Sony’s new Handheld, the PlayStation Vita will be available tomorrow in every store in Germany, but the launch party was held today at Sony Center, Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. People who bought the PS-Vita today, got an extra free Launch-Day-Bundle, which contains a 4GB memory card, blue PS-Vita earbuds and 3 downloadable games (via PSN): Uncharted: Golden Abyss, Little Deviants and WipEout 2048.
The first customer who bought a Vita today, was photographed and interviewed by the local press, after that, all of the about 250 waiting gamers were able to get hands on their very own console.
The World Premiere of the movie Bel Ami was held today at the Berlinale Palast – Potsdamer Platz as part of this year’s International Film Festival in Berlin. The story of Bel Ami chronicles journalist Georges Duroy’s corrupt rise to power from a poor ex-NCO to one of the most successful men in Paris, most of which he achieves by manipulating a series of powerful, intelligent, and wealthy mistresses.
Robert Pattinson, who plays the role of the main character “Georges Duroy”, as well as his Co-Stars Christina Ricci and Holliday Grainger walked the red carpet while giving autographs and taking pictures with their fans. Sadly, Uma Thurman canceled her flight this morning, she had an appointment for the new US-Series Smash and wasn’t able to attend today’s special event.
Another Day, another premiere, another Star, Meryl Streep was attending the German Premiere of The Iron Lady, a film about the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, for which she won a best actress BAFTA award in London two days ago, beside the golden globe she received for the same role earlier this year. She is also nominated for her third Oscar on February 26.
The premiere was hold today at the Berlinale Palast – Potsdamer Platz, with hundreds of fans, singing and cheering for their beloved actress.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt together with the complete cast of her directorial debut “In The Land Of Blood And Honey” were attending the Cinema for Peace Gala at the Konzerthaus Am Gendarmenmarkt tonight during this year’s Berlinale. The movie was honored with the “Cinema for Peace Honorary Award for Opposing War and Genocide”.
The film is set in Sarajevo against the back drop of the Bosnian War that tore the Balkan region apart in the 1990’s. The movie tell the story of Danijel (Goran Kostić), a soldier fighting for the Bosnian Serbs, re-encounters Ajla (Zana Marjanović), a Bosniak woman he was involved with before the war, and who is now a captive in the camp he oversees.
Right now, Berlinale 2012 is all over the city and the world is guest in Berlin, actors, directors, journalists and of course, the fans. The Berlinale, Berlin’s International Film Festival, is not only the city’s largest cultural event, but also one of the most important dates on the international film industry’s calendar.
Today, Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan (and his wife Gauri Khan) was attending the premiere of his new movie Don 2 – The King is back, together with Co-Star Priyanka Chopra at the Friedrichstadt-Palast Berlin.
Das ECKSTÜCK (The Corner) was a famous Street Art Café in Berlin Kreuzberg with international dishes, parties, live music and of course, street art all over the place.
Street-Artists, like Noel, Gogoplata, Dave the Chimp, Lake, 1010, Eliot, Base 23, Tim Robot, Czarnobyl, Bimer, Pabo, Herr von Bias, M:M, Sam, Prost and Emess, have transformed an old shopping mall within 2 month into a streetart masterpiece, you may recognize some of these paintings from older articles.