Michel Valentino: Valkyrie – Return of a Myth

 Michel Valentino’s disturbing Works on “Valkyrie – Return of a Myth”

Reading on the current coverage of today’s German release date of the movie Valkyrie,1 I came across the both impressive and disturbing works of Michel Valentino.

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  1. See the Wartist entry on the German movie title; the European premiere of Valkyrie was on 20 January 2009.

Valkyrie (European Premiere)

Another excellent German film title (not): The Hitler errr Stauffenberg Assassination.  “Valkyrie” already rocked the media boot a little bit: how could the bloody American dare to picturise a thoroughly German hero’s epic like that of the conspirators of 20 July 1944, while there are already quite some German films about it? But there were even more signs of the Occident’s doom, as its leading actor is not even a proper Christian! Now, the film premieres in Europe. Continue reading “Valkyrie (European Premiere)”

BAFTA Film Awards 2009 – Nominees

BAFTA Film Awards

On 15 January 2009, the nominees for this year’s BAFTA Awards of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts have been announced. The awards ceremony will be held on 8 February 2009 at the Royal Opera House in London (UK) and is regarded to be a preview to the Oscar awards (similar to the Golden Globes, awared on 11 January). Continue reading “BAFTA Film Awards 2009 – Nominees”

Fritz Tiedemann: As Far as No Eye Can See (Berlinische Galerie)


The Berlinische Galerie presents the exhibition “As Far as No Eye Can See” from 1 November 2008 until 22 February 2009, consisting of panorama photos of Berlin, taken 1949-1951 by Fritz Tiedemann. Due to the partly huge dimensions of the pictures exhibited, watching the images of the city destroyed by war offers quite an intensive experience. Continue reading “Fritz Tiedemann: As Far as No Eye Can See (Berlinische Galerie)”