Reviews

21 Oktober, 2016
THE SHOP ON THE HIGH STREET, the classic. In English. Web exclusive.
HIGH NOON, the classic. In English. Web exclusive.

16 September, 2016
THE BEATLES: EIGHT DAYS A WEEK – THE TOURING YEARS, film review. In English. Web exclusive.

12 Februari, 2016
SPOTLIGHT, film review. In English. Web exclusive.

20 November, 2015
GÜEROS, film review. In English. Web exclusive.

13 November, 2015
2 x MAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA, bluray review of the American and British releases of Dziga Vertov’s experimental documentary classic + loads of extras. In English. Web exclusive

2 October, 2015
THE MARTIAN, film review. In English. Web only.

25 September, 2015
SONG OF THE SEA, film review. In English. Web exclusive.

18 September, 2015
SICARIO, film review. In English. Web exclusive.

7 August, 2015
JIMMY’S HALL, film review. In English. Web exclusive.

11 June, 2015
JURASSIC WORLD, film review. In English. Web only.

13 April, 2015
A MOST VIOLENT YEAR, film review in English. Web site only.

11 April, 2015
BLOG #14. In English. Blackfish, Bus 174, Life Itself, The Killing, God Told Me To, A Simple Plan, Mikey & Nicky, Tombstone, The Greatest Show on Earth, Tusk.

30 March, 2015
CITIZENFOUR, film review in English. Web site only.

30 January, 2015
KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE, film review in English. Web site only.

1 January, 2015
MY BEST OF AND MOST OVERRATED LISTS OF 2014 together with lists by my colleagues at Film International. (Eng.)

13 December, 2014
TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT, film review (BD/DVD) in English. Web site only.

4 April, 2014
NOAH  film review in English. Web site only.

22 January, 2014
ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S AMERICA (Eng) by Murray Pomerance,  book review in Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, vol. 34, no. 1, 2014, pp. 178-179.

23 December, 2013
PROJECTING TOMORROW: SCIENCE FICTION AND POPULAR CULTURE (Eng) by James Chapman & Nicholas J. Cull, book review in Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 180-181.

10 April, 2013
NAZISPLOITATION! THE NAZI IMAGE IN LOW-BROW CINEMA AND CULTURE (Eng) by Daniel H. Magilow, Kristin T. Van Der Lugt & Elizabeth Bridges (eds.),  book review in Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 176-178.

25 September, 2010
THE MABUSE TRILOGY, review of The Complete Fritz Lang Mabuse DVD Box Set. Published in Film International, vol. 8, no. 5, 2010, pp. 70—73.

25 May, 2009
BOND REVISED, book review of James Chapman’s Licence to Thrill: A Cultural History of the James Bond Films (second revised edition). Published in Film International, vol. 7, no. 3, 2009, pp.73—74.

1 October, 2006
THE HISTORIAN-FILMMAKER’S DILEMMA: HISTORICAL DOCUMENTARIES IN SWEDEN IN THE ERA OF HÄGER AND VILIUS, book review of David Ludvigsson’s dissertation in Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 633-634.

1 August, 2006
THE HORROR FILM, book review of Stephen Prince’s 2004 anthology of texts on the genre. Published in Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 448-450.

25 January, 2006
A FISTFUL OF DVDS, review of a number of DVD releases such as Looney Tunes Golden Collection, Edison: The Invention of Movies, Avantgarde, Lars von Trier’s Europe Trilogy, The Kingdom, David Cronenberg’s The Fly and Emile de Antonio’s The Year of the Pig. Published in Film International, vol. 4, no. 1, 2006, pp. 6—12.
DVD SHORT TAKES, short reviews of DVDs such as Land of the Dead, Over the Edge, The Corporation, Box of the Banned, The Yes Men and many more. Published in Film International, vol. 4, no. 1, 2006, pp. 75—77.

25 July, 2005
SIN CITY, film review. Published in Film International, no. 16, 2005:4, pp. 58—59.

25 March, 2005
A FISTFUL OF DVDS, review of DVD releases of films by Fritz Lang and Ingmar Bergman. Published in Film International, no. 14, 2005:2, pp. 56—57.

25 January, 2005
A FISTFUL OF DVDS, review of DVD releases such as The Battle of Algiers, Capturing the Friedmans and The Manchurian Candidate. Published in Film International, no. 13, 2005:1, pp. 65—66.

25 May, 2004
FILM, FAITH AND CULTURAL CONFLICT: THE CASE OF MARTIN SCORSESE’S THE LAST TEMPTATION OF CHRIST & THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST, book and film review published in Film International, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 64-66.

25 January, 2004
THE HONEYMOON KILLERS, DVD review published in Film International, vol. 2, no. 1, p. 66.

25 March, 2003
FASCINATING FASCISM, film review essay of Zhang Yimou’s Hero. Published i Film International, vol. 1, no. 3, 2003 (#3), pp. 48-51.
WHEN THE CULTURAL PAGES OF DAGENS NYHETER TOOK SIDES WITH A DICTATORSHIP, my lost-and-found diary about the absurd debate in Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter that followed on my publication of the essay. Originally published at the journal’s web site: filmint.nu. It includes my two replies in the debate. One reply was printed, one was banned.