31 March 2011

Thirst South Korea, 2009 ☆☆☆

A modern vampire tale set in urban South Korea. It combines the usual vampire folk with religious symbolism.

30 March 2011

Rubber France, 2010 ☆☆

A car tire that suddenly starts moving around and using telepathic powers to blow up people's heads. Wonder how this movie was even considered for screening at the Cannes Film Festival.

29 March 2011

Best Worst Movie USA, 2009 ☆☆☆☆

The documentary about the "best" worst movie ever made, Troll 2, by an Italian filmmaker in the late 80's in Utah. We see how the main actors and crew get together and re-enact some of the most famous scenes and how the fans get excited and cheer up every screening of the movie. Lots of fun.

28 March 2011

Stories from the Golden Age Amintiri Din Epoca De Aur, Romania 2009 ☆☆☆

Five different urban legends about life in Communist Rumania in the 80s. Some are funny, most are depressing when you think about it, but overall quite interesting. From the director of 4 Months 3 Weeks & 2 Days.
The String Le Fil, Tunisia, France 2009 ☆☆

The story of a burgeoise family living in Tunisia. The son comes back after he finished his studies from France. He meets the young servant who works at his parent's house and falls in love with him.

27 March 2011

Troubled Water De Usynlige, Norway 2008 ☆☆☆☆☆

Norwegian director Erik Poppe tells the story of a mother who loses child gets stolen. The young man who steals the child goes to jail, claims to be innocent, and years later comes out of prison. He will then meet the mother again in very different circumstances. The best movie I have seen from Norway in many years.
Solo or 120 Days of Sodom Italy, 1975 ☆☆

A movie that was banned in many countries for decades, 120 Days of Sodomo is Paolo Passolini's take on the Marquis de Sade's novel, which explores sexual acts and exploitation.
Olafur Eliasson: space is process Denmark, 2010 ☆☆☆

Icelandic-Danish contemporary artist Eliasson shows the techniques he uses to create his works of art. Exhibitions at the Moma, Tate Modern and other international locations are explored, such as the New York City Waterfalls.

19 March 2011

Unknown UK-Canada, 2011 ☆☆☆

The story of a professional killer who, in a car accident, loses his memory and believes he is actually a biology scientist. The truth is that he was hired to kill this scientist. Putting together all the pieces of the story line will keep you guessing until the end.
The Baader Meinhof Complex Germany, 2008 ☆☆☆☆

The story based on true events about a German terrorist group, RAF, in the 70's in West Germany.

13 March 2011

Total Eclipse USA, 1995 ☆☆☆

Agnieszka Holland directs this movie about the true life events of French poet Rimbaud and his hectic private life. Here we see Leonardo DiCaprio in his first movies, before Titanic.
Biutiful Mexico, 2010 ☆☆☆☆

03 March 2011

Catfish USA, 2010 ☆☆☆

American documentary about a young man who meets a woman through Facebook, only to find out once they meet that the reality is far from what he was expecting. Far more controversial than what the Social Network movie can ever be.
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Män som hatar kvinnor, Sweden, 2009 ☆☆☆☆

Based on the novel by Stieg Larsson, it is the story of a journalist who is hired to unravel a mysterious disappearance that happened 30 years ago.