Tag Archives: maybe

Le clitoris (2016)

Funny, intelligent, and pedagogic visualization of a sensitive topic: »the only organ in the human body dedicated exclusively for pleasure«. Well conceived and executed in a charmingly uncomplicated manner. Three minutes of tender joy. Probably in my book of lovable didactic … Continue reading

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Sininen viikko (1954) A short and brisk triangle drama that explores the tired trope of escaping the mundane and finding brief happiness in a bubble destined to burst. Silly, heartfelt, and ominous. Probably not in my book of summertime blues.

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Piper (2016)

From ever-impressive Pixar comes an Academy Award-winning short that really pushes the envelope when it comes to state-of-the-art animation. Amazingly fluid water and body movement, fantastic render quality of for instance feathers and eyes, plus an assortment of cute and charming … Continue reading

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This is England (2006)

I’ve been longing to see this ever since it was released. Too improbable/sanitized/simplified to weigh in as a major work of kitchen sink realism, maybe, but not without its complexities and still a very engaging little coming of age story. Cute, energetic, and … Continue reading

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Λατέρνα, φτώχεια και φιλότιμο [The hurdy-gurdy] (1955) Two poor, struggling street musicians happen upon the runaway daughter of a rich ship magnate – humorous complications arise! An oldfashioned, mildly prejudiced featherweight story with good acting and snappy dialogue. There is little … Continue reading

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Eggs (1995) Intrusion, incapability, (in)dependence. Slow and absurd kitchen sink comedy with unexpected, largely unexplained horror story details. An enjoyable and somewhat disturbing mystery. Maybe in my low-key book of remote brethren.

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En soap (2006) – It hurts. – Lots of things do, don’t they? Slippery when wet! Self-image and unfulfilment are under scrutiny in this sordid, strange, sad »comedy« on relations, identity, gender, and sex. Both tender and raw in its entertaining, … Continue reading

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