Show Me Cinema #1: The Man on the Roof (1976)

Anyone who is Swedish will know that we have no shortage of crime or detective fiction. Film, television and literature has been dominated by the genre for at least 50 years and it’s still going strong. Many of them are almost interchangeable with one another and aren’t terribly interesting. But few of them are asContinue reading “Show Me Cinema #1: The Man on the Roof (1976)”

Children of Men (2006): The Importance of Hope

What would you do if there simply was no hope whatsoever? Many would probably answer that it’s better to fight for a better tomorrow and that things and circumstances can always change for the better. But what would you do if there simply was no hope for a tomorrow, or more precisely, no tomorrow forContinue reading “Children of Men (2006): The Importance of Hope”