Tag Archives: maybe
What constitutes your life: work, friend, family, partner – or only yourself? Questions without answers, problems without solutions. Funny, sad, sharp, and unresolved in a satisfying way. Probably in my book of loyalty.
Relentless business leader, creative genius, overestimated asshole, mad egomaniac, tortured soul, lousy father, pitiable coward – or everything at the same time? This – allegedly rather inaccurate – family drama in computer war setting delves into different facets of the … Continue reading
Fassbinderian vibes, unexpected death, anti-racism! Plus hyper-saturated colours, vaseline-smeared lenses, and high-strung emotions in a post-war celebration of strange and glorious days gone by. The songs (as catchy as several of them are) disrupt both tempo, storytelling, and mood – … Continue reading
Family matters. Pointing at both political and personal responsibilites while paraphrasing »The Godfather« in a Swedish white trash environment, this slugging against something larger is intermittently raw and parodic. Avoids some genre traps, falls head over heels into a few … Continue reading
Lady Macbeth (2016) This coldly intense, stylish, and intricate power play goes inexorably – and more than a bit unbelievably – from righteous proto-feminist rebellion over hungry desire to appalling psychopathic ruthlessness. More Strindberg (Miss Julie) than Shakespeare, actually. Class, … Continue reading