The theaters below show films in their original language; click on the links for showtimes and ticket information.
Interviews with the stars, general film articles, and reports on press conferences and film festivals.
Subscribe to the free KinoCritics monthly email newsletter here.


© Alamode Film/Filmagentinnen

Swimming with Men

Eric is a British man of a certain age, and he is miserable. Never mind his lovely wife, his cheerful teenage son, his beautiful home, the job where he’s well-compensated and highly valued – Eric’s misery is existential, and while it isn’t particular to being British or to aging (while being flavored by both), it is distinctly male. The young American men in Fight Club (1999) had it: they also felt dehumanized, disconnected, unmanned, and they responded with violence. The gentler creatures of Swimming with Men feel these things but also an urgent need for beauty. And they respond beautifully.

It would be easy to play this for laughs -- soft-bodied, mostly middle-aged men attempting a synchronized swimming team. And yes, it’s a funny movie, but rarely at the expense of the characters, who are presented as both earnest and sympathetic. You find yourself rooting for them, with minimal cringing. While warm-hearted, the film avoids becoming (overly) sappy through sharp, clever dialog and just a touch of that specifically British brand of darkness. Lots of fun. (Mason Jane Milam)


A Killer Romance (Hit Man) (2023)

A Thousand and One (2023)

Barbie (2023)

Daddio - Eine Nacht in New York (Daddio) (2023)

Das Lehrerzimmer (The Teachers' Lounge) (2023)

Die Bologna Entführung - Geraubt im Namen des Papstes (Kidnapped, Rapito) (2023)

Die Ermittlung (2024)

DogMan (2023)

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga (2024)

Ich Capitano (Io Capitano) (2023)

Ich Capitano (Io Capitano) (2023)

Indiana Jones und das Rad des Schicksals (Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny) (2023)

LOLA (Lola) (2023)

Maria Montessori (La nouvelle femme) (2023)

Mission: Impossible Dead Reckoning Teil Eins (Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One) (2023)

Mumien - Ein total verwickeltes Abenteuer (Mummies) (2023)

One Life (2023)

Oppenheimer (2023)

Oppenheimer (2023)

Poor Things (2023)

Rückkehr zum Land der Pinguine (Voyage au pole sud) (2023)

Seaside Special (2023)

Seneca (Seneca - On the Creation of Earthquakes) (2023)

Tatami (2023)

The Holdovers (2023)

The Zone of Interest (2023)

Vergiss Meyn Nicht (Lonely Oaks) (2023)

Voll ins Leben (Life for Real, La vie pour de vrai) (2023)

20.000 Arten von Bienen (20,000 Species of Bees, 20.000 especies de abejas) (2023)

Air - Der große Wurf (Air) (2023)

Anatomie eines Falls (Anatomy of a Fall, Anatomie d'une chute) (2023)

Auf der Adamant (On the Adamant, Sur l'Adamant) (2023)

Baby to go (The Pod Generation) (2023)

Catch the Killer (To Catch a Killer) (2023)

Das Zimmer der Wunder (The Book of Wonders, La chambre des merveilles) (2023)

Ein Glücksfall (Coup de Chance) (2023)

In voller Blüte (The Great Escaper) (2023)

LOLA (Lola) (2023)

The Creator (2023)

Tótem (Totem) (2023)

Vermeer - Reise in Licht (Close to Vermeer, Dicht bij Vermeer) (2023)

Would you like to receive a list of all the current month's film releases -- with links to reviews by the KinoCritics -- delivered right into your email box? If so, click here to subscribe to the KinoCritics Newsletter. We'll email it to your inbox at the beginning of every month.