Fanny and Alexander

Fanny and AlexanderFanny and Alexander: Ingmar Bergman instills a ponderous, rigorous pace to his film that is, however, never less than Continue reading

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Marvel’s Daredevil – Season 1

Daredevil S1Marvel’s Daredevil – Season 1: Drew Goddard’s series succeeds (mostly, and for what it’s supposed to be) by Continue reading

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Ant-Man

Ant-ManAnt-Man: Peyton Reed got stuck with a weak story to tell; while the small scale of the conflict is both Continue reading

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House of Cards – Season Three

House of Cards S3House of Cards – Season Three: even if by now this show is somewhat of a known quantity, Continue reading

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While We’re Young

While We're YoungWhile We’re Young: Noah Baumbach’s film approaches, at times, a broad caricature; Continue reading

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In Order of Disappearance (Kraftidioten)

In Order of DisappearanceIn Order of Disappearance: Hans Petter Moland tells a somewhat common, tired story, which is generally entertaining in a low-key way; Continue reading

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Inside Out (2015)

Inside Out 2015Inside Out: Pete Docter and Ronaldo Del Carmen start out from a somewhat abstract concept and run with it; Continue reading

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Aloha (2015)

AlohaAloha: Cameron Crowe’s film wastes a perfectly good, interesting cast, with a story that tries hard to span many themes and genres Continue reading

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Jurassic World

Jurassic WorldJurassic World: Colin Trevorrow’s film is a great example of the difference between creating tension and simply having a scary moment; Continue reading

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Tomorrowland

TomorrowlandTomorrowland: Brad Bird’s film, for better or for worse, tells a very straightforward story, in spite of Continue reading

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