas with Holly (2012) USA | Canada. Drama | Family. Stars: Sean Faris, Eloise Mumford, Daniel Eric Gold. 1:27 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Thin, very slowly developing, predictable story. FC.

Mark Nagle leaves his better job and home in Seattle when his orphaned niece Holly (six), who stopped communicating since her mother's death, isn't allowed to pass to the next grade. He moves back in with his single brothers Alex and Scott, a contractor and a brilliant but jobless biological researcher and tries to impose 'child friendly' house rules while technically their guest. New to the island town is Maggie Conway, who bought a toy shop and needs her sister Kate's support plus interns after firing the experienced manager to try a child-oriented concept. It appeals particularly to Holly, and babysitting her enables a budding romance with handsome Mark, but his local ex may snatch him back.

Fr2020-12-18Weihnachten auf der BühneA Nutcracker Christmas (2016) USA | Canada. Drama | Family. Stars: Amy Acker, Sascha Radetsky, Sophia Lucia. 1:23 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Good ballet story for a family movie. Good acting. FB.

When her niece is cast in The Philadelphia Ballet's production of the Nutcracker, a jaded ex-ballerina is forced to come to terms with the life and love she left behind.

Sa2020-12-19Light of My Life(2019) Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller. Stars: Anna Pniowsky, Casey Affleck, Tom Bower. 1:59 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Good acting and good story idea, but poorly developed. Thoroughly depressing. Movie ends before the story ends. SFC.

Parent and child journey through the outskirts of society a decade after a pandemic has wiped out half the world's population. As a father struggles to protect his child, their bond, and the character of humanity, is tested.

Mo2020-12-21Duell in der Nacht(2007) Germany. Thriller. Stars: Iris Berben, Jürgen Vogel, Ina Weisse. 1:29 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Good story, though a bit overdone. TB.

Police Officer Birke has to make a suspect confess a murder, but begins to think, that he may be innocent.

Di2020-12-22Der große WeihnachtsauftrittThe Mistle-Tones (2012) TV movie. Comedy | Family | Music. Stars: Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Jonathan Patrick Moore, Andy Gala. 1:23 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Some good singing voices, otherwise childish. Poorly designed story. FD.

Holly, blessed with an amazing singing voice, is all set to audition for the newly vacated spot in a legendary local Christmas group which was founded by her late mother years ago. Shocked and upset when the slot goes to the barely talented best friend of the group's leader, Marci, Holly sets out to create her own musical group, The Mistle-Tones. After challenging their rivals to a sing-off on Christmas Eve, Holly finds herself on a journey to the real meaning of Christmas with some new friends and a new love thrown in for good measure.

Mi2020-12-23Ein Filmstar zu WeihnachtenChristmas in Homestead (2016) TV movie. Romance. Stars: Taylor Cole, Michael Rady, Brooklyn Rae Silzer. 1:22 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Nice actors, unconvincing story. FC.

One of the most famous actresses in the world heads to the Christmas-obsessed town of Homestead, Iowa, to shoot a holiday-themed movie. She is thrown for a loop when a romance brews between her and local inn keeper and single dad, Matt. As she gets a taste of small-town life, she discovers the true meaning of Christmas.

Do2020-12-24How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World(2019) USA | Japan. Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy. Stars (voice): Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, F. Murray Abraham. 1:44 h. Sound: Dolby AC-3 5.1 English | Dolby Atmos 7.1 English. Good computer graphics, some nice story parts. FB.

As Hiccup fulfills his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, Toothless' discovery of an untamed, elusive mate draws the Night Fury away. When danger mounts at home and Hiccup's reign as village chief is tested, both dragon and rider must make impossible decisions to save their kind.

Sa2020-12-26Geteilte WeihnachtChristmas Getaway (2017) TV movie. Drama | Romance. Stars: Bridget Regan, Travis Van Winkle, Raven Stewart. 1:21 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Very simple story idea, rather linear and predictable, but at least well made and moderately entertaining. FB.

A travel writer takes a Christmas vacation, but finds herself double-booked with a widower, his mother, and his daughter at the holiday site.

So2020-12-27Weihnachten UndercoverDebbie Macomber's Dashing Through the Snow (2015) Canada. TV movie. Comedy | Family | Romance. Stars: Meghan Ory, Andrew W. Walker, Aaron Craven. 1:24 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. The story is a bit crazy, but funny and entertaining. Good enough for a Christmas famliy movie. FB.

Stranded at an airport at Christmastime, Ashley Harrison accepts a ride from Dash Sutherland, who has just rented the last car in town. As the pair heads north, their adventures include car trouble, adopting a puppy and being secretly tailed by federal agents, who believe Ashley is up to no good. With a hint of romance gradually filling the air will these two fall in love or will their journey bring about an unexpected road bump to romance?

Mo2020-12-28Midsommar(2019) USA | Sweden. Drama | Horror | Mystery | Thriller. Stars: Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, Vilhelm Blomgren. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Grotesquely inhumane, very disturbing. Watch it if you want to have bad dreams. FC.

Dani (Florence Pugh) and Christian (Jack Reynor) are a young American couple with a relationship on the brink of falling apart. But after a family tragedy keeps them together, a grieving Dani invites herself to join Christian and his friends on a trip to a once-in-a-lifetime midsummer festival in a remote Swedish village. What begins as a carefree summer holiday in a land of eternal sunlight takes a sinister turn when the insular East-European villagers invite their guests to partake in festivities that render the pastoral paradise increasingly unnerving and viscerally disturbing.

Di2020-12-29Das Hotelzimmer(2014) Germany. Drama | Thriller. Stars: Mina Tander, Godehard Giese. 1:28 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Pretty good for a movie with only two actors. But the story develops rather slowly, is thoroughly depressing, and remains unclear. TB.

The failed documentary film maker Lukas Schmidt interviews the successful writer Agnes Lehner in a hotel room. As a past acquaintance between them is revealed, different accounts of a traumatic event are mixed with lies and deceit, leading to dire consequences.

Mi2020-12-30Die TeufelsfederCertí brko (2018) Czech Republic | Slovakia | Denmark. Comedy | Family | Fantasy. Stars: Ondrej Vetchý, Judit Bárdos, Jan Cina. 1:31 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Attempted slapstick comedy, only very occasionally funny. FD.

A fairy tale, featuring the landlady Margaret, the devil Boniface, the bribable councilors Fake and Chatterbox and the lazy tailor Greasy. In Hell, the devils have a quill that writes human sins into the Book of Sins and the devils go and pull the sinners down to Helll. One day, Boniface goes on Earth, Greasy the Tailor steals the quill from him. The Devils back in Hell think nobody is sinning and everything is all topsy-turvy. Boniface admits to Margaret that he is responsible for the whole mess. Together, they not only save the town of Pytlov from destruction, but Boniface learns what true love is.

Fr2021-01-01Drei Haselnüsse für AschenbrödelTri orísky pro Popelku | Three Wishes for Cinderella (1973) Czechoslovakia | East Germany. Drama | Fantasy | Family | Adventure | Romance. Stars: Libuse Safránková, Pavel Trávnícek, Carola Braunbock. 1:22 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Outstanding, despite its age. FA.

The film stars Libuse Safránková as the title character, a young woman who is put upon by her stepmother and stepsisters. The film employs a twist, though, when a handsome prince comes knocking. Cinderella does not simply fall into the prince's arms. In this version, he must actively pursue the young woman who is a skilled sharpshooter prone to wearing hunting outfits. Cinderella also has three wishes at her disposal, gained from three magic nuts.

Sa2021-01-02Hänsel und Gretel(2020) Germany. TV movie. 0:59 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. From the ARD fairy tale series "Sechs auf einen Streich". Poor adaptation. Movie ends before the story ends. FC.

„Wir müssen die Kinder loswerden“, sagt die Stiefmutter. Schweren Herzens stimmt der Vater zu—und so lassen die beiden Hänsel und Gretel eines Tages im Wald allein. Der Junge hat die Eltern belauscht, aber wie die Menschen haben auch die Raben Hunger, und sie fressen die Brotkrumen, mit der Hänsel eine Spur gelegt hatte. So können er und seine Schwester nicht mehr nach Hause finden und verirren sich im Wald. Sie sind mutlos—doch plötzlich gehen ihnen die Augen über und ihre Mägen schlagen Purzelbäume. Ein Häuschen aus Lebkuchen, Schokolade und Marzipan steht vor ihnen. „Knusper, knusper, Knäuschen, wer knuspert an meinem Häuschen?“ Eine merkwürdige Frau lädt die Kinder in ihr Reich und zaubert einen Tisch voller Leckereien. Am nächsten Morgen weht ein anderer Wind. Das Schlaraffenland entpuppt sich als das Häuschen einer grausamen Hexe, die Hänsel in ein Verlies sperrt, ihn mästet, um ihn möglichst bald zu verspeisen, und die Gretel mit einem Fluch belegt. Gut, dass sich der Vater eines Besseren besonnen hat und sich auf die Suche nach den Kindern macht. Dabei trifft er auf die schöne Waldfee Marie, die die Hexe aus einem früheren Leben kennt. - Dieser Artikel stammt von

So2021-01-03Das Märchen vom goldenen Taler(2020) Germany. TV movie. Fantasy. Stars: Justus Czaja, Stephan Grossmann, Dominique Horwitz. 0:59 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. From the ARD fairy tale series "Sechs auf einen Streich". Thin, meaningless story in a very limited world. FD.

Seit ein Lumpensammler einst einen goldenen Taler gestohlen hat, ist dem Dorf Überall jegliche Lebensfreude abhanden gekommen. Also macht sich Anna Barbara eines Tages auf den Weg, um die Münze zurückzuholen. Der verschlagene Unhold lässt sich zwar auf einen Handel ein und nimmt sie mit in seine Höhle, will sie aber natürlich übers Ohr hauen. - Dieser Artikel stammt von

Di2021-01-05Der starke Hans(2020) Germany. Family | Fantasy. Stars: Jeanette Hain, Bianca Nawrath, Lucas Reiber. 0:58 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. From the ARD fairy tale series "Sechs auf einen Streich". Poor script. FD.

The strong Hans has had a deep friendship with Princess Sarah since childhood. Even then, they made the acquaintance of the dark forces in the forbidden magic forest, in which the guardian of the air spirits reigns. She does everything to ensure that her forest remains calm, untouched by people. When Sarah and Hans have long since grown up, the courageous princess sets out into the dreaded forest: on her own, she wants to find out why the source of vital importance to her village has dried up. Strong Hans, who wants to go out into the world, also learns about the dangerous project. He interrupts his wandering and goes on Sarah's trail. Meanwhile, Duke Egbert senses his chance: he has long wanted to take Princess Sarah as his wife—and has made a sinister pact with the guardian of the air spirits.

Mi2021-01-06Helene, die wahre Braut(2020) Germany. Family | Fantasy. Stars: Caroline Hellwig, Barbara Colceriu, Stefan Gorski. 0:59 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. From the ARD fairy tale series "Sechs auf einen Streich". Nice story, well acted and directed. FB.

Helene ist eine von der Stiefmutter geknechtete junge Frau, die sich eines Tages in einen schmucken Prinzen verliebt. Dessen Vater hat jedoch längst eine Hochzeit arrangiert, um einen Pakt mit dem benachbarten Königreich zu besiegeln.

Do2021-01-07Rübezahls SchatzRübezahl (2017) Germany | Czech Republic. TV movie. Family | Fantasy | Romance. Stars: Henriette Confurius, Sabin Tambrea, Catherine Flemming. 1:30 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Beautiful and thuoghtful fairy tale, well acted and directed. FB.

A servant girl falls in love with the god of the valley. The Baroness wants nothing but the gold of the god. A fight to win the lands he protects and his love.

Fr2021-01-08Die Hexenprinzessin(2020) Germany. Fantasy. Stars: Charlotte Krause, Jerry Hoffmann, Jürgen Vogel. 1:30 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Good acting and directing. Too much weird wizardry trying to bridge over gaps in the otherwise good story. Artificial gender and race virtue-signaling. FB.

Dass diese beiden Königstöchter Zwillingsschwestern sind, ist kaum zu glauben. Amalindis (Zoe Pastelle Holthuizen) ist zart, bildhübsch, und sie ist folgsam und pflichtbewusst—will deshalb auch trotz ihrer künstlerischen Ambitionen der Vermählung mit dem Prinzen Tanka (Jerry Hoffmann) zustimmen. Zottel (Charlotte Krause) dagegen, die Zweitgeborene, ist seit ihrer Kindheit ein Wildfang, der sich am liebsten in der freien Natur aufhält; der Wald ist ihre Heimat, ein Wolf ihr bester Freund—und noch immer sind ihr Hofzeremonien ein Graus. Die Königin (Marisa Leonie Bach) liebt ihre Töchter gleichermaßen, während der König (Ken Duken) keinen Hehl daraus macht, dass er größere Sympathie für seine vernünftigere Erstgeborene hegt. Deren Heirat gerät allerdings in Gefahr, als Amalindis von der Krähenhexe (Jana Pallaske) entführt wird. - Dieser Artikel stammt von

Sa2021-01-09Geheime StaatsaffärenComedy of Power (2006) France | Germany. Drama. Stars: Isabelle Huppert, François Berléand, Patrick Bruel. 1:45 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Feels like the first episode of a TV series. Fragments without any real story. Movie ends before the story ends. TD.

A character study. Jeanne Charmant-Killman is an investigative magistrate, tough minded, swift moving, taking on a group of political fixers who pay bribes and skim large sums for personal use. She breaks them one at a time. Meanwhile, her work takes its toll: relations with her husband are strained, and the group under investigation strikes back by tampering with the brakes of her car and placing a mole in her office. Can she stand up to the pressure, and what's her reward?

Mo2021-01-11Colette(2018) UK | USA | France | Hungary | Netherlands. Biography, Drama, History. Stars: Keira Knightley, Fiona Shaw, Dominic West. 1:52 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 5.1 English. Impressive true story of a woman in the time around 1900 who finds her way in a men's world. HRB.

After marrying successful Parisian writer Henry Gauthier-Villars, known commonly as "Willy" (Dominic West), Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightley) is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. Colette, in turn, pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After it's success, Colette and Willy become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels. Colette's fight over creative ownership and gender roles drives her to overcome societal constraints, revolutionizing literature, fashion and sexual expression.

Di2021-01-12Jamils SchwesterSestrenka | My Little Sister (2019) Russia. Drama | Family | War. Stars: Sulpan Abdrakhimova, Ilgiza Gilmanova, Arslan Krymchurin. 1:29 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. It happened at the edge of the Second World War. Slow, but sweet story which, unfortunately, misses the chance of a great ending. FC.

As far back as Yamil can remember, the war was always. But Yamil is waiting for its end, because then his Father, known to the boy only through photos and letters, will be back home. One day his Mother goes to a distant city and brings a silent girl, Oksana. Mother also brings his Father's order to take care of Oksana as if she were his sister.

Mi2021-01-13Allmen und das Geheimnis der LibellenAllmen and the dragonflies (2017) Germany. Crime. Stars: Heino Ferch, Samuel Finzi, Andrea Osvárt. 1:28 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Trying, but too often failing, to produce witty dialogs. TC.

Dandified Allmen needs money and sells some valuable Gallé glass pieces to a dealer. After the dealer gets killed and someone also wants to kill him, Allmen and his butler try to find out what is going on.

Do2021-01-14Rebellinnen - Leg dich nicht mit ihnen an!Rebelles | Rebels (2019) France. Comedy | Crime. Stars: Cécile de France, Yolande Moreau, Audrey Lamy. 1:27 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Partly overdone, partly realistic, sometimes witty, but primitive. TC.

Sandra, a young woman forced to leave the south of France to flee a violent husband. Without attachment, she returned to Boulogne-sur-Mer, the city of her childhood which she left almost 15 years ago. She finds her mother there and a world she left behind. Without money, she is hired in a fish cannery where she befriends two workers. But one day, one of her colleagues tackles her insistently, she defends herself and kills him accidentally.

Fr2021-01-15Inferno(2016) USA | Hungary. Action | Adventure | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller. Stars: Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Irrfan Khan. 1:57 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Impressive scenery, good acting and directing, good music. Overdone, confused story, but still entertaining. TB.

Famous symbologist on a trail of clues tied to the great Dante himself. When Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks, a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to stop a madman from unleashing a global virus that would wipe out half of the world's population.

So2021-01-17Die WahlkämpferinOur Brand Is Crisis (2015) Comedy | Drama. Stars: Sandra Bullock, Billy Bob Thornton, Anthony Mackie. 1:38 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Realistic, convincing, critical, excellent acting and directing. FA.

In 2002, Bolivian politician Pedro Gallo hires American James Carville's political consulting firm, Greenberg Carville Shrum, to help him win the 2002 Bolivian presidential election. GCS brings in Jane Bodine to manage the campaign in Bolivia. Battling her arch nemesis, the opposition's political consultant Pat Candy.

Mo2021-01-18Vice(2018) Biography, Comedy, Drama. Stars: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell. 2:12 h. Sound: AC-3 5.1 English. Good, partly realistic, but not always intelligible. Good actors. RC.

Governor George W. Bush of Texas picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co, to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive resume includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and defense secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world.

Di2021-01-19Allmen und das Geheimnis des rosa DiamantenAllmen and the pink diamond (2017) Germany. Crime. Stars: Heino Ferch, Samuel Finzi, Andrea Osvárt. 1:28&nbnsp;h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Thin story. Boring. Trying, but too often failing, to produce witty dialogs. TC.

Hunting down the stolen pink diamond.

Mi2021-01-20Allmen und das Geheimnis der DahlienAllmen and the mystery of the dahlias (2019) Germany. Crime. Stars: Heino Ferch, Samuel Finzi, Andrea Osvárt. 1:28 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Trying, but too often failing, to produce witty dialogs. Incomprehensible story, unclear ending. TD.

A very valuable painting of dahlias is stolen. Allmen has to bring it back against dangerous odds.

Fr2021-01-22A Gschicht über d'Lieb(2019) Germany. Drama. Stars: Svenja Jung, Merlin Rose, Thomas Sarbacher. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. One of those movies where everything goes terribly wrong from start to finish. A feel-bad movie made by a sadistic story writer. FD.

The young Gregor lives together with his sister Maria and his father in Sankt Peter in Baden-Württemberg. The father has a farm there and Gregor is supposed to take over his business later. But he has other dreams because he wants to open a gas station on the main road. In order to realize this dream, he relies on the financial support of his father, who, under certain conditions, even gets involved and respects the wish of his only son. But the father's condition puts the siblings Gregor and Maria to the test.

Sa2021-01-23Der letzte WolfLe dernier loup | Wolf Totem (2015) China | France. Adventure | Drama. Stars: Shaofeng Feng, Shawn Dou, Ankhnyam Ragchaa. 1:49 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Authentic, historic, well worth watching, but the story is thin. FB.

In 1967, a young Beijing student, Chen Zhen, is sent to live among the nomadic herdsmen of Inner Mongolia. Caught between the advance of civilization from the south and the nomads' traditional enemies—the marauding wolves—to the north; humans and animals, residents and invaders alike, struggle to find their true place in the world.

Mi2021-01-27Die Nebel von AvalonThe Mists of Avalon (2001) Czech Republic | Germany | USA. Drama | Fantasy. Stars: Julianna Margulies, Anjelica Huston, Joan Allen. 2 parts: 1:26 h + 1:29 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. The epos of King Arthus, his knights, and the women of the ancient belief. Very good story telling, acting, and directing. However, this story is carefully designed such that everything ultimately goes terribly wrong. A feel-bad movie. HFB.

Based on the bestseller by Marion Zimmer Bradley It tells the story of the women behind King Arthur; including his mother, Igraine; his half-sister, Morgaine; his aunt Viviane, the Lady of the Lake; and his wife, Gwenwyfar.

Sa2021-01-30Jagd vor GibraltarEl nino | El Niño (2014) Spain | France. Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller. Stars: Luis Tosar, Jesús Castro, Eduard Fernández. 2:11 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Looks like a good crime thriller, but I did not understand the story. TD.

El Niño is a young boy who lives in La Línea de la Concepción, close to Rock of Gibraltar, repairing and testing motorboats. After a night of party with his friend El Compi, they meet Halil, a young Muslim who has an uncle, Rachid, a drug dealer. Convinced by El Compi, El Niño accepts to be a drug mule, crossing it from África to Spain in a motorboat. In the opposite side of the law is Jesús, a veteran police officer who, helped by his partner Eva, is looking for El Inglés, an important drug dealer who operates in the Rock of Gibraltar.

So2021-01-31Käthe KruseA Doll to Treasure (2015) Germany | Austria. TV movie. Biography. Stars: Friederike Becht, Fritz Karl, Franz Dinda. 1:30 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Biography of a great female artist and entrepreneur. RA.

As the illegitimate daughter of a seamstress Young Catherine Simon has no rosy future prospects. But in the single-minded woman slumber unsuspected talents. At 17, she made her debut with unexpected success as an actress at the Berlin Lessing Theatre. The world is at her feet and dreams start to jell as the prominent artist Max Kruse meets at the premiere party. The two became a pair, but the newly divorced sculptor is not ready to marry again, not even as Käthe is expecting a child by him. Although, without a marriage certificate they spend two happy years together, but her illegitimate cohabitation does not correspond to the morals of the fine Berlin society. Then destiny knocks again to her door when she starts making rag dolls for her daughters.

Mo2021-02-01Long Shot(2019) Comedy, Romance. Stars: Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen, June Diane Raphael. 2:05 h. Sound: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 English. Far-fetched story, vulgar, but still humorous and entertaining. FB.

Fred Flarsky (Seth Rogen) is a gifted and free-spirited journalist with an affinity for trouble. Charlotte Field (Charlize Theron) is one of the most influential women in the world. Smart, sophisticated, and accomplished, she's a powerhouse diplomat with a talent for … well, mostly everything. The two have nothing in common, except that she was his babysitter and childhood crush. When Fred unexpectedly reconnects with Charlotte, he charms her with his self-deprecating humor and his memories of her youthful idealism. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte impulsively hires Fred as her speechwriter, much to the dismay of her trusted advisors. A fish out of water on Charlotte's elite team, Fred is unprepared for her glamourous lifestyle in the limelight. However, sparks fly as their unmistakable chemistry leads to a round-the-world romance and a series of unexpected and dangerous incidents.

Di2021-02-02AusgeflogenMon bébé | Sweetheart (2019) France | Belgium. Comedy | Drama | Romance. Stars: Sandrine Kiberlain, Thaïs Alessandrin, Victor Belmondo. 1:23 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Shows normal life of a single mother and her children. Very good, realistic acting. Minimal story. Swings between entertaining and boring. FC.

A working woman, mother a three children, realizes that, when her youngest one is about to go to Canada to continue her education, she will end up out of her most precious goal, being a mother.

Do2021-02-04Das Verhör in der Nacht(2020) Germany. TV movie. Crime | Drama. Stars: Sophie von Kessel, Charly Hübner, Michèle Fichtner. 1:28 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. I did not understand the story. Movie ends before the story ends. TD.

Ein Hotel. Es ist Heiligabend, kurz vor 21 Uhr. Die Philosophieprofessorin Judith (Sophie von Kessel) wartet auf ihr Taxi. Wie jedes Jahr zu Weihnachten will sie ihre Eltern besuchen. Daraus wird erst einmal nichts. Denn ein Beamter vom Staatsschutz (Charly Hübner) hält sie in ihrem Hotelzimmer fest. „Dauert nicht lang“, meint er lächelnd—und bombardiert sie kurz darauf mit persönlichen Fragen, deren Antworten er beängstigend präzise selber zu geben vermag. - Dieser Artikel stammt von

Fr2021-02-05Zwischen zwei LebenThe Mountain Between Us (2017) Action | Adventure | Drama | Romance | Thriller. Stars: Kate Winslet, Idris Elba, Beau Bridges. 1:42 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Simple, but engaging story. TB.

After their flight is canceled due to stormy weather, neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Bass and photojournalist Alex Martin hire private pilot Walter to get them to Denver for connecting flights to Alex's wedding in New York and Ben's emergency surgery appointment in Baltimore. Walter, who has not filed a flight plan, suffers a fatal stroke mid-flight, and the plane crashes on a mountaintop in the High Uintas Wilderness. Ben, Alex, and Walter's dog survive the crash with various injuries.

Sa2021-02-06SMS für Dich(2016) Germany. Comedy | Drama | Romance. Stars: Karoline Herfurth, Friedrich Mücke, Nora Tschirner. 1:35 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Entertaining, occasionally funny, good acting, but the story is weak and unvonvincing. FC.

A young woman whose boyfriend died is trying to find her way back into life.

So2021-02-07Overboard(2018) USA | Mexico. Comedy | Romance. Stars: Eugenio Derbez, Anna Faris, Eva Longoria. 1:42 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Ultra-light entertainment. Funny. FB.

Kate Sullivan is a single mom of three daughters who works two jobs while studying to be a nurse. She is assigned to clean carpets on a yacht owned by spoiled, arrogant playboy Leonardo 'Leo' Montenegro. Leo makes rude remarks towards Kate and fires her without pay when she refuses to bring him food. When Kate calls out his behavior, Leo pushes her off the boat along with her cleaning equipment. Meanwhile, in Mexico, Leo's sisters Magdalena and Sofia are tending to their ailing father. Furious when Leo is announced as his successor to run the family-owned company, Magda decides to visit him. That night, Leo slips off the yacht and falls into the ocean unnoticed. He wakes up on a beach with amnesia and no recollection of his identity. He wanders through town and eventually reaches the hospital. Magda finds him and leaves him there unclaimed after learning he has amnesia. She returns home and falsely reports that Leo has died. Sofia suspects Magda is lying.

Mo2021-02-08Far from the Madding CrowdAm grünen Rand der Welt (2015) UK | USA. Drama, Romance. Stars: Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, Michael Sheen. 1:59 h. Sound: DTS 5.1 English. Excellent acting, directing, camera, costumes, scenery for a gripping love story in England in the year 1870. HFA.

The story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan), who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak (Matthias Schoenaerts), a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching willfulness; Frank Troy (Tom Sturridge), a handsome and reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood (Michael Sheen), a prosperous and mature bachelor. This timeless story of Bathsheba's choices and passions explores the nature of relationships and love—as well as the human ability to overcome hardships through resilience and perseverance.

Di2021-02-09The Hustle(2019) Comedy, Crime. Stars: Anne Hathaway, Rebel Wilson, Alex Sharp. 1:34 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 7.1 English. Excellent acting, but poor, slapstick-leaning story. FC.

Two con women—one low rent and the other high class—team up to take down the men who have wronged them.

Mi2021-02-10Catch Me!Tag (2018) Action | Comedy. Stars: Jeremy Renner, Ed Helms, Jake Johnson. 1:31 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Almost unbelievable, yet true story about adults playing tag. Funny and entertaining. RB.

Childhood friends Jerry (Jeremy Renner), Callahan (Jon Hamm), Randy (Jake Johnson), Sable (Hannibal Buress) and Hoagie (Ed Helms) have been competing in the same game of tag for 30 years. When Jerry gets married, he attempts to retire from the intense annual game without ever being "it," causing the other four to band together and go to extreme lengths to finally tag him. Directed by Jeff Tomsic. Inspired by the Wall Street Journal article "It Takes Planning, Caution to Avoid Being It."

Sa2021-02-13Zwischen uns die MauerThe Wall Between Us (2019) Germany. Drama | Romance. Stars: Lea Freund, Tim Bülow, Kriemhild Hamann, Franziska Weisz. 1:50 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Captivating true story of a young love between East and West Germany, separated by The Wall. RB.

The 16-year-old Anna from West Germany meets in 1984 during a trip of her church youth group to East Berlin know the living Philipp. Since her visit to Berlin, he can not get her out of her head. Against the will of their parents, they start writing letters, thus maintaining contact. Some times they even meet in East Berlin and fall in love more and more—they all want a common future, but the wall is in their way. Secretly they forge plans for Philip's escape from the East, but are targeted by the Stasi and must exercise the highest care. Also, Anna's parents begin to suspect that their daughter hatches something, and they want to ban their contact with Philipp finally. The love of the two young people is put to the test again and again—can they survive in these difficult times?

Mo2021-02-15Crypto(2019) Crime | Drama | Thriller. Stars: Beau Knapp, Luke Hemsworth, Jill Hennessy. 1:46 h. Sound: DTS 5.1 English. Hey, crime story writers, write us a story that has bitcoin and money laundering in it. TD.

Demoted back to his hometown, a young Wall Street banker is drawn into investigating a tangled web of corruption and fraud in Upstate New York, affecting both his personal life and business career.

Di2021-02-16Bad SpiesThe Spy Who Dumped Me (2018) Canada | USA | Hungary. Action | Adventure | Comedy. Stars: Justin Theroux, Blanka Györfi-Tóth, Vilma Szécsi. 1:42 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. All the time trying to be funny, but often not succeeding. TD.

Audrey (Mila Kunis) and Morgan (Kate McKinnon), two thirty-year-old best friends in Los Angeles, are thrust unexpectedly into an international conspiracy when Audrey's ex-boyfriend shows up at their apartment with a team of deadly assassins on his trail. Surprising even themselves, the duo jump into action, on the run throughout Europe from assassins and a suspicious-but-charming British agent, as they hatch a plan to save the world.

So2021-02-21Liebe ist unberechenbar(2021) Germany. Comedy | Drama | Romance. Stars: Heino Ferch, Tanja Wedhorn, Michael Gwisdek. 1:28 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Entertaining, but rather far-fetched. FC.

Leonard and Judith have little in common. More precisely: almost nothing. He is a math professor who loves solitude and avoids other people. Judith, on the other hand, enjoys being around people at her job in the campus café and lets herself into unusual ideas. This also includes the plan of her long-term affair, Stefan, to smuggle her into the academic world without studying so that she can continue to live in her cheap university apartment. Without further ado, Stefan stamps a new educational series out of the ground in his function as head of PR at the university and orders the surprised Leonard to inspire students for the magic of numbers. For the presentations in the classroom, the professor, who suffers from anxiety disorders, is provided with the communicative Judith. Actually not a bad idea, because who could reach math gruff better and more credibly than Judith, who so far has little knowledge of algebra and geometry. The fact that Leonard's father Franz Damovsky, a former comedian, should also support the project with his celebrities in the media, turns out to be a bad idea. As in the past, the reckless senior makes his rough jokes at the expense of his neurotic son. Meanwhile, Judith is not only beginning to see mathematics through different eyes, but also her project partner Leonard.

Mo2021-02-22Midway(2019) USA | China | Hong Kong | Canada. Action | Drama | History | War. Director: Roland Emmerich. Stars: Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Woody Harrelson. 2:18 h. Sound: Dolby Atmos TrueHD 7.1 English. Typically overdone, but still conveys an intense impression of the naval war in the Pacific. TA.

The movie centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII. The film, based on the real-life events of this heroic feat, tells the story of the leaders and soldiers who used their instincts, fortitude and bravery to overcome the odds.

Di2021-02-23Laura wirbelt Staub aufUne femme de ménage | A Housekeeper (2002) France. Comedy | Drama | Romance. Stars: Jean-Pierre Bacri, Émilie Dequenne, Brigitte Catillon. 1:40 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Starts out funny and interesting, but then leads nowhere. Movie ends before the story ends. FC.

After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of Laura's company, and the headache that such an intrusion brings to his new domain of singlehood.

Do2021-02-25Blood Father(2016) France. Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller. Stars: Mel Gibson, Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna. 1:28 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. A father tries to save his daughter from crime, drugs, guns. Not a good story, but as such the movie is well made. TB.

Self-exiled somewhere in the dusty landscapes on the outskirts of Los Angeles, John Link--a rugged former convict, and now, a tattoo artist struggling to stay sober--sees his quasi-orderly life turn upside down, when he receives a desperate phone call from his estranged daughter, Lydia. On the run from a ruthless Mexican drug cartel, John and Lydia must navigate through a dangerous world of frail allegiances and merciless cut-throats, as they seek shelter in an inhospitable city. Can the grizzled father save his teenage daughter from this nightmare?

Sa2021-02-27Schön, dass es Dich gibt(2005) Austria | Germany. TV movie. Comedy | Romance. Stars: Elfi Eschke, Heio von Stetten, Michael Niavarani. 1:29 h. Sound: 5.1 English. 2.0 German/deutsch. Still watchable in 2021, just a bit overdone. Good acting. FC.

Jackie's quiet life as a housewife and English teacher ends abruptly when her husband informs her that he is leaving her for a younger woman. In a quest for revenge, Jackie makes arrangements with a plastic surgeon for a general overhaul with the goal of landing a younger husband. A newspaper leads her to Peter who is as bored by his insurance job as he is by the young women he has been dating.

Mo2021-03-01Aura: Koga Maryuin's Last WarAura: Maryuuin Koga saigo no tatakai (2013) Japan. Animation | Comedy | Romance. Stars: Kana Hanazawa (voice), Nobunaga Shimazaki (voice), Chiwa Saitô (voice). (1:19 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. | 1:26 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 2.0 Japanese.) Nice story where fantasy and empathy wins. AB.

Sato Ichiro once called himself 'Maryuin Koga' and behaved as if he were a hero in a fantasy world. His strange behavior caused his classmates to bully him and he left the school. At his new school, he tries to behave like a normal boy, but one day he meets a girl who cosplays with a blue cape. She calls herself "a researcher traveling from the outer world to search for the 'Dragon Terminal'". At first, Ichiro rejects the girl, Sato Ryoko, because her behavior reminds him of his embarrassing past, but he changes his mind after seeing her getting bullied. In order to bring Ryoko back to real life, Ichiro accepts her and his past and begins the final battle as Maryuin Koga.

Di2021-03-027500(2019) Germany | Austria | USA. Action | Drama | Thriller. Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Omid Memar, Aylin Tezel. 1:33 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Simple, unrefined story, but very realistic. TB.

The Emergency Code for a plane hijacking is 7500: a tense, intense thriller, told from the cockpit. A flight from Berlin to Paris. Everyday routine in the cockpit of an Airbus A319. Co-pilot Tobias Ellis is preparing the plane for take-off, which then follows without incident. Then we hear shouting in the passenger cabin. A group of young men try and storm the cockpit, among them 18-year old Vedat. A fight begins between crew and attackers, with the desire on the one hand to save individual lives and on the other to avert an even bigger catastrophe. The cockpit door becomes a battleground—and Tobias ends up being the arbiter over life and death.

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Mo2020-??-??Spider-Man: Far from Home(2019) Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi. Stars: Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Jake Gyllenhaal. 2:09  Sound: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 English.

Our friendly neighborhood Super Hero decides to join his best friends Ned, MJ, and the rest of the gang on a European vacation. However, Peter's plan to leave super heroics behind for a few weeks are quickly scrapped when he begrudgingly agrees to help Nick Fury uncover the mystery of several elemental creature attacks, creating havoc across the continent.

Mi2020-??-??Anime-AbendJapanese anime films or series. Sound: Japanese with English (or occasionally German) subtitles.
Iron Sky: The Coming Race(2019) Finland | Germany | Belgium. Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi. Stars: Lara Rossi, Vladimir Burlakov, Kit Dale. 1:33 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 5.1 English.

Twenty years after the events of Iron Sky, the former Nazi Moonbase has become the last refuge of mankind. Earth was devastated by a nuclear war, but buried deep under the wasteland lies a power that could save the last of humanity - or destroy it once and for all. The truth behind the creation of mankind will be revealed when an old enemy leads our heroes on an adventure into the Hollow Earth. To save humanity they must fight the Vril, an ancient shapeshifting reptilian race and their army of dinosaurs.

Second ActManhattan Queen (2018) Comedy, Drama, Romance. Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Vanessa Hudgens, Leah Remini. 1:44 h. Sound: DTS 5.1 English.

A big box store worker reinvents her life and her life-story and shows Madison Avenue what street smarts can do.

The ConductorDe dirigent (2018) Netherlands | Belgium. Biography, Drama. Stars: Christanne de Bruijn, Benjamin Wainwright, Scott Turner Schofield. 2:19 h. Sound: AAC 5.1 English.

Antonia Brico dreams of becoming a conductor, but she isn't taken seriously because she is a woman.

Captain Marvel(2019) USA | Australia. Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi. Stars: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn. 2:04 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 7.1 English.

After crashing an experimental aircraft, Air Force pilot Carol Danvers is discovered by the Kree and trained as a member of the elite Starforce Military under the command of her mentor Yon-Rogg. Six years later, after escaping to Earth while under attack by the Skrulls, Danvers begins to discover there's more to her past. With help from S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Nick Fury, they set out to unravel the truth.

Avengers: Endgame(2019) Action | Adventure | Drama | Sci-Fi. Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo. 3:01 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 7.1 English.

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos's actions and undo the chaos to the universe, no matter what consequences may be in store, and no matter who they face.

Joker(2019) USA | Canada. Crime | Drama | Thriller | Fantasy. Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz. 2:02 h. Sound: TrueHD 7.1 English.

Joker centers around an origin of the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone story not seen before on the big screen. Todd Phillips' exploration of Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix), a man disregarded by society is not only a gritty character study, but also a broader cautionary tale.

Gemini Man(2019) USA | China. Action | Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller. Stars: Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen. 1:57 h. Sound: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 English.

A retiring assassin, Henry Brogan, finds himself pursued by a mysterious killer that can predict his every move. Discovering that he's being hunted by a younger clone of himself, Henry needs to find out why he's being targeted and who the creator is.

Terminator: Dark Fate(2019) USA | Spain | Hungary | China. Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi. Stars: Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mackenzie Davis. 2:08 h. Sound: Dolby Atmos TrueHD 7.1 English.

A young female Mexican worker, Dani Ramos, is hunted down by a virtually indestructible terminator from the future called a REV-9. However, she is protected by an enhanced human named Grace who is also from the future. They flee from the unstoppable terminator and out of the blue Sarah Connor helps them on the road. All three head to Laredo, Texas, where Grace has the coordinates of a possible support and where they meet the T-800 that killed John Connor and is living in an isolated location with his family. The group teams up to try to destroy the REV-9.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil(2019) USA | UK. Adventure | Family | Fantasy. Stars: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Harris Dickinson. 1:59 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 7.1 English.

Five peaceful years have passed since the demise of the duplicitous monarch, King Stefan, in Maleficent (2014), and, now, an unforeseen but joyous event is about to unite the mortal Kingdom of Ulstead and the fairy-realm of the enchanted Moors. However, once more, odious treason stands in the way of true young love, as malicious envy, unbounded ambition and ignoble thoughts creep in the hearts of men. Now, two neighboring worlds find themselves divided by fear and prejudice, and, sadly, the impending union paves the way for an all-out confrontation. Suddenly, the magnificent winged sprite, Maleficent, and the lovely Princess Aurora are caught in the middle. Does love always end well?

Last Christmas(2019) UK | USA. Comedy | Drama | Romance. Stars: Emilia Clarke, Madison Ingoldsby, Emma Thompson, Boris Isakovic. 1:43 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 7.1 English.

Kate is a young woman subscribed to bad decisions. Working as an elf in a year round Christmas store is not good for the wannabe singer. However, she meets Tom there. Her life takes a new turn. For Kate, it seems too good to be true.

HarmoniumFuchi ni tatsu (2016) Japan | France. Drama. Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Mariko Tsutsui, Taiga Nakano. 1:54 h. Sound: 2.0 Japanese with German subtitles.

A family of three, comprised of a husband, wife and a young daughter, lead a routine and unspectacular life. The stillness is shattered occasionally by the young girl's practice on the harmonium and more unusually by the arrival of an acquaintance of the man. Apparently seeking to repay a debt and make up for lost time the new arrival is soon both a guest at the family home and an employee of their workshop. All hell breaks loose and no one is chaste.

Flüstern des MeeresUmi ga kikoeru | Ocean Waves (1993) Japan. Animation | Drama | Romance. Stars: Nobuo Tobita (voice), Toshihiko Seki (voice), Yoko Sakamoto (voice). 1:09 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

The main character travels to his hometown for his high school reunion. During the trip, he recalls the memories of the days in high school. Friendship, subtle love, a trip to Tokyo and so on all comes back to him.

Mary und die Blume der HexenMeari to majo no hana | Mary and the Witch's Flower (2017) Japan. Animation | Adventure | Family | Fantasy. Stars: Hana Sugisaki (voice), Ryûnosuke Kamiki (voice), Yûki Amami (voice). 1:33 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

Mary is an ordinary young girl stuck in the country with her Great-Aunt Charlotte and seemingly no adventures or friends in sight. She follows a mysterious cat into the nearby forest, where she discovers an old broomstick and the strange Fly-by-Night flower, a rare plant that blossoms only once every seven years and only in that forest. Together the flower and the broomstick whisk Mary above the clouds and far away to Endor College - a school of magic run by headmistress Madam Mumblechook and the brilliant Doctor Dee. But there are terrible things happening at the school, and, when Mary tells a lie, she must risk her life to try to set things right. Based on Mary Stewart's 1971 classic children's book "The Little Broomstick", "Mary and The Witch's Flower" is an action-packed film full of jaw-dropping imaginative worlds, ingenious characters, and the stirring, heartfelt story of a young girl trying to find a place in the world. Featuring the voices of Ruby Barnhill and Academy Award-winners Kate Winslet and Jim Broadbent.

Die Farbe des HorizontsAdrift (2018) Hong Kong | Iceland | USA. Action | Adventure | Biography | Drama | Romance | Thriller. Stars: Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin, Jeffrey Thomas. 1:28 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

Starring Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin, Adrift is based on the inspiring true story of two free spirits whose chance encounter leads them first to love, and then to the adventure of a lifetime. As the two avid sailors set out on a journey across the ocean, Tami Oldham (Woodley) and Richard Sharp (Claflin) couldn't anticipate they would be sailing directly into one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history. In the aftermath of the storm, Tami awakens to find Richard badly injured and their boat in ruins. With no hope for rescue, Tami must find the strength and determination to save herself and the only man she has ever loved. Adrift is the unforgettable story about the resilience of the human spirit and the transcendent power of love.

Underworld 4Underworld: Awakening (2012) USA | Canada. Action | Fantasy | Horror. Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Michael Ealy, India Eisley. 1:15 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

Mankind discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan species and they begin a war to annihilate the races. When Selene meets with Michael, they're hit by a grenade. 12 years later, Selene awakens, and meets the vampire, David. She learns she had been the subject of the scientist Dr. Jacob Lane and the Vampire and Lycan species have been practically eradicated from Earth.. Now, Selene and David have to protect a 12-year-old girl against the Lycans who intend to use her.

Point Blank - Aus kurzer DistanzÀ bout portant | Point Blank (2010) France. Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller. Stars: Gilles Lellouche, Roschdy Zem, Gérard Lanvin. 1:16 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

Samuel Pierret (Gilles Lellouche) is a nurse who saves the wrong guy—a thief (Roschdy Zem) whose henchmen take Samuel's pregnant wife (Elena Anaya) hostage to force him to spring their boss from the hospital. A race through the subways and streets of Paris ensues, and the body count rises. Can Samuel evade the cops and the criminal underground and deliver his beloved to safety?

Salyut 7Salyut-7 (2017) Russia. Action | Drama | History. Stars: Vladimir Vdovichenkov, Pavel Derevyanko, Aleksandr Samoylenko. 1:51 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

The year is 1985. The unmanned Soviet space station Salyut 7, which is in low Earth orbit, suddenly stops responding to commands from the Control Center. If the space station - the pride of Soviet space engineering - falls from the sky, not only will it damage the image of the country, it could also be a disaster bringing untold casualties. To investigate the failure and prevent the catastrophe, people must be sent to the station. Yet no one in history has ever attempted to dock an uncontrolled vehicle in space. To this day, this mission is considered to be the most technically challenging in the history of space exploration.

UnschuldigInnocent (2018) Germany. TV mini series, 2 parts. Crime | Drama | Mystery. Stars: Felix Klare, Sascha Alexander Gersak, Anna Loos. 2:54 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

The story of a man who is released after seven years in prison after being convicted of murdering his wife.

Styx(2018) Germany | Austria | Netherlands | Malta. Drama. Stars: Susanne Wolff, Gedion Oduor Wekesa, Kelvin Mutuku Ndinda. 1:26 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

The movie depicts the transformation of a strong woman torn from her contented world during a sailing trip. When she becomes the only person to come to the aid of a group of refugees shipwrecked on the high seas, she is shown the limits of her importance and of the empathy of her cultural milieu. She is left slipping impotently from one nightmare to the next, and by the end she is forced to recognize that there is no way to counter the cruelties of real life. Only chance can save her.

A Touch of SinTian zhu ding (2013) China | Japan | France. Action | Drama. Stars: Wu Jiang, Baoqiang Wang, Tao Zhao. 2:05 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

Four independent stories set in modern China about random acts of violence.

Der Preis der Versuchung | Lady J (2018) France. Drama | Romance. Stars: Cécile de France, Edouard Baer, Alice Isaaz. 1:44 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

Madam de La Pommeraye, a young widow removed from the world, assigns to the court of the marquis des Arcis, licentious notorious. After a few years of a happiness without flaw, she discovers that the Marquis is tired of their union. Madly in Love and terribly injured, she decides to take revenge on him with the complicity of Mademoiselle de Joncquières and its mother.

Death Race(2008) USA | Germany | UK. Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller. Stars: Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Tyrese Gibson. 1:40 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

In 2012, amid economic chaos and high unemployment, Americans watch by the millions as criminals with life sentences race armored cars on Terminal Island. Two-thirds of the combatants die but the winner may earn his freedom. On the day he loses his job, steelworker Jensen Ames is arrested for his wife's murder. Sent to Terminal Island, he's offered an out by the steely and manipulative Warden Hennessey—race as the popular mask-wearing (but now dead) champion, Frankenstein, or rot in prison. Jensen makes the bargain. As the three-stage race approaches, he realizes that the whole thing may be a set up—can an anonymous man behind a mask get revenge and win his release?

Entschuldige, ich liebe Dich!Perdona si te llamo amor (2014) Spain. Adventure | Romance. Stars: Paloma Bloyd, Daniele Liotti, Irene Montalà. 1:49 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

A successful, attractive, intelligent and brilliant advertising executive is longing to finally find emotional stability in his life, and decides to propose to his girlfriend. After she refuses his proposal, his life takes a turn when a new young lady enters his life.

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