spnkng: Film take-up of the stage musical Chess by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulveaus.
Fantastic music and interesting story about love, the cold war and the opression and tyranny of the soviet regime as late as in the 80´s.
spnkng: The 1996 swedish advent calendar. Humorous, touching and cute story about the Olsson family, the two castle ghosts, two thievs, some crazy elves and a secret about the Count of the castle hidden for centruies.
You must watch this one!
spnkng: A fantastic story about the everyday life of two girls in the early 1900:s.
Unlike most of Astrid Lindgrens stories, Madicken tells the story of the more wealthy people and their meeting with the poor instead of vice versa.
The November Man Year: 2014 Country: USA Genre: Action / Crime / Thriller Review: An ex-CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect. - IMDb
Soft Year: 2006 Country: UK Genre: Short / Drama Review: A man gets home from work, shouts some complaints at Scott, his teen son who's upstairs, and heads to a mini-mart for a pint of milk. There he's accosted, harassed, and jeered by six youths in hooded sweatshirts, and he's punched by their leader, a budding sociopath in white. Dad walks home. The gang trails about a block behind. At home, Scott confesses he was in a fight today but didn't hit back. His father tells him that he must defend himself, then does nothing when the gang arrives in front of their home and starts hollering and throwing things. Finally dad goes outside. Is that going to be it? - IMDb
El camino Year: 2008 Country: USA Genre: Drama Review: Elliot, 31, a product of the Washington D.C. foster care system, has spent most of his life moving from place to place. When he is contacted by Matthew, a childhood friend from "the system" dying of cancer, Elliot goes to be by his side. At the funeral, he meets Gray and Lily, two friends of Matthew, both aimless in their present lives. Motivated by their sense of loss, and personal anger, Gray, Lily and Elliot steal Matthew's ashes and take them to Mexico. As the three travelers journey cross-country with Matthew's urn in tow, they are forced to confront their own sense of family, identity and future. Set against the changing American landscape, EL CAMINO follows these characters as they search for themselves in a country that has lost it's own identity. Gray, the wayward son of a prominent D.C. family, has left his pregnant girlfriend. He is angry, volatile and fearful of commitment. Lily is Matthew's ex-girlfriend. Unbeknownst to her parents, she has dropped out of college and become an exotic dancer. Lost in alcohol and pills she longs for her mother's approval. Elliot is outside the cultural mainstream. He carries a suitcase filled with documents and mementos of his life. An explorer of human experience, he interviews and videotapes people he meets. Haunted by dreams of his mother's drowning, Elliot struggles to find his place in the world. EL CAMINO is a humorous and compassionate film about friendship, family, and search for self in today's American landscape. - IMDb
La linea Year: 2009 Country: Mexico USA Genre: Action / Crime / Drama / Thriller Review: The story centers around veteran assassin Mark Shields as he tracks down, Pelon, the elusive head of the Salazar Crime Cartel. Through twists of fate, Shields ends up with a local woman, Olivia who is also fighting her own demons for the sake of her daughter. Set in the rich and atmospheric backdrop of Tijuana, Mexico, La Linea (The Line) is full of action, drama and finds its soul in the plight of the characters that inhabit the most dangerous city in North America. - IMDb
Crossbow Year: 2007 Country: Australia Genre: Short / Drama Review: A kid. His mum and dad. The sex and drugs. And the boy next door who watched the whole thing unravel. - IMDb
Cirkus v cirkuse Year: 1976 Country: Czechoslovakia Soviet Union Genre: Comedy / Family
The Maze Runner Year: 2014 Country: USA Genre: Action / Mystery / Sci-Fi / Thriller Review: Thomas wakes up in an elevator, remembering nothing but his own name. He emerges into a world of about 60 teen boys who have learned to survive in a completely enclosed environment, subsisting on their own agriculture and supplies. A new boy arrives every 30 days. The original group has been in "The Glade" for two years, trying to find a way to escape through the Maze that surrounds their living space. They have begun to give up hope. Then a comatose girl arrives with a strange note, and their world begins to change. There are some great, fast-paced action scenes, particularly those involving the nightmarish Grievers who plague the boys. - IMDb