It’s pretty fun! (for a while)
A manipulation of the most sordid kind.
A pretty good movie, sure.
I grew up listening to my mom read Beatrix Potter’s beloved twenty-three children’s tales. I cherish distinct memories of, in the middle of a snowy day, sitting sprawled out in front of the wood stove with The Tale of Peter Rabbit or The Tale of Jeremy Fisher, my two favorites, open on the living room […]
In this anachronistic period piece about Medieval nuns and witches, the merkin budget is high.
And that is saying something.
Fighting against becoming what you were made to be. With lots of violence, too.
Style and urgency and sheer fun from start to finish.
“I’m just a guy who keeps a strip of civilization open through the wilderness for the people.” So says Nils Dickman (Stellan Skarsgård) in In Order of Disappearance. He drives a snowplow in the wild parts of Norway, and he is an immigrant to the country he now works in. He is successful, his life is […]