Copenhagen’s gone Mads, and the only person who can save it is…well, Mads.
It’s a Mads, Mads, Mads, Mads world.
Brrr! Is it chilly in here, or is it just Mads Mikkelsen on a killing spree that’d put most slasher all-time body counts to shame? (It’s chilly in here. It’s January. But Mikkelsen still rocks.)
Blacker than the blackest black times infinity.
Turns out that a bunch of actors did a lot of good acting in 2020, imagine that.
My familiarity with Danish comedy extends about as far as Mikkel Nørgaard’s Klown, the rom-coms of Lone Scherfig, and Adam’s Apples, Anders Thomas Jensen’s 2005 black comedy about the book of Job. Basically, I’m not especially well-versed on the subject, though I know enough to know that Mads Mikkelsen can actually be pretty damn funny when he feels …
It’s amazing what a second viewing of a film can do to alter one’s perception and reaction to it. A while back, in my review of Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn’s excellent Bronson, I mentioned my admiration for Valhalla Rising— his 2009 follow-up– in the body of the review itself as well as in discussions …