Blog posts by Kai-Arne Zimny:
Many of you might remember Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio together on the big screen, surrounded by water and ice. While “Rose” whispers last words of … Continue reading Safety First!
Watch and Write! Writing the TV Drama Series
“To create a television show out of thin air, without anybody paying you, requires a certain amount of delusion, and that’s taken me very far.” … Continue reading Watch and Write! Writing the TV Drama Series
School Ties: A Film Review
It’s 1955. David Greene (Brendan Fraser), a Jewish boy from a working class family, leaves his home, the industrial city of Scranton, Pennsylvania, to go to … Continue reading School Ties: A Film Review
Do you really want to live Forever?
Dr. Henry Morgan (Ioan Gruffudd) is British, works as a medical examiner for the New York Police Department, and likes scarves and classical music. Oh, he … Continue reading Do you really want to live Forever?
Reindeer Games (2000): A Review
If the film Reindeer Games doesn’t ring a bell – a Christmas bell – it’s not surprising. This isn’t the kind of film that would inspire … Continue reading Reindeer Games (2000): A Review
The Road (2009)
Several years after a catastrophic event has destroyed all of America’s – and maybe the whole world’s – flora and fauna, a father (Viggo Mortensen) and … Continue reading The Road (2009)
The Last Tycoon: The Golden Age of Hitler’s Hollywood
ollywood, 1936: Monroe Stahr (Matt Bomer), co-founder of the Brady American film studio, has just begun shooting a film about – and dedicated to – his … Continue reading The Last Tycoon: The Golden Age of Hitler’s Hollywood
This is a (M)ad Men’s World
1960: Donald Draper (Jon Hamm) holds a high position in a renowned New York advertising agency, has an ex-model wife he calls “Betts” (January Jones), two … Continue reading This is a (M)ad Men’s World
Grave New World: The Man in the High Castle
It’s no surprise that the advertisement campaign done in late 2015 for a then upcoming Amazon Studios’ series was considered a provocation and had to be … Continue reading Grave New World: The Man in the High Castle
Nothing New on the Western Frontier
Even though in folklore the term revenant stands for a being that has returned from the dead, the recent award-winning movie The Revenant (2015), directed by … Continue reading Nothing New on the Western Frontier
Midnight in Paris: Somewhen, Somewhere, Someway
Gil Pender (Owen Wilson) is a successful Hollywood screenwriter, lives in Beverly Hills, and has a beautiful fiancée, Inez (Rachel McAdams). And yet, life feels a … Continue reading Midnight in Paris: Somewhen, Somewhere, Someway