The Berlinale retrospective looks at visions of the future in the science-fiction movies of the past. From the ecological horror scenario of 'Soylent Green' to the big brother total surveillance state of '1984'.
Francis Ford Coppola is one of the most influential living filmmakers. He creates Oscar-winning films — some box office smashes and a few that didn't go over. At 80, the director still has a cinematic dream to fulfill.
Whether they are opera stars or pop idols, when famous musicians test their skills in front of the camera, it doesn't always turn out to be a success.
All authors dream of looking at the best-seller list and seeing their book at the top. But what turns a book into a smash literary hit? Literary critic Jörg Magenau looks at whether or not there's a recipe for success.
Lannisters against the Starks, Baratheons versus Targaryens. Never heard these names before? If you want to catch up on "Game of Thrones" before the final season begins, here's a high-speed, spoiler-filled review.
One of the doyennes of crime writing is visiting the island of Usedom to read in a literary program with the title "Thinking of Germany." DW took the opportunity to ask the American author about her own thoughts.
The cathedral in Leon, Spain, is renowned for its stained-glass windows, but it is also home to a world-class organ made by the Bonn-based Klais organ builders. Getting it built was no easy feat.
Of the many women who enrolled at the Bauhaus school in Weimar in 1919, few went on to become famous, unlike the men. Different works and exhibitions now pay tribute to their innovative artistic contributions.
What started as an online student directory aimed at ranking women by their looks quickly grew into the world's most popular social media platform. But as DW's Courtney Tenz argues, we might be happier Facebook free.
The egg is much more than just a tasty Easter delight. It's played a role in all kinds of art, from painting to furniture design and even to some very egg-centric building decorations!
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