Quick Take: A PIECE OF MY HEART
Malin Åkerman’s rapport with Jonas Karlsson in her first Swedish leading role is attractive – and so are the summer locations.
Quick Take: THE TWO POPES
Frequently engrossing and entertaining, aided by flashbacks, a sense of humor and changing locations.
Quick Take: PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE
Lovingly and honestly acted by the two leads, and vividly staged.
Review: DOCTOR ZHIVAGO
One of director David Lean’s most popular films and it is undeniably a great romantic classic.
Quick Take: A CHRISTMAS PRINCE: THE ROYAL BABY
One gets the feeling that the filmmakers are mocking their audience; so much here is embarrassing.
Quick Take: JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL
While the film offers a few wild chases in 3D, and the sight of Dwayne Johnson finding his inner Danny DeVito, it also has a story running on empty.
Review: SIR ARNE’S TREASURE
This was an ambitious project for its time, its harsh exteriors filmed at several locations in Sweden.
Quick Take: HOLIDAY RUSH
The story goes through a series of crises that are as predictable as the budding romance between the widowed DJ and his crafty producer.