Last week was a turning point for live events here in Sweden. After 6 months during which the largest audience for any kind of cultural or sporting event was eight people, the restrictions have now been eased and 50 socially distanced people are now permitted. Not enough to generate much income, but definitely a step in the right direction for those in the culture sector.
Time for a cinema thread! here’s a place for some meanderings on cinema present, cinema past, cinema future.
Adieu les cons! (Bye bye morons!) is a wickedly funny, 2020 French road movie by Albert Dupontel which I saw as a preview at the weekend. I‘ll tell you more later.
Hiveminders! What are the new films that you are looking forward to seeing at the cinema? Which movies should we all be looking out for?
Farväl fåtöljerna!!(Swedish for Goodbye cinema seats). Last week, some geezers came to Biograf Reflexen in Kärrtorp where I am a volunteer and removed almost all the seating. After 40 years of noble service to the bottoms of Stockholm, they are off to that great multiplex in the sky. I got a little sentimental and cinematic memories came thick and fast. (The » Continue Reading.