Triple threat of tight scripting, impassioned playing and fluid helming sells 'Chiko' as a forceful Turkish-German 'Scarface.'
Paul Schrader's "The Walker" reworks one of his favorite plot tropes: the ne'er-do-well whose soul is purified in the heat of a murder investigation. Even if this isn't Schrader's best, it's hardly…
Teuton director Helmut Dietl's latest is a plush romantic fantasia starring Moritz Bleibtreu and Alexandra Maria Lara as Eurovision Song Contest-style updates of Orph and Eurydice. The pic offers…
"Agnes and His Brothers" reps a Teutonic version of "American Beauty" with added dysfunctionality. Fest darling Oskar Roehler juggles the stories of three brothers (one now a woman) trying to escape…