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A Look Into the Pensieve | The Velvet Café
Post at 2011/07/20 | Uncategorized
It was one of those days of despair. The cancer was raging uncontrolled in the stomach of my 56 year old father and I can only imagine the agony he felt as he approached …
Sparkles of Nostalgia | The Velvet Café
Post at 2011/07/20 | Uncategorized
So, here’s the deal: I was 11 years old in 1979, when this movie takes place. Blondie, Walkman players and the nuclear accident in Harrisburg isn’t just something from the history;  It’s a part …
I Beg Your Pardon? | The Velvet Café
Post at 2011/07/20 | Uncategorized
There has been a debate going on in the Filmspotting forums where I hang around, about the habit of playing the movie at double speed, which some forum dwellers have confessed they have. “What’s …
Sometimes a Kiss is All What You Really Want | The Velvet Café
Post at 2011/07/20 | Uncategorized
There are moments in life when you’d rather switch off your brain. Stop thinking. Just go for the kiss. Hanna is that kind of movie. It tastes deliciously as long as you don’t pay …
Seventeen Year Old Léon Still Going Strong | The Velvet Café
Post at 2011/07/20 | Uncategorized
Action movies isn’t normally a genre I’m drawn to. I suppose I’m a little bit too squishy and most of the time the violence in them just makes me feel sick. But Léon blew …
V Fails to Win My Heart | The Velvet Café
Post at 2011/07/20 | Uncategorized
I’m afraid that this is one of those occasions when I disagree completely with the reviewers of IMDB. There are quite a few of them in the case of V for Vendetta – 1904, …
A Dark and Honest Survival Story | The Velvet Café
Post at 2011/07/20 | Uncategorized
I am probably one of the most experienced mountain climbers you’ve ever encountered. I’ve been to Mount Everest, where I heroically singlehandedly saved a number of other climbers from a certain death in the …
Fighting With Laughter Rather Than With Guns | The Velvet Café
Post at 2011/07/20 | Uncategorized
“The laughter died in my throat”, wrote one of the major newspapers and gave Four Lions a pretty bad review in the beginning of this year. It came up in the cinemas quite shortly …
Fearless Young Women | The Velvet Café
Post at 2011/07/20 | Uncategorized
I know it’s a little bit silly and childish, but I can’t help feeling a little put off when a movie gets unanimous praise from just about the entire corps of critics. You know, …
The Way to Get the Buzz Going | The Velvet Café
Post at 2011/07/20 | Uncategorized
I doubt there are many people who live outside of Sweden who ever will hear of the movie “Behind Blue Skies”. While it has been shown on at least film festivals in North America …