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  • Blå måndag

    Blå måndag

    ½

    I only saw this movie (the title translates into “Blue Monday”) because I had heard that it is supposed to be very, very bad and wanted to find out if I would agree with that. Turns out I do. I really do agree.

    I can certainly understand why this movie is by many considered to be one of the worst Swedish movies ever made. For some reason I am not a big fan of Swedish movies in general, and "Blå…

  • Blood Work

    Blood Work

    ★★★

    Yesterday I watched the movie "Blood Work" with Clint Eastwood. The movie had a good plot and was better than I expected; I rate it above average.

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  • The Return

    The Return

    ★★★★★

    I purchased "The Return" on DVD in November 2005 without having seen it; I knew, however, that it had gotten great reviews. It wasn’t until recently that I watched this movie. I didn’t take me long to realize that I should not have waited this long to see it.

    I really sympathized with Ivan/Vanya, which is played by the talented and remarkable Ivan Dobronravov, and there is one scene in particular that stayed with me: the scene where Ivan is…

  • Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

    Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

    ★★★½

    I watched this movie yesterday, and it was better than I expected. The acting, story, and characters were not anything special, but I really liked the look of the picture as well as the visual effects. The somewhat blurry and soft look was something I enjoyed and it worked well in this movie.

    "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow" is a movie that should be watched primarily for the visual and the style, but that is not to say that there is nothing of value in terms of the other aspects of this movie; for example, I laughed hard at the very end of it.