Theater of Cruelty

Tommy Lørdahl

Lørdahl is a journalist, critic, DJ and regular writer in Ny Tid.

Love letters to the audience

Barry Jenkins' latest film is a strong love story from the 1970 years of Harlem, based on a novel by James Baldwin.

Dazzlingly beautiful and poetic with melancholy moments

The Oslo Cinematheque kicks off the new year with the showing of Japanese anime. Film of the month in January 2019 is Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms by Mari Okanda.

Six acts and an epilogue in a divided Berlin

The horror opera classic Suspiria has been re-recorded. The year is 1977, the city is Berlin, and Helena Markos Tanzkompanie seduces and fills dreams with horror and horror.

Memories in need of space and time

Rome examines the social hierarchy of 70 century Mexico, and reveals how intertwined class and ethnicity are. The film is director Alfonso Cuarón's most personal – and best – to date.

Iggy Pop about John Waters

In connection with the screening of Cry Baby in Cannes in 1990, Tommy Lørdal interviewed Iggy Pop (b. 1947) about his relationship with Waters and his films. This was previously unpublished:

Skeiv september

Oslo / Fusion and Cinemateket warm up for this year's film festival with a series of John Waters films. In addition to a film festival in September, Oslo will host the crude concert of the year: Christeene and The Boyz.