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Berlin 2014: Reviews

Reviews from the 64rd Berlin International Film Festival, including films in competition, out of competition, Panorama, Forum and others.

Out of Competition

Beauty And The Beast 

By David D'Arcy

Dir: Christophe Gans. France-Germany. 2014. 112mins


The Word

The Word

By Mark Adams, chief film critic

Dir: Anna Kazejak. Poland-Denmark. 2014. 97mins

Other Berlin reviews

The Food Guide To Love

The Food Guide To Love

By Mark Adams, chief film critic

Dirs: Dominic Harari, Teresa de Pelegri. Spain-Ireland-France. 2013. 91mins



Berlinale launches Talents Beirut

Berlinale Talents bolsters collaboration with the Arab world with inaugural programme of masterclasses and workshops in Beirut.



Richard Linklater

Richard Linklater, Boyhood

Richard Linklater’s Silver Bear winner Boyhood has been 12 years in the making.

Shooting Stars 2014

EFP Shooting Stars 2014

Sarah Cooper talks to the ten actors to be showcased at this year’s Berlinale.

Robert Redford

Robert Redford & Wim Wenders, Cathedrals of Culture

3D project receives its world premiere on Feb 12 in the Berlinale Special sidebar.

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Berlin 2014: hot titles

Screen previews the world premieres of Berlin’s 2014 Competition and Berlinale Special.

European Film Market

European Film Market 2014

The current market is focused on smart money and smart deals, not volume of product. Jeremy Kay examines the prospects for deals and new packages at Berlin’s European Film Market (Feb 6-14).

Next Goal Wins

Making Next Goal Wins

Directors Mike Brett and Steve Jamison and producer Kristian Brodie make their feature debuts with Next Goal Wins, an uplifting documentary about the American Samoa football team. Wendy Mitchell meets the team


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