Monthly Archives: January 2014

Freak Out: Review

A Nordic Documentary from Director Carl Javér. This is a documentary about the first hippie-style community that a group of bourgeois-raised radicals set up in the countryside in Switzerland in the year 1900. It has been nominated at Gothenburg International … Continue reading

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The Fake: Review

A powerful film. This Korean animated film from director Yeon Sang-ho is an exploration of human suffering, human nature and faith. Unlike most films the characters do not simply play the roles they were given; yes, in some way, the … Continue reading

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The Zero Theorem: Review

Duration: 107 mins     UK Release Date: 14th March 2014       Written by: Pat Rushin   Terry Gilliam pulls you into a not too distant future-istic world with an overload of colour, noise and digital technology. It is always … Continue reading

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Gothenburg International Film Festival 2014

The Gothenburg International Film Festival (GIFF) is on from January 24th to February the 3rd, over which period they are showing 500 different films from 80 countries. There are also various seminars and events going on. I spent the first … Continue reading

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Tranemo: Paired Photographs

I wanted to show some photographs of Tranemo, but they felt too contrasting just to put all together. Then, looking at them, I saw that they matched up quite well with other images that had similar content, colour scheme or … Continue reading

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Knös: A Swedish Fairytale

‘Once upon a time there was a poor widow, who found an egg under a pile of brush as she was gathering kindlings in the forest. She took it and placed it under a goose, and when the goose had … Continue reading

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Sweden: Gothenburg in Photos

Welcome to Gothenburg! Or rather: a few photographs of it. Known in Swedish as Göteborg /jœtəˈbɔrj/ it is the second largest city in Sweden with a population of about half a million and it lies on the west coast. It … Continue reading

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