Film review: Veronika Decides to Die (2009)

The book is a true masterpiece, but the movie? This is simply a book that couldn’t be filmed. Not because of ?special effects or anything, but simply because of the tons of inner dialogues. This film is more or less a series of bland characters walking around in a bland background with a too simple […]

Film review: Alice in Wonderland (2010)

I stepped into the cinema with a mixture of expectations. I love the stories by Lewis Carrol, as well as the 1951 animated Disney movie, but this is something totally different. Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland is a mixture of a re-imagining and a sequel, telling the story of Alice Kingsleigh (Mia Wasikowska) returning to […]

Film Review: Luftslottet som sprängdes / The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (2009)

The Millenium trilogy is one of the best film series of the late 2000’s, and some of the best Swedish films ever. This is definitely the best of the three films, perfectly balancing on a line between overdone and realistic violence, between epically grande and simply too long. It’s just magnificent, although I keep feeling […]

Film review: Avatar (2009)

A pretty good movie, but nothing special. Pretty much it is a failed attempt to a new classic epic: Some parts feel overdone and overemphasised, like the long intro and the final scenes. On the other hand, what’s left is good. Truly worth seeing. A pretty good movie, but nothing special. Pretty much it is […]