Last five flicks I saw

Now that I’ve fetched a cup of steaming hot chocolate, I can look at my latest cinematic excursions. House of Flying Daggers (2004) aka Shi mian mai fu which could mean anything from ‘Artistic Kung Fu with a blur’ to ‘Rampaging Chinese Ninja Police’. But that’s just because I don’t speak Chinese. I like Chinese, […]

Last five flicks I saw

Battle Royale/Batoru rowaiaru (2000) This is one of the best films I’ve seen this year. It is typically japaneese, pretty bloody, but moreover: it is highly philosophical. Don’t let the tagline, Could you kill your own friend? fool you. This movie goes further. The first thing I thought when the baseline plot was established was […]

Last five flicks I saw

Platoon This movie provided fine entertainment to my dinner consisting of fried turkey with cheese and toast. It was close to an action movie, and far from the brilliant piece of work some would like it to be, and even how the documentary (making of..) portrayed it. Now, giving actors two weeks of combat training […]

Last five pics

Here’s the last five flicks from my flickr photo account: Just like last year we absolutely had to go to the Melodi Grand Prix (Eurovision song contest) national final, something of a horrid family tradition. Here’s the "Epic Metal" band called Keep of Calessian or something. It wasn’t epic but I voted 14 times for […]