Honestly, I didn’t know what to think about Jojo Rabbit (2019). I knew that it is critically acclaimed and generally well-received. It has a star-studded cast: Scarlett Johansson, Rebel Wilson, Stephen Merchant, Alfie Allen, and Sam Rockwell to name a few. It has won the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival, where it was… Continue reading Jojo Rabbit (2019) – Why I changed my mind about this film
I love La Casa de Papel because of its blatantly subversive nature. It takes a lot guts to be different, and more to act different. La Casa de Papel has something to say about our society and is skilful in saying it. In a world where the freedom of speech cannot be taken for granted in… Continue reading “The House of Paper” as a social critique
If you have a long weekend and want to see something new on Netflix, not too heavy but enough fun and tension to keep you wide awake – I would recommend Locke and Key, another Netflix Original. With only ten episodes, it is perfect for a weekend “get-away” quarantine style (or has it already become… Continue reading Magic realism done right on the screen – Locke and Key from Netflix
We started this series during the pandemic. Its trailer appears every time we turned on Netflix. Intrigued by the figures in red overalls and Dali masks, we decided to give it a go. After the first season, I fell in love with the series – it has many intertwining layers of subtexts that make so… Continue reading The series that inspired me to start this blog
I started this blog during social-distancing. On Day 1 of the corona crisis, I grabbed my luggage, some winter clothes, toiletries and two books I was reading, boarded a fast train and moved to my boyfriend’s home. During the day we both worked for our jobs, at night we watched TV series, films, the Tagesschau… Continue reading In search of a voice
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