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2009-05-27 22:45:09

A 2006 movie loosely based on the real story of convicted killer and cannibal Armin Meiwes can be released in German theaters, a court in Karlsruhe ruled. The film, starring Thomas Kretschmann and Keri Russell, was released internationally under the title Grimm Love, but was banned in Germany after

2008-08-05 12:00:33

Los Angeles-based metal quartet Static-X have just announced the release of their first full-length live concert DVD, entitled Cannibal Killers Live, which will be released by Reprise Records on October 7th, 2008.

2006-05-09 08:40:33

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A German court on Tuesday handed down a life sentence for murder to Armin Meiwes, the German cannibal jailed for killing a man and feeding on his flesh, overturning a previous manslaughter conviction.

2006-05-03 13:51:48

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Prosecutors at the retrial of a German cannibal, jailed for eight years for killing a man and eating his flesh, said on Wednesday he should be jailed for life.

2006-03-03 06:51:15

BERLIN (Reuters) - A court ruled on Friday that a film that closely mirrors the true story of a German man who killed and ate a willing victim cannot be shown in Germany because it violates the rights of the real-life cannibal.

2006-02-28 15:41:03

By Philip Blenkinsop BERLIN (Reuters) - A real-life German cannibal who ate a willing victim is being immortalized on the big screen, like the fictional Hannibal Lecter, despite his legal bid to block the movie version of his gruesome crime.

2006-01-12 06:29:06

By Philip Blenkinsop FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A German cannibal was led handcuffed into court on Thursday for a retrial to determine whether killing a man who wanted to be eaten amounts to murder.

2006-01-11 05:54:23

By Philip Blenkinsop BERLIN (Reuters) - A German man who killed and ate a willing victim faces the prospect of a stiffer sentence at a retrial starting on Thursday for a crime that continues to horrify and enthral.

2006-01-10 06:10:24

By Scott Roxborough COLOGNE, Germany (Hollywood Reporter) - A German cannibal is taking legal action to stop the release of the horror film "Butterfly: A Grimm Love Story," which he claims is based on his life.


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.