Tag Archives: Ruben Ostlund

THE SQUARE: ambitious, brilliant and almost cohesive

The Square, the social satire from Swedish writer-director Ruben Östlund is one of the most ambitious movies of the year.  Often LOL funny, and just as often uncomfortable, The Square hits moments of triumph that would constitute a great movie … Continue reading

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DVD/Stream of the Week: FORCE MAJEURE – some things you just can’t get past

In the droll Swedish dramedy Force Majeure, a smugly affluent family of four vacations at an upscale ski resort in the French Alps. The wife explains to a friend that they take the vacation because otherwise the husband never sees … Continue reading

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