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While the world celebrates the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall let’s take a look at the Wall on film.     Read More »

The Criterion Conversation: Part Three (On Location Edition)

Sony Center, Potsdamer Platz, Berlin

All week, we’ve been chatting with the Criterion Collection‘s Susan Arosteguy about Wim Wenders’ ‘Wings of Desire‘, the director’s cinematic return to his hometown, Berlin. At once heartbreaking and beautiful, Wenders’ portrait of Berlin captures a turbulent time in the nation’s history. It would take a time machine to get back to the Berlin depicted in the film — a ... Read More »

The Criterion Conversation (Part Two)

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Last week we chatted with Criterion Collection producer Susan Arosteguy about the new Criterion edition of Wim Wenders’ homage to Berlin, ‘Wings of Desire’, which comes out November 3. We had so much to talk about — after all, Arosteguy has been with Criterion since the laserdisc days, working with directors like Wes Anderson and Richard Linklater and even the ... Read More »

The Criterion Conversation (Part One)

Bruno Ganz in 'Wings of Desire'

On November 3, the Criterion Collection releases the newest edition of Wim Wenders’ 1987 masterpiece, ‘Wings of Desire‘. Set in post-War, pre-unification Berlin, the film is tells the story of a pair of angels — played by Bruno Ganz and Otto Sander — cursed with watching over humanity, but never experiencing it. Until, that is, one falls in love with ... Read More »

Meet Museyon: Siobhan O’Leary

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In Music+Travel Worldwide‘s guide to Berlin, Siobhan O’Leary takes you a tour of all things electronic. With the weekend on our minds, she gave us her picks for the city’s coolest clubs and the best bet for 6 a.m. döner kebabs. After the jump, Siobhan talks techno and gives us the scoop on everything from her favorite festival to her ... Read More »

Running Berlin: ‘Run Lola Run’ Style

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We don’t envy Franka Potente’s predicament as the titular Lola in Tom Tykwer‘s 1998 thriller ‘Run Lola Run,’ but you’ve got to admit, there’s no better way to see Berlin than by following her whirlwind tour of the city. Some creative cutting means that, unfortunately, it would be impossible to recreate her 20-minute run and see the same sites, but here ... Read More »

Live Like A Local

Spotted By Locals

Here at Museyon we know that there’s nothing worse than being labeled a tourist. So next time you’re traveling in a new European city be sure to check out Spotted by Locals. We’re absolutely loving this website which features the inside scoop on 22 cities from Antwerp to Ljubljana to Zagreb. The site features the usual restaurant reviews, maps and ... Read More »

This Screening Goes Up to 11

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Calling all Berliners! Time to turn it up to 11. Tonight you can catch the mockumentary that started it all, 1984′s ‘This Is Spınal Tap,’ at the Freiluftkino Insel at Cassiopeia in Friedrichshain at 9 p.m. The site is in German, but it promises one funny evening under the stars. The film is part of the outdoor screening series that ... Read More »

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