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Wings of Desire (1987) “At the Circus” Blogathon

Summer of serendipitous anachronisms and Le from Crìtica Retrô are hosting the “AT THE CIRCUS BLOGATHON” An amazing blogathon containing nothing but circus-themed film reviews with a freak-ish flavor to some. I love the circus, preferably on its darker side – tricks, freaks, and a lot of mystique. It’s a wonderful theme for a blogathon and I’m so up for contributing.…… Continue reading Wings of Desire (1987) “At the Circus” Blogathon

Biography · Drama · Film Archive · foreign

Christiane F.

Christiane F. tells her story of major drug addiction when she was a teenager. growing up in a high concrete building in west Berlin, she was drawn to the wrong crowed of teenage drug abusers. wanting to be like the hip kids, Christiane started hanging out in youth clubs, especially the up and coming “Sound”…… Continue reading Christiane F.

Drama · Film Archive · foreign · Romance

Wings of Desire

it’s raining outside now, and while pondering what film to write about, a perfect decision came to mind. Wings of Desire, a Wim Wenders film. Berlin, 1987. a city overpopulated with people whom loneliness and lack of love is no stranger to them. immortal angels hover above. invisible to the human eye, they’re listening to…… Continue reading Wings of Desire