Viewer’s Discretion: ‘Deutschland 83,’ ‘Deutschland 86,’ and ‘Skyggenes Dal’

‘DEUTSCHLAND 83,’ ‘DEUTSCHLAND 86’ (SUNDANCE) The final years of East Germany — or, more properly, the German Democratic Republic — have proven fertile ground for German television, partially, it seems, as an act of atonement. But it’s also a period rich in political corruption, espionage, human drama and cautionary tales about the limits of control that lends itself to [...]

Musical Thingarium 02.28.17

Music from Iceland and Norway 1 Inni mer syngur vitleysingur by Sigur Ros 2 FF Ekki CC by Benni Hemm Hemm 3 Guilty Rocks by Mum 4 Babbage by Apparat Organ Quartet 5 Katta Rokkar by Bjork 6 Cold Summer by Seabear 7 Weird Friendless Kid by Emilliana Torrini 8 Horfid by Lay Low 9 [...]