Another Round (2020)

THOMAS VINTERBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB Original Title: Druk Denmark/Sweden/Netherlands, 2020. Zentropa Entertainments, Film i Vast, Zentropa International Sweden, Topkapi Films, Zentropa International Netherlands, Det Danske Filminstitut, TV2 Danmark, Eurimages, Nederlands Filmfonds, Svenska Filminstitutet, Netherlands Film Production Incentive, Zentropa Productions 2, MEDIA Programme of the European Union. Screenplay by Thomas Vinterberg, Tobias Lindholm….

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The Cave (2019)

FERAS FAYYAD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5 Denmark/Germany/France/United Kingdom/USA/Qatar/Syria, 2019. Danish Documentary Production, National Geographic, TV2 Danmark, Sudwestrundfunk, Doha Film Institute, Sun Yat-Sen Cultural Foundation, International Media Support, Det Danske Filminstitut, Docs Up Fund, Normandy for Peace, Ma.Ja.De Filmproduktion, Hecat Studio, Madam Films. Screenplay by Alisar Hasan, Feras Fayyad. Cinematography by Mohammad Eyad, Samer…

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That Time Of Year (2018)

PAPRIKA STEEN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  Original title:  Den tid på året  Denmark, 2018. Nordisk Film Production, Det Danske Filminstitut, FilmFyn, TV2 Danmark.  Screenplay by Jakob Weis.  Produced by Mikael Chr. Rieks.  Music by Jeppe Kaas.  Production Design by Lasse Strøm. Costume Design by Stine Gudmundsen-Holmgreen.  Film Editing by Jacob Thuesen.  Toronto International Film Festival 2018.   Anyone who has watched The Family Stone, Home…

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All Things Fair (1995)

BO WIDERBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Original title:  Lust Och Fagring Stor Sweden/Denmark, 1995.  Per Holst Filmproduktion, Det Danske Filminstitut, Nordisk Film- & TV-Fond, Svenska Filminstitutet, Egmont, TV2 Danmark, SVT Drama.  Screenplay by Bo Widerberg.  Cinematography by Morten Bruus.  Produced by Per Holst.  Production Design by Palle Arestrup.  Costume Design by Renette Bengtsson, Asa Broms, Lotta Petersson, Birthe Qualmann, Nicklas Ostergren.  Film Editing by…

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Fear X (2003)

NICOLAS WINDING REFN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Denmark/Canada/United Kingdom/Brazil, 2003.  American Entertainment Investors, Det Danske Filminstitut, Fear X Ltd., Moviehouse Entertainment, NWR Film Productions, Nordisk Film, TV2 Danmark.  Screenplay by Nicolas Winding Refn, Hubert Selby Jr..  Cinematography by Larry Smith.  Produced by Henrik Danstrup.  Music by Brian Eno, Dean Landon, J. Peter Schwalm.  Production Design by Peter De Neergaard.  Costume…

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Manslaughter

BB.5 (out of 5) Original title:  Drabet University professor Jesper Christensen finds himself in a lot of hot water when the student with whom he has been carrying on an affair gets herself arrested for manslaughter. She and a couple of her political activist classmates raid a weapons manufacturing plant as a protest against warfare, but…

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Why We Fight

EUGENE JARECKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.   Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki has created an engrossing, intelligent and fascinating documentary about the history of American warfare in the twentieth century and beyond. Beginning with Eisenhower’s farewell speech warning Americans of the ‘military/industrial complex’, it continues on to show how Eisehower’s fears of an emphasis on military defense…

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