Berlinale 2015, Fifty Shades of Grey World Premiere

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, Knight of Cups World Premiere

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 2014, A Long Way Down World Premiere

The film adaption of Nick Hornby’s novel A Long Way Down celebrated its World Premiere during the 64th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale), on Monday, February 10, 2014 in Berlin.

Imogen Poots, Toni Collette, Pierce Brosnan and Breaking Bad actor Aaron Paul together with director Pascal Chaumeil and of course, Nick Hornby himself walked the carpet while signing autographs, giving interviews and posing for the press.

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Berlinale 2014, Grand Budapest Hotel World Premiere

The Berlin international film festival, or Berlinale 2014, started today with a grand opening, the world premiere of The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Members of the movie’s cast, like Bill Murray, Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Willem Dafoe, Edward Norton, Saoirse Ronan and many more, together with this year’s International Jury, which will decide who will receive the Golden Bear and Silver Bears of the 2014 Berlinale Competition, were today’s special guests.

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Best of Berlin 2013

It’s 2014, welcome to a new year of exciting and interesting events and festivals in Berlin!

But let’s remember what happened last year, while movie premieres clearly dominated the year of 2013 and traditional events like the Green Week, St Patrick’s Day or the Oberbaum Bridge Water Fight were back in town, Berlin also had a good variety of new events, like the celebration of HOLI in Germany, President Barack Obama’s visit to Berlin, the European Kendo Championships or David Hasselhoff’s attempt to save the wall.

The year 2013 in Pictures.

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