KVIFF 2023: The Hypnosis is a funny and smart film that keeps you entertained and self-aware at the same time.
Our Cannes 2021 review of Mia Hansen-Løve's BERGMAN ISLAND – starring Tim Roth, Vicky Krieps, and Mia Wasikowska.
On this episode of Black Hole Films, Sam Coyle and Richard Rotter join Jeremy to watch WILD STRAWBERRIES and get lost in the journey into the past, despite some early missteps.
On the latest episode of Black Hole Films, Jeremy tackle’s Ingmar Bergman's Cinema: Opening Night – the first in an ongoing series.
Phoenix TIFF 2018 Review.
The Commune represents a kinder and gentler film by the standards of director Thomas Vinterberg, but the comedy still gets pretty dark.
Jason Gorber speaks with director Hannes Holm about his Oscar-nominated film A Man Called Ove.
Dork Shelf wants to give our Toronto readers a chance to win one of three A Man Called Ove prize packs, courtesy of Pacific Northwest Pictures!
This week the Loose Cannons return to the world of Swedish sexploitation to discuss 1971's Maid in Sweden.
The very best kind of David and Goliath stories are the ones where the David in question eventually wins out. However in his battle against fruit giant Dole Foods, victory never feels completely assured for Swedish filmmaker Fredrik Gertten. Big Boys Gone Bananas!* is an autobiographical documentary about Gertten's protracted moral and legal fight to get his 2009 doc Bananas!* released. The film is essentially a documentary about a documentary, with the director of both movies becoming the central character in his own story.
Easy Money (Snabba Cash) is easy viewing for anyone who likes a good crime story that examines the relationship between gangs, drugs and big business. Set in Stockholm where organized crime is still relatively young, the film follows three very different protagonists who all become vested in one big drug shipment. Jorge is a recently […]
I really don’t like remakes. Like many film fans, I believe that they should be avoided at all costs, particularly when they are Hollywood remakes of excellent foreign films. However, Hollywood being what it is, remakes are inevitable. So when I heard that there were plans to remake the excellent Swedish film Let The Right […]
I have a new hero, and her name is Lizbeth Salander. She is smarter than most men give her credit for; tougher than her dark and heavily pierced exterior would ever lead you to believe; she is damaged, but she fights back. And she knows how to bring the most evil of men (and the […]