A Week In Film #220: Ich bin ein Berliner

Das Leben Der Anderen title screen

Das Leben Der Anderen AKA The Lives Of Others
Straight arrow Stasi investigator questions his work when ordered to investigate a target so that his boss can has a clear run up at the target’s girlfriend. Moving, powerful, emotionally manipulative, and at times funny.

Seven Psychopaths title screen

Seven Psychopaths
Amusing meta darkness from Martin McDonagh, in a similar vein as Macy’s The Deal, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang or Get Shorty, with blocked scriptwriter Coin Farrell getting into all sorts of weird trouble along with his impetuous chum Sam Rockwell.

Hot Fuzz title screen

Hot Fuzz
Wright & Pegg do the buddy cop movie, West Country-style.

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