Tag Archives: 2010s

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. Advertisements

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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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Hell or high water (2016) A world and its inhabitants stuck in destructive patterns, slowly deteriorating but unable to do much about it. Wry and bleak contemporary western of sorts – laconic and solemn in tone, with slight hope and … Continue reading

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Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)

Covers several interesting topics – ability despite lack of talent, emotional and economical dependence, illusion and the protection thereof, lies large and little – unfortunately without delving very deep into any of them. Touching, unbelievable, partly untrue. Not in my … Continue reading

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