Becky Ohlsen is a freelance writer and critic living in Portland, Oregon. She writes travel guidebooks for Lonely Planet, mainly about Sweden and the Pacific Northwest, and reviews movies, books, food and miscellany for anyone who’ll let her. Favorite films include Brotherhood of the Wolf, The Way of the Gun, and everything by Wong Kar Wai except My Blueberry Nights (obviously). Pet peeves include artificial sweetener and the use of “ur” to indicate “you’re” or “your.” Becky earned a master’s degree through NYU’s Cultural Reporting and Criticism program shortly after the death of journalism and is now working on a book about motorcycles and the appeal of risk.
Movie Review: “Sound of Noise”
Posted March 28, 2012 by Becky Ohlsen
Directed by Ola Simonsson, Johannes Stjärne Nilsson; starring Bengt Nilsson, Sanna Persson Rated R Now showing at Living Room Theaters I haven’t seen any local reviews of this movie, but I can’t say I’m entirely surprised. It’s a Swedish art comedy (already a troubling prospect) about a frumpy policeman named Amadeus Warnebring (Bengt Nilsson, essentially the… More