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Cruella

Walt Disney has made a goldmine out of filming its most famous cartoon classics. But instead of a pure live remake, we get Cruella’s origin story of one of Disney’s most famous villains, in a kind of (p)reboot of 101 Dalmatians.   From animation to live action The new recordings, in live action version, of … Read more

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, season 1, eps. 1

It has been less than a month since Disney + launched its new adult segment, “Star” – to a somewhat mixed reception. By all means, there was a lot of old gold to be found, but nothing to brag about in terms of new content. Four “new” series were launched on Disney+, with the extremely … Read more

Zack Snyder’s Justice League

With the big movie Justice League (2017), Warner and DC Comics were finally set to take up the fight with the much larger Marvel from the Disney group. Artistic disagreement There were probably many among the Warner management who were surprised (even disappointed) at how dark director Zack Snyder did the duel between the DC … Read more

Exit Season 2

One of the Nordic region’s biggest series successes comes from the Norwegian state TV channel, NRK itself, and on top of it all, it is a very controversial series. Greed is (still) good! Season 1 premiered in the autumn of 2019, and, like the first season, the plot and the sequel are based on in-depth … Read more

The Crown Season 4

With its fourth season of the most expensive TV series of all time,  Netflix is once again succeeds in telling an engaging story about real people from our recent history in The Crown Season 4.   The Iron Lady We have come to the 1980s, where the “The Iron Lady”, Margareth Thatcher (Gillian Anderson) makes … Read more

Rebecca

The thriller legend in persona, Sir Alfred Hitchcock directed Rebecca in 1940 – he apparently hated the film. Now Netflix is producing a remake of the thriller classic..   The film script is based on the novel (of the same name) by Daphne Du Maurier, and has been filmed countless times, including as a TV … Read more

Teheran

Tehran

We can not exactly say that it abounds with original content on the (relatively) new streaming service Apple TV +, but there are some good ones among what is actually available; and in the forefront we find an Israeli spy series. That the Israelis are among the world’s foremost in intelligence and espionage is widely … Read more

Beartown

Beartown

With more and more players fighting for consumer streamingwallet, more of the leading services are focusing on more local content to attract subscribers. Netflix has launched The Rain, Quicksand – Biggest of all and Ragnarok, while HBO has come up with Beforeigners and Gosta. In its third Nordic TV series, HBO based the script on … Read more

Cadaver

Cadaver

With Cadaver, Netflix presents us with its first Norwegian film. Here we sense great ambitions and the plot and first scenes are quite promising – unfortunately it does not quite hold up.   Norway is in ruins after a nuclear holocaust, the cities are destroyed and polluted; those who have survived the disaster are fighting … Read more

Bruce Springsteen: Letter to You

Just over a year after his previous album, the wonderfully smoooooth California-pop-meets-country Western Stars, the 71-year-old rocker from New Jersey is set to release yet another album.   Writer’s block There’s a slightly unusual “origin story” behind Letter to You. During one of Bruce Springsteen’s 236 (!) Broadway shows (2017-2018) a fan gifted him an … Read more

The Undoing

The Undoing S01

The series champion David E. Kelley is behind the new HBO series where Danish Susanne Bier sits firmly in the Directors chair. Together they have created a very engaging thriller, The Undoing, with Kidman in great shape. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWoiNlLqLR8&t=39s   The rich play ground In a luxury apartment in Manhattan, the cancer surgeon Jonathan (Hugh Grant) … Read more

Enola Holmes

There is a lot you have not experienced in this world, such as that master detective Sherlock Holmes had a sister – and that was perhaps just fine? Netflix, based on Nancy Springer’s novel, has spun on the fascinating universe of Arthur Conan Doyle. Set at the end of the 19th century with technological advances … Read more

Togo

We have been to “The Big Apple” several times, and then passed the bronze statue of the husky dog Balto in Central Park. As children, we read with wide eyes the North of the Yukon (by the legendary Disney cartoonist Carl Barks), about the dog race to secure the vaccine for the remote city of … Read more

The Devil All the Time

The devil lurks in the dark! was a headline we recently used to characterize the intense thriller The Lighthouse, but you know how well it also describes this outrageous drama.   In the mid-1950s, war veteran Willard Russell (Bill Skarsgård) tries to create a life and start a family. His godly mother wants him to … Read more

Ratched S01

Most of us have once or twice woken up, drenched in sweat, a dark and insidious night, plagued by a terrible nightmare about Sister Ratched? The legacy of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” No? No bells ringing you say? Sister Ratched is one of the most iconic characters in film history. The icy, cynical … Read more