Tag Archives: Wim Wenders

March 11

A trick of the Light – Wim Wenders reminds us the German’s did it first. (Film Review)

When Martin Scorcese’s Hugo came out at the end of 2011, we were all re-entranced with the Lumier brothers again, and the birth of cinema. The interest sparked a kind of revival of sorts, with the rocket in the eye of the moon motif suddenly being found all over the place.  However Wim Wenders charming […]

January 10

Land of Plenty – Wim Wenders as a friend of America (film review)

It probably wasn’t the best place to begin my march through Wim Wender’s, but DVD rental doesn’t always let me choose the films – sometimes they choose me. Land of Plenty carries many of the trade mark Wender’s moments, particularly his ability to make everyday landscapes seems so beautiful. But this was an odd film for me – a little too preachy and […]