Tag Archives: Thomas Vinterberg

Michael Nyqvist 1960-2017

Swedish star Michael Nyqvist passed away yesterday at the age of 56. Only those who were close to him knew that he had cancer. International moviegoers will always remember him primarily as the investigative reporter Mikael Blomkvist in the Millennium franchise – and obviously as bad guys in Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011) and John Wick (2014). … Continue reading Michael Nyqvist 1960-2017

Far From the Madding Crowd

In 1870s England, Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan) inherits her uncle’s estate and finds herself courted by three very different men. This remake of the 1967 film shaves an hour off but finds its own way to tell the story of a proud woman in Victorian times who decides if and when she has any use … Continue reading Far From the Madding Crowd

Trespassing Bergman

Edited together (with partly new material) from a documentary series, this film examines (in chronological order) the career and films of Ingmar Bergman through the eyes of numerous prominent filmmakers and actors who have been more or less touched by the Master’s work. Some of them also visit the stark island in Sweden where Bergman … Continue reading Trespassing Bergman