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  • I'll Be Alone After Midnight

    I'll Be Alone After Midnight

    ★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I’ll Be Alone After Midnight is a silly musical farce which is slightly more interesting as the screenplay and script was written in part by Henri-Georges Clouzot along with Pierre-Gilles Veber.

    Mireille Perrey is sick of her husband’s continual adultery and decides she must take revenge. Killing him is out of the question because juries nowadays (1931) are just not buying that crime passionnel defence so she determines she must have a tit for tat affair with someone else. Neighbour…

  • Bergman's Reliquarium

    Bergman's Reliquarium

    ★★★★

    Bergmans Reliquarium is a music video of sorts for the Swedish singer/songwriter Veronica Maggio. It’s a kind of mash-up of Bergman imagery (cf. Róisín Murphy’s Evil Eyes) and is quite well done I think. There are a couple of cringey pop video bits but it’s good on the whole and is extra interesting for being filmed in part in Bergman’s home on Fårö and involving Bergman actresses Gunnel Lindblom, Pernilla August, and Lena Olin, with Ewa Fröling’s daughter Tilde Fröling and Jarl Kulle’s daughter Maria Kulle recreating roles played by their parents - oh, and there’s one shot from one of yer actual Bergman movies too!

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