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  • Jaws



    This is the original summer blockbuster, and will remain unmatched. Jaws was a big thing in Norway too at the time, my brothers talked about it, and made their little brother envious. Because when it came out, I was a few years too young to watch it at the theater. My older neighbor however did, and I still remember him telling about the experience. He took me through the whole film and gave everything away, finishing it all off with…

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  • Captain Clegg

    Captain Clegg


    In general I love Hammer films. The art decoration is mostly brilliant, and there's often a mood to these films that are almost unparalleled. Bring in Peter Cushing and a young, otherworldly beautiful Oliver Reed and one should have a winner.

    Not in this case, no. Actually I didn't fully understand the plot. Captain Clegg I got, his background and what change he'd been through.
    I may have dozed off once or twice, because what function the "Night Creatures" had…

  • Cyclists Special

    Cyclists Special


    A Grand Day Out. Some London cyclists demonstrates how convenient it was (in 1955) to take your bicycle with you on the train and go out to Rugby for the day.

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  • Full Metal Jacket

    Full Metal Jacket


    This film has always given me a deep sense of unease. This feeling particularly applies to the first part, which takes place at basic training. In fact, I feel that what the recruits are exposed to affect myself directly. The whole film deals with partial degradation of human dignity and the self, but the way Kubrick throws this in our faces already from the beginning grabs me every time.
    The haircut-sequence is an important part of this. As before a…

  • Panic Room

    Panic Room


    I think few people give Panic Room the credit it deserves. The production design is a state-of-the-art masterpiece.

    Looking through the background material for this film, it's impossible not to be impressed. For instance, the previsualization process was at the time the most thorough in movie history. Previz can best be described as an animated storyboard, and has never been used to this extent. In fact, with a few omissions in the opening and the end of the film, a…