Articles tagged ulrich thomsen

The Thing (2011): Bringing Quiet Tones and Space Vaginas Back from the ‘80s

Matthijs van Heinjningen Jr.'s prequel to John Carpenter's The Thing summons the chilly vibe and the cinema-sexual psychoanalytic undertone of the best of '80s genre cinema. It's only the generic modern "female empowerment" story that seems dated.

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Fear Me Not (Den du frygter)

Fear Me Not offers an incessant, elegant visual rendering of Mikael's midlife dilemma.

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13 Feb 2009 // 4:45 AM

The International

Tom Tykwer's thriller shrewdly introduces Lou (Clive Owen) as he observes rather than acts.

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22 Oct 2007 // 9:59 PM

Allegro

In Allegro, Boe's semi-direct rip-off of Gondry's vastly superior (and let's face it, much more intelligent) film, there is simply no one worth feeling anything about.

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29 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Inheritance (2003)

In Ulrich Thomsen's brilliantly minimalist performance we see the dissolution of a weak man, a man unable to muster the self-possession necessary to control his own destiny.

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6 Sep 2002 // 12:00 AM

Mostly Martha (2001)

Where last year's 'Amélie' was criticized for presenting an idealized France... 'Mostly Martha'> has to be one of the least German movies ever to come out of Germany.

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Counterbalance: Pink Floyd's 'Wish You Were Here'

// Sound Affects

"Come in here, dear boy, have a cigar. You're gonna go far, just like the 207th most acclaimed album of all time, Pink Floyd's Wish You Were Here.

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