Tag Archives: 2000s

Tigerland (2000)

A war movie minus the war, instead concentrating itself on the psychological aspects of military life. In focus is an odd outsider, trying his very best to keep up the cynic facade. Intense, loud, cliché-infested, foul-mouthed, and overbearingly macho. Maybe … Continue reading

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El empleo (2008)

A soft-spoken (non-spoken, even) eye-opener using cruel logic to examine the absurd concept of work. Brilliant idea, neat execution. In my book of human labour. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvSyoH4M6Hk

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Frost/Nixon (2008)

Ironically, this is a story about truth and lies presented in a rather untruthful way. The recurring question is »Why?«: Why did Frost really want to interview Nixon? Why did Nixon want be interviewed? And why on Earth did Ron … Continue reading

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Jeg er Dina (2002)

Marketed as the most expensive and most beautiful Scandinavian movie ever made, which actually sounds a trifle dubious as selling points. And dubious this is, swaying wildly from lavish visual extravaganza to cheap B horror looks, from sensible detailing to … Continue reading

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Shoe (2008)

Clumsy-looking, sentimental, and abrupt rumination on poverty. Both heartfelt and cute, but not in my book of wishful thinking. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wz0rt8HIl0s

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Oxygen (2009)

The periodic table comes alive! Didactic but still reasonably funny. The storytelling is a little rhapsodic, though. Consistent level of quality, even if it doesn’t qualify for my chemistry book. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4wveY2-lCo

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Forever young (2007)

Too little! Generic soft 3D look and a pointless bagatelle of a story that doesn’t have the time to unfold properly. Not bad, but not in my book of age. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4PDAsohvSiM

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