Tag Archives: 1990s
– Politics and crime, they’re the same thing. Too long, slow, and clumsy – but still far better than its reputation! For example, I have no problems at all with the heavily criticized acting of Sofia Coppola. The dramatic climax … Continue reading
A reasonably decent B movie premise is more or less completely wrecked by clunky acting, cheap sets, grainy footage, low pace, and weak action. The music is ok, though. Supposedly also known as Legion of the night – avoid under … Continue reading
Ο εργένης [The bachelor] (1997) Unusual love/crime story of sorts, chronicling the gradual descent of one chosen man. Highly ironic and only partially resolved. Not in my book of unwilling providers.
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.
Nattevagten (1994) Uneven, unlikely, sometimes unsettling. Good but not great thriller with far too many obvious clues and cheesy plot twists. Slick, stylish, effective – competent craftsmanship, though hardly in my book of law.
Den eneste ene (1999) One of the freshest feel-good films I’ve seen for quite a while, with odd characters and a lingering cinematographic style that creates a special mood. Rather predictable storywise and far too simplistic resolutions, but I suppose that comes with the … Continue reading