While the Austrian Film Museum is vacationing in sunny Italy, the Filmarchiv Austria is offering a shady alternative: a journey into a dark Vienna, home of spies, killers, disreputable barmaids, psychotic perverts, Nazi loyalists and taxi drivers with no passports. Thomas Fröhlich travels in time from the year 1949 to 1974 and encounters some seedy characters.
The pressure to succeed was enormous, as were the expectations: Zack Snyder dared try his hand on comic fandom's holy grail - and his attempt manages to capture the complexity and atmosphere of the original in moving pictures.
In "Tropic Thunder", director Ben Stiller sends three wimpy Hollywood actors to vietnam. EVOLVER tells you which memorable genre characters we'd most likely take along on patrol - and which ones would stay home. Lock and load!
The first one managed to become Austria's most successful film of 2006. Now the sequel sees slasher heroine Nina venture into the Tyrolean snowdrifts. Unfortunately, that leaves us viewers somewhat frosty.
Andreas Prochaska's "Dead in 3 Days" was not only a good horror movie, but also the most successful Austrian film of 2006. Recently, the sequel was released ... EVOLVER met leading lady Sabrina Reiter and spoke to her about this installment, her beginnings as an actress and her favourite horror movies.
A new series of paperback originals called "Tomes of the Dead" combines flesh-eating zombie fun with other genres - such as historical novels, British gangster melodrama and hardboiled private eye adventures ... Let´s start watching the zombie detective!