Tag Archives: 2010s
When it comes to movies, a party is almost never allowed to be just a party – it will more or less always lead into different kinds of badness. And on top of that we have Chekhov’s gun. Well conceived … Continue reading
Suffering, endurance – and disco music! – on the red planet. Indomitable positivity and an oldfashioned trust that science and human ingenuity can prevail against seemingly impossible odds. A celebration of competence and sheer doggedness, replete with plenty of tongue … Continue reading
– I tried to do the right thing.Do we have a duty towards mankind, or only to specific individuals? A long, slow environmental apocalypse about parental love and insufficience, choices between intellect or emotion, and ultimate sacrifices. – Our survival … Continue reading
Oh, happy day? Very likeable boxing biopic of sorts about what really matters in life, with thoroughly convincing characters and sets. Understated and low key without ever becoming slow or boring. No bad guys. Don’t miss the nice finishing touch … Continue reading
A cruel and cynical dissection of grown-up morals, or lack thereof. Infernally funny, intentionally and extremely contrived, more than a bit tone-deaf at times. Heavily indebted to Virginia Woolf and similar classics. Maybe in my book of theatrical futility.