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Hugo by Martin Scorsese

Many film critics (and other viewers) compare the current 3D-movies to the beginning of film history, when the moving pictures were just another sensation for carnival magicians. Martin Scorsese puts this comparison in his award-winning ‘Hugo’ together, when he tells a story from the early times of cinema by using the new (and in this case well done) 3D-technique of our days.

Drive by Nicolas Winding Refn

You really should go to cinema and watch ‘Drive’, the US-debut by Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn. There are many reasons to pay the ticket for this movie: one is the next-to-perfect-performances by Ryan Gosling and Carey Mulligan, second the excellent soundtrack by Angelo Badalamenti and last but not least the brilliant directing that Refn already showed in movies like ‘Bleeder’ or ‘Valhalla Rising’.

Shame by Michael Fassbender

When acclaimed Michael Fassbender performed for Steve McQueen’s debut ‘Hunger’, he embodied a guy, that hungers to death. In ‘Shame’, the director’s second film, Fassbender is again the body centers of the plot, but this time it’s because of his character’s sex addiction.