Berlinale 2015, Cinderella World Premiere

by Carsten on February 14, 2015

The biggest Premiere during this year’s Berlinale took place on Friday 13, 2015, the World Premiere of Cinderella, a retelling of the classic fairy tale about a servant step-daughter who wins the heart of a prince, with actors Lily James, Helena Bonham Carter, Richard Madden, Cate Blanchett and Stellan Skarsgård, at the Berlinale Palast in Berlin.

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Berlinale 2015, Fifty Shades of Grey World Premiere

by Carsten on February 11, 2015

Fifty Shades of Grey, the first installment in the Fifty Shades trilogy, celebrated its movie premiere today, February 11, during the International Film Festival, the Berlinale 2015.

E.L. James, author of the 2011 erotic romance novel and Sam Taylor-Johnson director of the 2015 movie adaption, together with her husband Aaron Taylor-Johnson as well as main actors Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson walked the carpet in front of the Zoo Palast in Berlin.

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Berlinale 2015, LIFE World Premiere

by Carsten on February 11, 2015

Robert Pattinson and Dane DeHaan (together with his wife Anna Wood) were back in Berlin, accompanied by Alessandra Mastronardi, during this year’s Berlinale. This time, for the World Premiere of LIFE on February 9, at the Zoo Palast. The movie, directed by Anton Corbijn, is about a photographer for Life Magazine who is assigned to shoot pictures of James Dean.

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Berlinale 2015, Knight of Cups World Premiere

by Carsten on February 9, 2015

Another World Premiere was held during this year’s Berlinale on February 8, Knight of Cups with actor Christian Bale who plays Rick, a slave to the Hollywood system. He is addicted to success but simultaneously despairs at the emptiness of his life. He is at home in a world of illusions but seeks real life. Co-actress Natalie Portman also walked the carpet at the Berlinale Palast in Berlin.

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Berlinale 2015, Mr Holmes World Premiere

by Carsten on February 8, 2015

Berlinale 2015 is on and Mr. Holmes, a movie about the aged and retired Sherlock Holmes celebrated its World Premiere today February 8, at the Berlinale Palast in Berlin with actors Sir Ian McKellen, Milo Parker, Laura Linney, Hiroyuki Sanada, director Bill Condon and producer Iain Canning.

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Berlin Street Art – Project M/6

by Carsten on December 9, 2014

Two massive Murals were painted on a Wall at Bülowstraße 7 in Berlin, they are part of the One Wall Project and Project M/6 by Urban Nation, a company supporting international urban art and artists in Berlin.

A 20x15m mural of a vintage woman, created by dutch artist Handiedan and a golden eagle, a work out of hundreds of crossing lines, by chinese artist DALeast.

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Parrot Bebop Drone Event Berlin

by Carsten on November 27, 2014

Apparently, drones are the new thing and they are getting more and more popular around the globe. The French wireless products manufacturer Parrot hosted an event, to celebrate the German launch of its newest product, the Bebop Drone, on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at the Tempelhof Airport in Berlin.

We got invited to test-drive the new drone, flying through the check-in hall of Europe’s largest historical monument, controlling the drone whether with a tablet, the sky-controller or a Virtual Reality Headset.

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Jason Segel’s Nightmares!

by Carsten on November 18, 2014

Jason Segel, multitalented actor, writer, and musician, teamed up with New York Times bestselling author Kirsten Miller for his first middle-grade novel, Nightmares! (en)Die Schrecken der Nacht! (de) and to promote his creation he attended an autograph-session at Hugendubel KaDeWe on November 17, 2014 in Berlin.

The book is the first one in a trilogy about a boy named Charlie and a group of kids who must face their fears to save their town.

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25 Years Fall of the Berlin Wall Celebration

by Carsten on November 11, 2014

From November 7 – 9, 2014, the city of Berlin celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall. A symbolic frontier of lights, the LICHTGRENZE, a line of 8,000 illuminated helium balloons along the 15 kilometer long path once occupied by the Berlin Wall, divided the city once again.

From the Oberbaumbrücke and its East Side Gallery, through Checkpoint Charlie, the Potsdamer Platz and Brandenburger Tor, up to the Bernauer Straße and Bornholmer Straße, which was, on November 9, 1989, the first checkpoint allowing people to pass through freely to West Berlin.

On November 9, all balloons were released into the Berlin night sky accompanied by the Staatskapelle Berlin playing “Ode An die Freude“.

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Festival of Lights 2014

by Carsten on October 22, 2014

Again this year and for the tenth time now, the Festival of Lights and the Berlin Shines Festival took place during the first three weeks in October.

National as well as international artists presented light installations which transformed the city into a huge stage, numerous landmarks, historical places, streets and other important buildings throughout the city were illuminated with different colors and videos.

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