Author Archives : Amanda Tosto

Right on time


The Handmaid’s Tale is a very well made adaptation that captures the core of the novel, thanks to Elisabeth Moss’s strong performance as the lead Offred and Alexis Bledel as Ofglen. Though it’s uncomfortable to watch it is just what we need in this unstable political climate. In 1985 Margaret Atwood wrote what would become a dystopian classic. And when…

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Beauty and the Beast: There is something there that wasn’t there before


Disney’s big live- action adaption of the 1991 classic Beauty and the Beast brings an amazing nostalgia trip that will guarantee you to love the tale as old as time. It has it’s flaws, but there is definitely something there to enjoy for the whole family. Emma Watson, famous for playing Hermione in the Harry Potter franchise and for her…

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Logan- the masterful return of the American western


Already ranked as the 42nd best film ever made by IMDB users Logan is a beautiful farewell letter to Hugh Jackman’s iconic Wolverine. In a unique mix of the classical western- and modern superhero genre Wolverine gets the dignified exit he deserves. In 2021 mutants are risking extinction. Despite being a self- healing mutant the character Logan (Hugh Jackman) is visibly…

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You won’t believe what may happen to Sweden


Tonight’s the night. All the brightest stars gather at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood to see who’s the best in the business. It’s the night of the Academy Awards and Sweden is in the game. Tonight at the 89:th Academy Awards Sweden has 4 chances of getting a golden statue: Linus Sandgren for best cinematography; A Man Called Ove for best foreign…

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Make sure not to miss these three films this weekend!


Monday is almost over and so is the monday blues. It’s time to celebrate and what would be better than doing just so than going to the cinema and watch some awesome films. Here’s the films that critics are raving about and that you simply cannot miss- there’s even one for every night this weekend.   Friday – La La Land Kickstart…

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The Importance of Being Honest


Aren’t you tired of movie trailers? They promise that every movie will be the best one ever, but we know that that is (almost always) a blatant lie. Lucky Honest Movie Trailers is here to save us.  Honest Movie Trailers does exactly what you think, they are honest. If a movie is ridiculous they will let you know, all while giving you a…

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Do we live in an episode of Black Mirror?


After the American election you might have seen people write all over social media that we now live in an episode of Black Mirror. And it might not be that far fetched. But what does it mean? The British anthology series Black Mirror explores the dark side of humanity in a near, and high tech, dystopian future. But the truth…

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Do you have to be mad to vote for a madman?


It’s been four days since Donald Trump became President- elect of the United States and the world seems to be in a state of shock. Before the election the Swedish duo Filip and Fredrik ventured to the town in America where Trump has the strongest support and asked themselves: Do you have to be mad to vote for a madman?…

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Get ready for a magic carpet ride


Disneyland is known for being “the happiest place on earth”. And if you go there you will understand the saying: you see little children meeting their favorite Disney characters, everyone seems to have a smile on their face and as the park is located in the Golden State the sun is (almost) always shining. But what happens when the sun…

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Have you ever dreamt of being the heroine in a fairytale?


Growing up with Disney I think most of us have. My Modern Met has recently published a piece about the couple Victoria Yore and Terrence Drysdale are currently traveling the world taking fairytale like photos that they have turned into a photo series called Follow Me Away, and they are living the fairy tale life. You can follow their adventures on their…

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