INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS (Quentin Tarantino, Eli Roth, 2009)

A “what if . . . ?” yarn of gargantuan proportions, Quentin Tarantino and Eli Roth’s Inglourious Basterds—don’t blame me for the mis[s]pellings—changes the course of World War II history by bringing Allied victory to Europe that much sooner by incinerating and gunning down Hitler, Goebbels, Goering and Bormann in one fell swoop as they […]

THE ARCHITECTS (Peter Kahane, 1990)

Bolstered by a beautiful lead performance by Kurt Naumann and guided by Thomas Knauf’s excellent script, Peter Kahane’s sharp, engrossing Die Architekten dramatizes the stifling atmosphere of East Germany in what would prove its last gasps. By the time the film was released, the Berlin Wall had fallen.      Idealistic architect Daniel Brenner, fed up with […]