Author Archives: nicolaskrizan
Number 1308 the other day may have been the last 1001 entry for quite some time, though actually I still have five titles available – one on dvd, three on YouTube, and one as a downloaded file. I cannot enjoy any of them, however, since … Continue reading
Λατέρνα, φτώχεια και φιλότιμο [The hurdy-gurdy] (1955) Two poor, struggling street musicians happen upon the runaway daughter of a rich ship magnate – humorous complications arise! An oldfashioned, mildly prejudiced featherweight story with good acting and snappy dialogue. There is little … Continue reading
Kjære nabo! It has been very koselig, but I have now seen all additional titles from the norwegian local edition of the book. Therefore I will move on to the few remaining 1001 movie pastures. Med venlig hilsen Søte Bror
Eggs (1995) Intrusion, incapability, (in)dependence. Slow and absurd kitchen sink comedy with unexpected, largely unexplained horror story details. An enjoyable and somewhat disturbing mystery. Maybe in my low-key book of remote brethren.
Or »The final danish«? »De (u)hyggelige«, maybe? »Close, but no cigar«? Regardless of blog post headline, I have now seen all additional titles in Denmark’s local edition of the book. Det var dejligt – farvel!
En soap (2006) – It hurts. – Lots of things do, don’t they? Slippery when wet! Self-image and unfulfilment are under scrutiny in this sordid, strange, sad »comedy« on relations, identity, gender, and sex. Both tender and raw in its entertaining, … Continue reading