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Blu-ray Review: Kamikaze '89 (1982)

Kamikaze ’89 was the subject of a crowdfunding campaign that I supported vehemently on this site. Were it merely one of Fassbinder’s final films, it would’ve earned my support regardless; however, there’s more in the film worth noting than just that. 495 weitere Wörter


The 5 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘It Follows,’ ‘Zero Days’

It’s a brutally terrible week on the new release shelf: the big titles of note are The Girl on the Train (yikes), Keeping Up with the Joneses… 736 weitere Wörter


#851 Fox and His Friends (1975)

#851 Fox and His Friends

1975 // Germany // Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Criterion Collection (LINK)

Provocative, but at times elusive, West German director Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s oeuvre is both quantitatively and qualitatively remarkable in his short of forty years life span. 644 weitere Wörter

Criterion Collection

BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ: Being Woke in Weimar Germany

Berlin Alexanderplatz (1929) by Alfred Döblin

          The context behind Berlin Alexanderplatz, according to Döblin, was that there isn’t much difference between a criminal and an average person. 965 weitere Wörter


*Anti-Immigrant Sentiments in Europe:  Recalling Fassbinder’s Katzelmacher

In 1974, the young but already acclaimed German director, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, released a remarkable new film, Fear Eats the Soul [Angst essen Seele auf… 1.343 weitere Wörter

The Politics Of Culture

The Matrix Preloaded: World on a Wire

TIFF’s been doing a retrospective on the German director Rainer Werner Fassbinder. A prodigious wunderkind of the seventies German New Wave, he died of a drug overdose at 37, leaving behind over 40 features and television mini-series made in a brief 15-year career. 646 weitere Wörter