28 maj 2016

27 maj 2016

Black crust....


..was a common view in the cities of Europe due to the combustion of fossil fuels. Today the air quality is so much better that buildings and statues covered with a black crust are a rarity.

24 maj 2016

DR Koncerthuset....


Copenhagen, 2009, by Jean Nouvel (click to enlarge)

Warning: Do not leave your seat in the darkness. You may not find your way back ! A bit too much design....and less function. A complicated building indeed.

Boomerang....

Laurent Lafitte and Mélanie Laurent

Life is a boomerang and secrets and lies are a bit like submersed cork.... 
A good film by François Fravat.

23 maj 2016

It's always sad


Danda 1992 - 2016

when the flowers leave the tree....so early

22 maj 2016

Scoxit....


..may become the result of Brexit

20 maj 2016

Childhood of a Leader....

Bérénice Bejo (the mother)

A peculiar film with a beautiful picture. Directed by Brady Corbet.

DR-byen....


The headquarters of the Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR). With the concert hall to the left (2009, by Jean Nouvel). 

18 maj 2016

Det Kongelige Teater - Skuespilhuset....


Copenhagen, 2008, by Boje Lundgaard and Lene Tranberg

Hotel Astoria....


Copenhagen, 1935, by Ole Falkentorp

15 maj 2016

Bryan Ferry at DR Koncertsalen....


Copenhagen, Koncerthuset, May 13, 2016

One day this gentleman will be missed....until then, his music still has good as ever; clever, melodic, intricate, and always with a touch of elegance and distance. Best in show: Avonmore, Virginia Plain, Jealous Guy, Oh Yeah, Take a Chance with Me....and all the rest.

See you soon again Mr. Ferry & Co...!

11 maj 2016

Fyrkanten....








Vargön, 1971, by Harry Almér

09 maj 2016

Gander International Airport....

(click to enlarge)

From a era when boarding a plane was a luxury....and refuelling a need.

08 maj 2016

05 maj 2016

Bryan Ferry Live 2015....


Recorded during the 2015 Avonmore Tour....and actually, BF first solo live album (!). A precious CD loaded with pearls. 

04 maj 2016

Bryan Ferry at Gothia Towers....


Göteborg, May 3, 2016

Bryan Ferry - Vocals & Keyboards
Paul Beard - Band leader & Keyboards
Jacob Quistgaard - Guitar
Neil Hubbard - Guitar
Jimmy Sims - Bass
Jorja Chalmers - Saxophones & Keyboards
Luke Bullen - Drums
Lucy Wilkins - Violin
Fonzi Thornton - Backing Vocals
   Bobbie Gordon - Backing Vocal

Best in show: Stronger Through the Years, Take a Chance with Me....and all the rest.
Jorja Chalmers handles the instrument with perfection in Tara, and Fonzi shines through the whole evening (he is truly a showman). Great music Mr. Ferry !
Pity with such a boring audience with lack of energy.  

See you again in Copenhagen....

27 april 2016

Comme un avion....


Follow the dream but take it easy with the absinthiana....

22 april 2016

Eye in the sky....


Intelligence and war in a shape of video game. The mode of suffering is still the same, but far away from the firing button. A film by Gavin Hood with an overplaying Helen Mirren. Allan Rickman`s last film....

17 april 2016

John Cleese at Konserthuset.....

"last time to see me before i die"



bad photo..(use your imagination)..and goodbye Mr. Fawlty !

A trip (and a laugh) through Python, Fawlty Towers, sex, race, violence, death and political correctness. We got to see his favorite scene throughout Fawlty Towers, the one with Luan Peters and the switcher....and I fully agree with that. Two hours of quality entertainment. 

" a sense of humor....is a sense of proportion"

Jardim Botânico Tropical....


15 april 2016

Cassiano Branco, 1937....


Avenida Columbano Bordalo Pinheiro, 87 (demolished)

14 april 2016

El Clan....


Human (violent) behavior in the suburbs of understanding. The heavy legacy of an evil system. A film by Pablo Trapero with an ice cold Guillermo Francella.

07 april 2016

Spring....


..Jardim Botânico Tropical 

14 mars 2016

Le tout nouveau testament....


..Pili Groyne as Ea

The idea of "deathleaks" is interesting....and would change life dramatically (for the better ?). "God" as a male is apparently the source of the problem....but nothing charming Ea couldn`t solve. A film by Jaco van Dormael....(was the creation process enhanced by any substance ?)

10 mars 2016

Spotlight....


A good film ....but next time I will avoid the candy-bag-rustling-popcorn-chewing-movie-theater-for-disturbing-people.

06 mars 2016

Deutschland 83....


..Jonas Nay as Martin

..highly recommendable !

27 februari 2016

Helge Zimdal....


Kungsportsavenyn 34, 1960

Recently restored with brand new oak windows. Credit to Wallenstam for the expenses and good taste.

26 februari 2016

"Brooklyn"....


Saoirse Ronan as Eilis..

Maybe....she can get an Oscar for her role !? 

14 februari 2016

Buon San Valentino....

                                       M....

11 februari 2016

Roma, Roma....


..beautiful city....

06 februari 2016

Direction for a another path....


"The best of Joy Division" 

"They were complaining about the cold"....Joy Division, by Kevin Cummins, on the Princess Parkway, Hulme, Manchester, 6 January 1979.

05 februari 2016

Kamsar....


February 4, photo: C. Amorim

31 januari 2016

Creating illusions....

(click to enlarge)

.and Fritz Lang on the left side directing the chaos.