Tagged ‘Sweden‘

Deep Elm Records Sign Cinematic Post-rock Duo U137


Adam Tornblad and Oscar Gullbrandsen of Deep Elm’s Moonlit Sailor have a side project called U137. They are yet another “cinematic post-rock” artist that the label has signed along with Moonlit Sailor, Lights & Motion, and Dorena. As a long time fan of Explosions In The Sky, I’m not complaining…though I do worry about over-saturation. The album, Dreamer On The Run is set to release on August 20th, 2013. Stay tuned to The Backstage Pass podcast as I’m sure I’ll be featuring them soon.

See the full press release  below:

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Movie Review: Let The Right One In

Låt den rätte komma in (Let The Right One In)

Rating: ★★★★★ 

Directed By: Tomas Alfredson

Starring: Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson

Screenplay: John Ajvide Lindqvist (based on his novel)

Plot Synopsis:

Oskar is a 12 year-old schoolboy from a sleepy Swedish suburb who longs to stand up to a group of bullies making his life hell. When he gets a new and unusual neighbour in the form of a young girl called Eli, she holds a secret that may be just what Oskar needs to make his stand. But as he begins to fall for her, dark consequences lie ahead. (TrailerAddict)


Horror movies are generally known for their unsettling content, the gore, monsters or sense of dread.  Rarely are they known for their stillness and beauty.  Tomas Alfredson‘s Let The Right One In, based on the novel of the same name (LÃ¥t den rätte komma in in Swedish) by John Ajvide Lindqvist, is a rare film that combines all the above.  I have never seen a horror film as beautiful as Let The Right One In.

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