Toni Erdmann, The Revenant and La La Land creamed off the biggest prizes in 2016 and a highly-topical, comedic take on the refugee crisis got the Germans watching. A rollercoaster ride through this year's movies!
Nominations for the Oscars have been revealed in Los Angeles. "La La Land," "Moonlight" and "Manchester by the Sea" are well represented - as is a German comedy. The awards will be presented on February 26.
The nostalgic Los Angeles musical starring Ryan Gosling grabbed the most bids for the Golden Globes, followed by "Moonlight" and "Manchester by the Sea." Germany is also well represented among the nominees.
The silent movie era lasted just three and a half decades, giving way to the "talkies." Even so, many of those inaudible black and white classics, showing at the Silent Film Festival Bonn, have lost none of their appeal.
V.S. Naipaul, the Nobel Prize-winning British author who analyzed postcolonialism, has died in London. The Trinidad-born son of an Indian civil servant and Oxford graduate wrote the best-seller A House for Mr. Biswas.
"Respect" was Aretha Franklin's first No. 1, but just one of a hundred hits from a career that spanned six decades. DW remembers some of the Grammy Award winner's most outstanding songs and key moments from her life.
Migration is in focus at this year's Ruhrtriennale in western Germany. The experimental program with a premiere by a Syrian director is attractive, but Young Fathers' support of the BDS movement has caused rumblings.
What went on in Berlin in the 90s? An exhibition in the city's storied "Alte Münze" has the answers.
Karl Marx-themed mugs, stickers, magnets and pens do well at the tourism office in the German city of Trier. But a new item, released earlier this year to mark the philosopher's 200th birthday, is the really big hit.
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