Tags » Ingmar Bergman

Kickin' It Old School . . .

From time to time, I’ve felt the urge to be current: which novelists should I be reading? What is the music I’d be listening to if I was 22 instead of 52? 284 more words

Fanny and Alexander Review

“It is tangible, but immeasurable,” says one character of Ingmar Bergman’s film ‘Fanny and Alexander’ (1982) as they look into the eyes of a new born babe. 1,072 more words


Ingmar Bergman and Solitude

Just stumbled upon a good article about the importance of solitude in creativity.

At least for me, I know that solitude is of the utmost importance for my creativity.   795 more words



Call me a philistine but Thirst (1949) is the first Ingmar Berman film I’ve seen. Hmm. I can’t say I liked it, though there were shots that were captivating like when two young dancers are seen in a dressing room mirror and their grouchy teacher’s seen in the mirror beside it. 227 more words

New Year's Resolution Old Movie Challenge

Shame (1968, Ingmar Bergman)

Shame has three or four sections. Director Bergman doesn’t draw a lot of attention to the transition between the first parts, he hides it in the narrative. 303 more words


Film Review: "Ivan's Childhood" (1962)

I apologize if the following review doesn’t match up to the artistry of this film. Arthouse-type cinema is something of a new thing for me, starting a couple months back when I watched a couple of Bergman films. 888 more words


The Last Ten Movies I've Seen

  1. Wild Strawberries (Ingmar Bergman)
  2. Broadway Danny Rose (Woody Allen)
  3. Nashville (Robert Altman)
  4. I’m No Angel (Wesley Ruggles)
  5. All That Heaven Allows (Douglas Sirk)
  6. Charulata (Satyajit Ray)
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