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"FURY - HERZ AUS STAHL" (2014) von David Ayer - Filmrezension

Mal wieder wurde der Titel vom Verleiher (Sony) für Deutschand geändert, warum auch immer. Naja, es soll eben nicht um “Fury” den Panzer, sondern direkt um Brad Pitt gehen, der, der uns alle ins Kino locken soll. 369 more words

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Pudding walks

Hustysk Helens Adventskalender

Idiom: einmal um den Pudding gehen

Literal translation: to take a walk around the pudding

One week night is always cinema night in many German cities. 118 more words

Hustysk Helen Svarar Your German Knows

Christopher Wood, Albrecht Altdorfer and the Origins of Landscape, 1993, 2014

Christopher Wood, “Independent Landscapes” and “Frame and Work”

Albrecht Altdorfer and the Origins of Landscape


Chapter 1: Independent Landscapes (1-80)

Wood boldly begins by immediately asserting that it was Abrecht Altdorfer (German, 1480-1538) who painted the first independent landscapes in the history of European art. 3,399 more words


Book Talk for Noel

Fun “Book Talk” moments at a recent holiday gathering:

  • Telling a writer friend and his wife about my experience at my first Bouchercon in Long Beach, CA last month (the glow is still with me).
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30 years ago: Mercedes-Benz introduces the w124

Mercedes-Benz is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the w124, the car that became the very first E-Class. Initially introduced as a sedan, the 124 series was presented to members of the media at an event held in November of 1984. 938 more words


Mormon Monday: On Christmas Music - Why I love German hymns

I am often criticized by my friends and family (in a loving way, though) for being a bit of a Scrooge at Christmastime.  Mostly because I do not seem to enjoy Christmas music as well as others.    1,009 more words