Tag Archives: 2010s

Flykten till framtiden (2016)

Endearing, reasonably funny, and somewhat lame time travel romance. Over-the-top depiction of the seventies, of course, which unfortunately gets in the way at times. A quite cosy experience, though not in my book of ailing hearts. Advertisements

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The girl king (2015)

A young queen constantly torn between royal duty and personal fulfilment, war and peace, love and procreation, protestantism and catholicism, religion and science, progress and conservatism, male and female, et cetera. So many interesting possibilities, such lacklustre results. Not in … Continue reading

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To Rome with love (2012)

Slightly surreal and somewhat entangled romantic comedy. Contrived and delightful, surprising and predictable, chaotic and well-structured, fresh and fusty. Irresistibly enjoyable. Maybe in my lightweight book of multiple storylines.

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Garbo och Lenin (2018)

Good-looking but staged and strangely unresolved animation/live-action mix concerning a chance formative meeting between two world legends to be. All in all an enjoyable and commendable effort, though not in my book of counterfactuals or starting over. https://www.svtplay.se/video/18623910/garbo-och-lenin

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Enemy (2013)

Identity crisis – including high heels and various arachnids! Two dysfunctional couples are exposed to some heavy emotional anguish, triggering confusingly extreme over-reactions. The intensity is enhanced by an ominous doom and gloom score, plus a dystopian Toronto predominantly in … Continue reading

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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

– Do your fucking jobs. Bring me people to kill. Tense, sordid, depressive. Surprisingly little action, mostly lots of talk in many different locations. Still, the two and a half hours at their measured pace actually adds something, mimicking the … Continue reading

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Enough (2018)

Mere two minutes of stop motion managing to contain a dozen mini »stories« about emotional tension and release – without feeling at all crammed. A fuzzy and award-winning school project, even though some of the ideas are a bit tired. … Continue reading

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