The staging and framing are often A+; the writing too on-the-nose (probably one offscreen death too many).
― recriminations from the nitpicking woke (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Wednesday, 5 June 2019 10:27 (one month ago) link
I reckon he takes quite a lot of risks with that script, hence maybe why you feel it's on-the-nose.
It does feel like Bergman is doing a session of psychoanalysis and ends up breaking people lol.
― xyzzzz__, Wednesday, 5 June 2019 10:59 (one month ago) link
was Summer With Monika really the film that made US critics/audiences recognize that Sweden had a more sexually liberated culture? if so, that’s interesting
― Dan S, Saturday, 6 July 2019 01:00 (one week ago) link
I loved Smiles of a Summer Night
― Dan S, Saturday, 13 July 2019 23:31 (three days ago) link
That was a new one to me when I got the criterion set, and it's probably my favorite find, absolutely delightful.
― Mario Meatwagon (Moodles), Sunday, 14 July 2019 04:11 (two days ago) link
his best comedy - his only good comedy? the ones I've seen (Waiting Women and All These Women) are terrible
― flappy bird, Sunday, 14 July 2019 05:16 (two days ago) link
Have never seen The Devils's Eye, is that a bad comedy too?
― Zeuhl Idol (Matt #2), Sunday, 14 July 2019 08:51 (two days ago) link
I'd like to hear any review of The Devil's Eye, one of the very few classic period Bergmans I've not seen.
HIs birthday today - 101
― Josefa, Sunday, 14 July 2019 14:22 (two days ago) link