Nie yin niang – The Assassin 

Lives up to all the reports of looking beautiful. And all the reports of sparse/incomprehensible plot. On balance, I was OK with the latter because of the former while I was watching it, but don't feel like I could sit through it again. The slower pace allows time for some beautiful cinematography, so the best … Continue reading Nie yin niang – The Assassin 

Krigen – A War

The first two-thirds of this story try (and to a large extent succeed) in putting the viewer very definitely in a war, or at least our protagonists' portion of a war. It's dangerous, loud, confusing - we don't know who we can trust, who's being used, how safe it is to put one foot in … Continue reading Krigen – A War