About Idiots

by Gunther Heinrich, 25 Nov 2008 in The Movie & Me

Death Race and a warning of stupidity

There were times when I suspected it and there were times when I believed. But there was never a time I was completely sure about it. Until now. Now I know it for sure that either the movie producers, the movie writing stuff, the market gurus from Hollywood or some other people else behind the scenes believe that I am an idiot.

It is OK to be stupid because I am the protagonist

by Gunther Heinrich, 25 Mar 2008 in Analyses

Did you ever watch a movie in which the main protagonist acted like a complete idiot for no apparent reason? If your answer is yes you must have watched a German comedy…

Sometimes I am really glad to be able to watch (major) Hollywood movies. Despite their lack of truly good stories lately they at least manage to create characters that are not complete idiots who would be better off dead. It is an accomplishment to be proud of. In comparison German screenwriter seem to lack everything of how to write a good character – at least in comedy movies.

Yesterday I watched a German comedy movie called HARDCOVER. It revolves around a writer of pulp crime stories who finally want to write something good and decides to investigate the real life