Posts Tagged ‘TV & film’

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{Friday Five} Favourite Kids TV Shows

After opening that whole screen time can of worms the other week, when I shared some of our favourite toddler apps with you, I thought I’d return to the topic and address the other side of screen time: tv shows. While there are certainly a lot of rubbish or questionable tv shows produced for kids out […] Read more…

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Zootopia!

As I mentioned in my recent post about things we are looking forward to in March, a trip to the cinema was long overdue. So before we ended up postponing it yet again, I didn’t hesitate and took The Boy off to see Zootopia as soon as it opened, this past weekend. I didn’t really know […] Read more…

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Dandelions & Childhood Heroes

It’s not been a great start to the year, as far as losing idols and heroes is concerned. First David Bowie and Alan Rickman in quick succession, then Terry Wogan a couple of weeks later. And now, Peter Lustig. One of the biggest – if not *the* biggest – heroes of my childhood. If you don’t […] Read more…

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Deutschland 83

Let’s talk about Deutschland 83! I may be a bit late to the game, since we’re already half way through the series in the UK – and it’s finished screening in the US and Germany – but it’s making a lot of waves recently so I couldn’t go without mentioning it. Deutschland 83 is a […] Read more…

{Expat Cinema} Bandits

12 February 2014 Berlin’s international film festival, the ‘Berlinale’ is taking place at the moment, with people hanging around corners trying to catch a glimpse of George Clooney or other famous stars. What better time to start a new column about movies. In ‘Expat Cinema’, I want to share some of my favourite German and […] Read more…

Favourite Christmas Movies: UK vs Germany

20 December 2013 Every has a favourite Christmas movie, right? But different countries also have different traditions, so it’s impossible for me to chose just one. Here are the two contenders: For the UK, my number one Christmas movie is the Muppet Christmas Carol. Nothing is Christmas-ier than a bit of Dickens, and what’s not […] Read more…

Tatort

10 January 2012 Oh no, I just realised we forgot to watch Tatort on Sunday! What is Tatort, you ask? It’s a German crime drama (actually, German/ Austrian/ Swiss to be exact), ‘Tatort’ being the German word for ‘crime scene’. Not only is it the longest running crime drama in Germany (it’s been going since […] Read more…