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The CPH Post Entertainment Guide | 7 – 13 December 2012

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Editor Ben Hamilton

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Film Editor Linn Lemhag

Regular contributors: Arun Sharma, Mark Walker, Aviaja Bebe, Rikke K Mathiassen, Sofie Gravers Jacobsen, Kasper R Guldberg, Bjarke Smith-Meyer Kevin Evancio, Franziska Bork Petersen, Jessica Hanley Elizabeth Dellapenna, Anee Jayaraj, Jaya Rao, Simon Cooper, Alexis Kunsak, Eric B Duckert, Pete Streader, Mihai Bica Guide Listings: Bonnie Fortune (art), Amy Strada (performance) Maria Antonietta Ricci (events and kids) Daniel van der Noon (music), Jessica O’Sullivan (TV) Information may be displayed for free at the editor’s discretion. Unrequested material is not returned. We do not take responsibility for changes and mistakes, but please contact the editor regarding misleading information at ben@cphpost.dk. Additionally, we welcome readers’ comments about any of the material published in InOut CPH. Copyright owned by CPHPOST.DK ApS [www.cphpost.dk]. InOut CPH was founded by Thomas Dalvang Fleurquin

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BEN HAMILTON

IT’S AT THIS time of year – normally when we have a week in which there’s very little, and I’m done writing about the weather (note to self: fire the next freelancer whose piece starts with a reference to how depressing winter is or hygge – hopefully the dismissal will prove to be the final straw) – that I like to look at the Oscar field and contemplate which films might drag me to the cinema over the next four months. Besides Quentin Tarantino’s Djano Unchained, which is an outsider to claim the big prize at 50/1, there aren’t too many immediately obvious choices, although I’m sure the pondlife out there will be thrilled to know that this year we can expect additions to the Die Hard, Iron Man, Star Trek, The Hangover, Superman and Kick-Ass franchises. The Oscar contenders, on the other hand, tend to be a safe bet and you might consider two films we’ve already reviewed, Ben Affleck’s Argo (11/4) and Clint Eastwood’s Trouble with the Curve (33/1), which will be joined later this month by Michael

Haneke’s Amour (release date: 20 December, 33/1) and Ang Lee’s Life of Pi (25 Dec, 11/1). Amour is about an 80s relationship (ageists beware, not the 1980s), while Life of Pi is about a man’s relationship with a tiger – it’s bound to end a tad sadly. In January we’ve got Benh Zeitlin’s fantastical Beasts of the Southern Wild (3 Jan, 33/1), Paul Thomas Anderson’s majestic The Master (31 Jan, 20/1) and Steven Spielberg’s epic biopic Lincoln (31 Jan, 3/1). The first is an amazing journey, the second apparently tails off a bit, while we know the third ends badly. In February, we’ve got Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty (7 Feb, 16/1), a dark horse about the hunt for Osama Bin Laden – it starts jihady and ends very badly. In March, we’ve got the favourite, Tom Hooper’s Les Miserables (21 March, 5/2), which will be bidding to become the first musical since Chicago to win the top prize, but will they dream the dream without Susan Boyle? And Derek Cianfrance’s The Place Beyond the Pines (28 March, 25/1) stars Ryan Gosling as a motorcycle stunt rider who … hang on a minute, a stunt driver again?! This can only head one way. And finally in April, we’ve got David O Russell’s romcom Silver Linings Playbook (25 Dec, 11/1), which will end a little gladly and sadly, but hopefully not too badly.

Among the crowd last year, a true believer. But that was 2011 - now she’s a Belieber and wants her ears pierced

Family Christmas Party

Marriott Hotel, Kalvebrod Brygge 5, Cph V; Sun 14:00-17:00; free adm, sign up at christmas@cphpost.dk LET’S FACE IT – spending the holiday season abroad can come with some surprises, especially in a country as custom-rooted as Denmark. The flood of mandatory cheer can bring on waves of homesickness, and in the absence of familiar traditions, the sheer presence of pickled herring or rødkål (red cabbage) are enough to leave any expat ready to flee for familiar shores. Here to brighten the season and demystify some of those classic Danish traditions is The Copenhagen Post’s Family Christmas Party, inviting holiday enthusiasts young and old to gather around the Christmas tree. Also hosted by Expat in Denmark and DTU, the festivities aim to bring together families both from around the globe and around Copenhagen. As is often true the world over, the kids run the show at this celebration. On the agenda for them – and also for those looking to bring the festive fare home – is

Performance Crazy Christmas Cabaret presents Hitchcock-Up!

Glassalen in Tivoli, Vesterbrogade 3, Cph V; ends Jan 12, performances Mon-Sat 19:30, Sat 15:00; tickets 100-370kr, www.teaterbilleter.dk; www. londontoast.dk This year, to celebrate 30 years of the CCC, the master of suspense is being reinvented by the mistress of suspenders. “I write the show about issues that are relevant to the public,” writer, director and leading lady Vivienne McKee told InOut. “And Hitchcock is as influential today as he was when he was alive. Just look at The Killing and Borgen.” The plot sees ‘Vivienne’ decide she’s had enough of the CCC and decide to adapt a longlost Hitchcock script. Her actors vow to dispense of her quickly. LL

a workshop in DIY decoration making. Haven’t mastered seasonal tongue-twisters like ‘glædelig jul’ quite yet? Not to worry – instructions will be provided both in English and Danish. And what would any Christmas party be without a special guest from up north? He’ll be stopping by later in the afternoon to dole out surprises to all the young expats. But it’s not just about Santa coming to town, suggests Lise Thomsen, the head of Expat in Denmark. For Thomsen, the party is an important chance for Copenhagen’s international community to blur the lines between work and socialising, expats and locals. “For Expat in Denmark, it is important to support an event like the Christmas party because it’s a way to give the whole family a possibility to network and enjoy themselves – in good company with other families in Denmark,” Thomsen said. “At the same time, they get an introduction to Danish Christmas ‘specialities’ like æbleskiver and gløgg and other traditional treats.” With snacks, mingling and networking, the afternoon is shaping up to

Semiramide (Semiramis)

Store Scene, Operaen, Ekvipagemestervej 10, Cph K; ends Jan 16; performances Mon & Wed 20:00; tickets 125-895kr, billet@kglteater.dk, 3369 6969; 240 mins, two intermissions; sung in Italian with Danish subs; www.kglteater.dk The swansong of his career in Italy, Semiramide is Gioachino Rossini’s operatic adaptation of a famous 1748 Voltaire tragedy. KRG

The Nutcracker

Koncertsalen i Tivoli; ends Dec 22, performance times vary, Sat & Sun matinees at 14:00, no Mon performances; tickets 325-495kr, concessions for under-8s, www.tivoli.dk; 120 mins with intermission A traditional version of everyone’s favourite Christmas ballet but with a twist: the sets have been designed by the queen. It’s a cracker. BH

Celebration

be a triple threat. Between chowing down and chatting, guests are invited to enter the raffle for a few extra stocking stuffers or enjoy the sounds of a holiday choir. And if all the other festivities still can’t inspire the holiday spirit, other spirits are available at the Marriott bar. Attendees from last year attest that this annual party isn’t one to pass up. “The Copenhagen Post Christmas party was good fun last year with great food, fun activities for kids and great opportunities to meet other expats,” recalls Gaby Lewin, who is busy overseeing the PR and marketing for the Copenhagen Theatre Circle’s January pantomime Aladdin and his Wonderful Lamp. But is she too busy to make an appearance this year? “Santa even made an appearance!” Looks like she is sold. With something for everyone, this event is sure to be a hit once again for natives and internationals from one to 100. So join the veterans and newcomers alike in bringing a bit of international flavour to Denmark’s holiday hygge. JESSICA HANLEY

Store Carl, Pasteursvej 20, Cph V; ends Sat, performances Sat 16:00 & 20:00; Tickets 60-130kr, www.teaterbilleder.dk, www.billetlugen.dk; 90 mins, no intermission; www.svalholm.dk Join the Celebration at northern Europe’s largest contemporary dance centre. Four international dancers come together in a collective celebration of their home countries as a tribute to diversity and festivity, acknowledging common life milestones and occasions in a period often overshadowed by conflict and uncertainty. As the performance progresses, the dancers must face critical decisions with some serious results. The evening begins with a short intro from toastmaster Mark le Fêvre, the 2012 winner of the Danish Open in stand-up comedy. JH

Tornerose (Sleeping Beauty)

Gamle Scene, Operaen Ekvipagemestervej 10, Cph K; ends Dec 16, Performances Fri 19:30, Sat & Sun 13:00 & 17:00, (Thu 19:30), no performances Mon-Wed; Tickets 75-595kr; 140 mins including intermissions; www.kglteater.dk The immortal tale of Sleeping Beauty comes to life on Operaen’s stage, set to a ballet score by Tchaikovsky and and choreography by Christopher Weeldon. After a fateful spindle prick sends her into a centurylong slumber, the protagonist princess finally awakes after rescue from her prince, just in time for wedding bells to ring. Good and evil, humour and drama all combine in this fairytale adventure for audiences of all ages. JH


Art 4 Social Change

Warehouse9, Halmtorvet 11C, Cph V; seminar & debate: Sat 14:00-18:00; exhibition started Tue 4 Dec, ends Sun; 3322 2847; www.warehouse9.dk WAREHOUSE9 has not been around very long, but already has a reputation of putting on a show that’s both shocking and entertaining. Just recently they housed the International Performance Art festival, which featured controversial acts such as Mad Kate and Kira O’Reilly. Art 4 Social Change looks like it will be just as titillating. The event will be taking place at the groundbreaking art gallery Warehouse9. It consists of a photo exhibition, which started on Tuesday and will run until Sunday, and a seminar with talks and debates on Saturday. The seminar will be followed by an evening of great wonder, which includes a photo exhibition, live performances, film screenings and live music. The seminar can be seen as a follow-up to some of the exquisite work the gallery has done with J Jackie Baier, who will also be participating this time, which have focused on sexuality and the situation of transgendered people in the sex industry. Although many of the artists

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Dronning Louises Bro, Cph N, started Nov 14, ends Sep; open Mon-Sun 07:00-22:00; www.copenhagen.dk Væggen (The Wall) is a project created by the Museum of Copenhagen. It is a mobile exhibition in a freight container about the city of Copenhagen currently sitting on the Nørrebro side of Dronning Louises Bridge. Archival pictures from Copenhagen’s history are shown alongside multimedia installations of video and images from the present day. Anyone can upload pictures to the project, which moves from neighbourhood to neighbourhood in the city. BF

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participating have worked with similar issues, the event will not focus solely on the theme of sex and sexuality, but should rather be seen as a platform for different forms of art. The organisers hope to inspire participants and attendees to look for art in places they might not have looked before and, most importantly, think about how art can lead to a change in our society or perhaps how art can even be the social change itself. The gallery also hopes that the event will set the tone for the themes it will be working with for the next couple of years. The event promises to be different from your average Saturday with talks from inspiring people such as Gary Everett from Liverpool, England, whose project ‘Homotopia’ has helped to fight homophobia and negative stereotypes in northern England Also speaking is Elizabeth Japsen, a Danish transperson who is a member of Enhedslisten Queerudvalg, a political organisation that feels that a broader definition of the term gender should be more prevalent and accepted in Danish politics. A talk from Fahad Saeed, project leader of Sabaah, is also sure to be moving. Sabaah is a Danish social and cultural association for LGBT people from ethnic backgrounds, and in his talk, Fahad will speak about how a platform for social work can be created through cultural arrangements.

Martin Asbæk Gallery, Bredgade 23, Cph K; ends Dec 29; open Tue-Fri 11:00-18:00, Sat 11:00-16:00; www.martinasbaek.com Johnathan Callen, a sculptor, uses books in his artwork. Books become both large forms that take over an exhibition space and small paintings that remain on the wall. He shows new work in this solo exhibition. BF

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LEL presents, Prags Boulevard 66, Cph S, starts Dec 7, ends Dec 16; open Fri 16:00-20:00, Sat-Sun 11:00-16:00; www. lelpresents.dk Artist Linda Cordius presents work in this solo exhibition. Cordius works with photography to create abstract images. BF

Gitte Mørk

Galleri Oxholm, Ravnsborggade 5, Cph N; ends Dec 31; open Wed-Fri 13:00-18:00, Sat 12:00-16:00, Sun 13:00-17:00; www.gallerioxholm.dk This solo exhibition features new work by abstract painter Gitte Mørk. Mørk works with colour, form and pattern in her paintings. BF

Entropy

Marianne Friis Gallery, Prags Boulevard 49, Back Yard, Cph S; ends Dec 22; open Wed-Fri 11:00-17:00, Sat 12:00-16:00; www.mariannefriisgallery.com Robin Monies shows new work for her first solo exhibition in Denmark. The artist works with photography, collage and painting. BF

Christmas Exhibition

Politikens Galleri, Rådhuspladsen 37, Cph V; ends Dec 27; open Mon-Fri 08:30-18:00, Sat 10:00-14:00; www.plus.politiken.dk/galleri Danish artists Peter Carlsen and Claus Carstensen are the featured artists in the Politiken Galleri Christmas exhibition. BF

J Jackie Baier’s work focuses on sexuality and the situation of transgendered people in the sex industry − it’s a good fit for Vesterbro

As well as interesting and eye-opening talks, there will be a moving photo exhibition by J Jackie Baier, and the evening will also see the sensational Holestar, an artist, photographer and per-

former, singing and DJ-ing for the crowd. Warehouse9 is the perfect place for such a radical and refreshing event as the place is not exclusively an art venue, but a

place that actively engages in social change projects. Similarly, the organisers hope that the powerful talks and open debates will inspire attendants to engage in social change projects themselves.

Ultimately, Art 4 Social Change promises a unique experience that will entertain, educate, impress and, above all, shock.

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Anri Sala

Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Bredgade 75, Cph K; ends Jan 19; open Mon-Fri 11:00-18:00, Sat 12:00-16:00; www.christofferegelund.dk This annual group exhibition celebrates the Christmas season with a wide range of contemporary art. Featuring over 20 artists from around the world, there will be paintings, drawings, sculptures and photographs to appeal to the art lover on your holiday list. The US-based artist Kevin Cyr is a notable addition to this year’s roster. BF

Kunstforeningen Gl Strand, Gammel Strand 48, Cph K; ends Jan 13; open Tue-Sun 11:00-17:00, Wed-Thu 11:0020:00; www.glstrand.dk This annual exhibition includes Selma Alacam, Kai Mailänder, Claire Moore and Zoe Williams. BF

Rune Elgaard Mortensen

Galleri KANT, St Kongens Gade 3, Baghuset, Cph K; ends Dec 8; open Tue-Fri 12:00-18:00; www.gallerikant.dk Rune Elgaard Mortensen, a Danish painter who lives in Norway, paints minimalist canvases exploring figure and form. BF

Little Shop of Horror

Kunstforeningen Gl Strand, Gammel Strand 48, Cph K; ends Jan 13; open Tue-Sun 11:00-17:00, Wed-Thu 11:0020:00; www.glstrand.dk Camilla Berner will present new work in the Salon at GL Strand. Berner works with sculpture and the environment in her multidisciplinary art practice. BF

Richard Deacon

Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Gothersgade 49, Cph K; ends Jan 12; open Tue-Fri 10:0018:00, Sat 11:00-15:00; www. susanneottesen.dk British sculptor Richard Deacon has recently returned from a residency in Singapore where he created pieces combining print media and sculptural forms. BF

Reflektionsrum

LARMgalleri, Esplanaden 8D, Cph K; ends Dec 15; open WedFri 12:00-17:00, Sat 12:00-15:00; www.larmgalleri.dk This group exhibition includes local artists Christian Lemmerz, Oana Farcas, Kaspar Oppen Samuelsen and Asbjørn Skou. BF

I Am the River

Nikolaj Kunsthal, Nikolaj Plads 10, Cph K; ends Jan 27; open Tue-Sun 12:00-17:00; www.nikolajkunsthal.dk Eva Koch presents a large-scale installation of an Icelandic waterfall built to scale. BF

Christian Andersen, Høkerboderne 17-19, Cph V; ends Dec 22; open Tue-Fri, Sat 12:00-16:00; www.christianandersen.net Astrid Svangren’s favours a minimalist colour palette, with occasional saturated colour. BF

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Clausens Kunsthandel, Toldbodgade 9, Cph K; ends Dec 22; open Tue-Sat 11:00-17:00; www.clausenskunsthandel.dk Bendt Ulrich Sørensen works with sculpture and printmaking. BF

The Critic

Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Ny Carlsberg Vej 68, Cph V; ends Jan 20; open Tue-Fri 12:00-17:00, Sat 12:00-15:00; www.nicolaiwallner.com Elmgreen & Dragset work with issues of gay identity, performance, and the influence of economics and culture in public art. BF

Young Danish Photography and Video Art 11-12

Fotografisk Center, Tap E, Carlsberg, Pasteursvej 14, Cph V; ends Dec 16; open Tue-Fri 11:00-17:00, Wed 11:00-20:00, Sat-Sun 12:00-16:00; www.photography.dk This group exhibition showcases emerging local artists in the fields of photography and video art. BF

Sense of Furniture

Denmark’s Design Museum, Bredgade 68, Cph K; ends Dec 30; open Tue 10:00-17:00; tickets: 75kr, under-18s free adm; www.designmusuem.dk This exhibition celebrates the centenary of the birth of Danish furniture designer Finn Juhl. BF

Louisiana, Gl Strandvej 13, Humlebæk; ends Feb 3; open Tue-Fri 11:00-22:00, Sat-Sun 11:00-18:00; adult tickets: 95kr, concessions: 85kr, under-18s: free adm; www.louisiana.dk The film and music compositions of Albanian artist Anri Sala comment on politics and personal relationships. BF

Animations

Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Ny Carlsberg Vej 68, Cph V; ends Jan 20; open Tue-Fri 12:00-17:00, Sat 12:00-15:00; www.nicolaiwallner.com Scottish artist David Shrigley is known for his naïve drawing style and irreverent sense of humour. BF

Grafik fra Det Kongelige Danske Kunstakademi

Danske Grafikeres Hus, Sølvgade 14, Cph K; ends Dec 16; open Thu-Sun 13:00-17:00; www.danskegrafikere.dk Danske Grafikeres Hus (Danish Printmakers House) provides an exhibition space for artists who make prints, from lithographs to etchings and everything between. This exhibition shows new work from students at Copenhagen’s Royal Danish Art Academy. BF

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Gallery B15, Islands Brygge 15, Cph S; ends Dec 10; open Wed-Fri 13:00-18:00; www.galleryb15.dk Jesper Palm, a figurative painter, renders contemporary scenes in a traditional artistic medium. BF

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Recollections (of Willumsen)

Kirkeby Epiphany

Statens Museum for Kunst, Sølvgade 48-50, Cph K; ends June; open Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00, Wed 10:00-20:00; tickets: 95kr, concessions 65kr, under-18s: free adm; www.smk.dk Danish-Vietnamese artist Danh Vo has made a 45-metre copy of the Statue of Liberty. BF

Album Covers: Vinyl Revival

Denmark’s Design Museum, Bredgade 68, Cph K; ends March 13; open Tue-Sun 11:0017:00, Wed until 21:00; tickets: 75kr, under-18s free adm; www. designmusuem.dk With over 400 LP covers, this survey exhibition explores the stylish visual culture of classic album covers. BF

India Art: Now

Arken Museum of Contemporary Art, Skovvej 100, Ishøj; ends Jan 13; open Tue-Sun 10:0017:00, Wed 10:00-21:00; Tickets: 95kr, concessions 75kr, under18s free adm; www.arken.dk A new survey exhibition exploring contemporary art in India. BF

Bryan Dooley & Thomas Yeomans

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Danh Vo: We the People

Nivaagaards, Malerisamling, Gl Strandvej 2, Nivå; ends Jan 1; open Tue-Fri 12:00-16:00, Wed 12:00-20:00, Sat & Sun 11:0017:00; entry 70kr, concessions 50kr, under-18s free adm; www. nivaagaard.dk Johannes Hage Nivaagaard and Knud W Jensen Louisana both started their own museums and built an impressive collection of Danish and foreign art. LD

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Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Dantes Plads 7, Cph V; ends April 30; open Tue-Sun 11:0017:00; Entry 75kr; 3341 8141; www.glyptoteket.com This array of French masterpieces will take you on a journey through from 1850 to the 20th century. LD

Overgaden, Neden Vandet 17, Cph K; ends Jan 20; open Tue-Sun 13:00-17:00, Thu 13:0020:00; www.overgaden.org Suzanna Asp, Maija Luutonen, Sini Pelkki and Pilvi Takala present new work based on the relationship between private and public. BF

Modernisme and Guldalder

CelebRate a daRk and CoMplex ChRistMas

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French masterpieces

Malmö Konsthall, St Johannesgatan 7, Malmö; ends Jan 27; open Mon-Sun 11:00-17:00, Wed 11:00-21:00; www. konsthall. malmo.se LA-based Lisa Anne Auerbach presents new work based on Danish knitting patterns from the 1970s called Hønsestrik, or Chicken Knitting. BF

Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Flæsketorvet 85A, Cph, V; ends Dec 20; open Tue-Fri 13:00-18:00, Sat 12:00-16:00; www. bjerggaard. com This exhibition features artists creating new pieces in response to the works of Danish artist, Jens Ferdinand Willumsen (1863-1958). BF

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Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Gl Strandvej 13, Humlebæk; ends Jan 13; open Tue-Fri 11:00-22:00, Sat-Sun 11:00-18:00; Tickets: 95kr, under-18s free adm; www.louisiana.dk An exhibition of over 100 examples of artists working with self-portraiture in the 20th century. BF Overgaden, Neden Vandet 17, Cph K; ends Jan 20; open Tue-Sun 13:00-17:00, Thu 13:0020:00; www.overgaden.org Stefan A Pedersen presents new work exploring the relationship between China and the West, which convey feelings of displacement and a life out of sync. BF

Dimensions of Sharing Royal White Denmark’s oldest winter lager. First brewed in 1969, our X MAS lager has a new look on the outside, but what’s inside is still every bit a classic.

Self-Portrait

Peter Lav Gallery, Esplanaden 8D, Cph K; ends Dec 15; open Wed-Fri 12:00-17:00, Sat 12:0015:00; www.plgallery.dk Bryan Dooley works with conceptual photography and installation, while fellow conceptual artist Thomas Yeomans works with the intersection of popular culture, digital media and painting. BF

Malmö Konsthall, St Johannesgatan 7, Malmö; ends Jan 27; open Mon-Sun 11:00-17:00, Wed 11:00-21:00; www.konsthall. malmo.se Georgian artist Thea Djordjadze’s works, at the intersection of painting and sculpture, resemble propped-up landscapes close to collapse. BF Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Dantes Plads 7, Cph V; ends Dec 30; open Tue-Sun 11:0017:00; tickets: 75kr; www.glyptoteket.com Per Kirkeby, one of Denmark’s greatest abstract masters, brings a selection of works ranging from 1981 to the present day. DS

Tomb and Treasures

Malmö Arena, Mässgatan 6, Malmö; ends Feb 17; open MonFri 10:00-18:00, Wed 10:00-20:00; Sat-Sun 10:00-17:00; Tickets: 165kr (Mon-Fri), 195kr (SatSun); www.tutankhamon.dk This exhibition features Egyptian artefacts from the famous Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamon. BF

Dancing with the Demons

Holstebro Kunstmuseum, Museumsvej 2, Holstebro; ends Jan 6, open Tue & Fri, 12:00-16:00, Wed 19:00-21:00, Sat & Sun 11:00-17:00, www.holstebrokunstmuseum.dk Using graphics by José Guadalupe Posada, Dr Lakra has redecorated the museum’s walls in the most macabre way. MAR

Gesamt: Disaster 501. What Happened to Man?

Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Nyhavn 2, Cph K; ends Dec 30; open Tue-Sun 11:00-17:00, Wed 11:00-20:00; Tickets: 60kr, under-16s: free adm; www.kunsthalcharlottenborg.dk Gesamt is a crowd-sourced film, with directors from around the world submitting five minutes of footage based on one of six cultural works selected by director Lars Von Trier. BF

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Statens Museum for Kunst, Sølvgade 48-50, Cph K; ends March 17; open Tue-Sun 10:0017:00, Wed 10:00-20:00; tickets: 95kr, under-25s: 65 kr, under18s: free adm; www.smk.dk Focusing on the fine details in classic drawings and paintings from the 18th century to 1930. BF

Det Nationale Fotomuseum, Søren Kierkegaards Plads 1, Cph K; ends Feb 2; open MonSat 10:00-21:00; www.kb.dk/da/ dia/fotomuseum Steichen helped shape the fields of fashion and glamour photography with the work he did for Vogue and Vanity Fair magazines in the early 20th century. BF

Martin Fasting

Galerie Pi, Borgergade 15D, Cph K; ends Dec 20; open TueFri 12:00-18:00, Sat 11:00-14:00; www. galeriepi.dk Martin Fasting works with figurative realism in his paintings. Each of his well-executed figures appear in strange situations from car crashes to the jaws of an alligator. He will be showing new paintings in this soloexhibition. BF

Allan Otte + CUBE: Bjørn Poulsen

Galleri Tom Christoffersen, Skindergade 5, Cph K; ends Dec 22; open Wed-Fri 12:00-20:00, Sat 11:00-16:00;www.tomchristoffersen.dk Allan Otte’s paintings depict contemporary landscapes empty of people. He paints in a photo realistic style. Meanwhile Bjørn Poulsen, a sculptor, will present work in the CUBE. BF

Per Bak Jensen & Per Inge Bjørlo

Galleri Bo Bjerggard, Flæsketorvet 85, Cph V; ends Jan 28; open Tue-Fri 13:00-18:00, Sat 12:00-16:00; www.bjerggard.com Per Bak Jensen, an accomplished photographer, works with themes of nature and culture. BF

A Clan of Boats

Faurschou Foundation, Klubiensvej 11, Cph Ø; ends Dec 7; open Tue-Fri 11:00-17:00; www. faurschou.com Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang has created gunpowder drawings based on Danish history. BF

The Wandering Woman’s Momentum

Galerie Mikael Andersen, Bredgade 63, Cph K; ends Dec 8; open Tue-Fri 12:00-18:00, Sat 11:00-15:00; www.mikaelandersen.com Elisabeth Tourbo explores religion, gender and existence with images of her visits to significant locations such as Grundtvig’s Church in Nørrebro. BF


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Rust; Friday 23:00; 80kr, www.billetlugen.dk hen you hear the name Peter Hook, you’re more likely to think of the legendary Joy Division bassist than you might a nightclub DJ. However, Hook has managed to reinvent himself for the umpteenth time, as the remnants of Joy Division continue their soul-searching to find themselves three decades after the death of the band’s lead singer Ian Curtis. Joy Division’s output, including hits like ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’ and ‘Ceremony’, in the late 1970s pioneered the post-punk movement and very arguably planted the seeds of the 1980s Manchester music scene. However, the band’s story took a distinct turn for the worse following Cur-

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tis’s suicide in 1980, after which they were plagued by drug abuse, alcoholism and assault as the three remaining band-members tried to redefine themselves. “If I hadn’t given up drinking, I’d be dead,” Hook said in an interview with GQ Magazine. “It was all day, every day. I don’t know how I got through it, to be honest.” The death of Curtis effectively gave birth to New Order, which was basically the same band without the deceased singer. Success was varied, and despite the occasional mega-hit like ‘Blue Monday’, the band’s reputation suffered. The police were actually called to Roskilde in 1984, for instance, as Hook and his bandmates created so much anger following their late, drunken and off-tune performance that they needed protection from the angry Danish crowd. Despite having continued

releasing records until the midnoughties, the band were marred by melancholy and cocaine, as fractures appeared between band-mates. “This was one of the problems with New Order,” Hook told GQ Magazine. “When you weren’t drinking, you had no escape. If something happened in the group, I’d get twatted. When I got angry, I’d get rat-arsed.” New Order first broke up in 1993, had a reunion five years later – during which time Hook had never been far away from the frontpages due to his fouryear marriage to comedienne Caroline Aherne (1994-97), the creator and star of The Mrs Merton Show and The Royle Family – before breaking up indefinitely in 2007 following a fall-out between Hook and frontman Bernard Sumner. It seems that the band chemistry of Joy Division couldn’t be recreated in New Or-

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der, and that this eventually led to their downfall. “New Order didn’t have that raw, emotional power that Joy Division had. It was always going to be a struggle to fill the gap that Ian left,” Hook explained to GQ Magazine. “New Order was a car that had one back tyre that kept going. You’d pump it up and it would be alright for a bit, and then: bump-bump.” The controversies didn’t stop following the band’s break-up. Hook released his memoirs, Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division, in which he heavily criticised his former band-mates after they decided to continue New Order without the former bassist. It got to a point when Sumner publicly told Hook to “go away and do something else, and don’t bitch about us anymore”. Who knew that “something else” would line the pockets of his disgruntled former band-mem-

bers. Hook’s new-found band, Peter Hook and The Lights, were initially panned by critics as a ‘last ditch gasp’ and labelled as “grave robbing Ian Curtis” by fans. However, Hook proved them all wrong by selling out concerts, filling up auditoriums and bringing commercial success back to Joy Division’s celebrated album Unknown Pleasures. Now that Hook has found some inner peace, he’s decided to briefly put down the bass and pull out the turntables. This time around, though, there will be no repeat of the Roskilde riot, offkey alcoholic riffs or police interference – just classic Joy Division and New Order tunes to take you back to an era we all remember with joy, even if the band’s recollections are a little less orderly.

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Jazzhus Montmartre, Store Regnegade 19A, Cph K; 20:00; 375kr Now 69, this British rhythm, blues and jazz artist enjoyed a glittery career in the UK music business just as things were heating up in the 1960s. With a series of hit numbers and jazz samples, Fame’s boyish-yet-elegant compositions gave rise to new dance moves and provided the musical backdrop for dancehalls up and down the country. Tonight he’ll be teaming up with a Danish assemblage of jazz musicians, including pianist Jacob Christoffersen, bassist Mads Vinding and the esteemed Miami-born, Copenhagen-based saxophonist Bob Rockwell.

Joey Calderazzo + Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts feat. Håkan Broström

Cph Jazzhouse, Niels Hemmingsens Gade 10, Cph K; 20:00; 130kr New York-born Calderazzo is one of numerous stars in this evening’s line-up. When he joined the seminal Michael Brecker Band in the ‘90s, Calderazzo quickly gained a reputation as a world-class jazz pianist. Endowed with skills that make him near that of a born genius, Calderazzo’s sheer dexterity, fiery energy and creativity will mesh at CPH Jazzhouse with the talented American drummer Watts and Swedish-born tenor saxophonist Broström, who have both seen their fair share of the jazz world’s spotlight, as well.

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Lille Vega; 21:00; 150kr Landing on their feet amongst hordes of punk rock fans in Los Angeles, this quintet were an overnight success, gaining momentum with the aid of former Guns N‘ Roses guitarist Gilby Clarke. Releasing three seminal rock albums – each record simply taking the name of the band, the latest of which was released earlier this year – the punk outfit’s unconventional, off-the-wall style has made them legends of the post-punk era. With significant experience on the road – they’ve toured ever since forming in the mid-‘00s – they’ve gained an untarnished reputation as a sublime live act.

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Stengade; Stengade 18, Cph N, 21:00; 60kr All the way from Tennessee, the ever-changing trio are best at crafting cocky sing-song tunes centred on the arrogance of youth. Packaging their fancyfree philosophy into their third record, Wallpaper Music (2012), the compilation of power-pop numbers glimmer with the influence of atypical glam-punk bands such as ‘The Quick’, ‘Television’ and ‘Milk ‘n’ Cookies’. Chance encounters with new bands in a city the size of Copenhagen is rare, so think of this one as a chance to plug into something new.

As his tour comes full circle, he’s the finished article Review Michael Kiwanuka

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selves into the stands, terraces and seating area at the back of the venue, just to get a glimpse of the man heralded as Otis Redding incarnate. But it’s not just Kiwanuka’s smooth and yet rusty voice that is causing people to sit up and listen. His blend of jazz drums, simple melodies and high-fret bass lines brings a sound of uptempo blues, putting everyone

into a trance-like state with their eyes closed, slowly shaking their heads. It’s obvious that Kiwanuka draws a huge amount of inspiration from the 1970s and 80s. His incredible cover of Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Waterfall’ was a testament to the influence Kiwanuka draws from those decades. Yet, his inclusion of background synthesisers and bongo drums deliv-

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ered a feeling of wholeness that wasn’t often found in the ‘70s, which is what makes Kiwanuka different from his inspirations. Kiwanuka particularly shone when alone with bassist Peter Randell on stage. The duo performed ‘Lassan’ and ‘Rest’, which thrived on the simplicity of the bass and high chords on the acoustic. It was in those instances that Kiwanuka’s voice fulfilled its simplistic brilliance and left the crowd swaying. “When people think about ‘the black music’ scene, they often think of rap and R’n’B,” Kiwanuka explained. “But what they tend to forget, is that 30 years ago it was the likes of Marvin Gaye and Jimi Hendrix who defined black music in its entirety. That’s the music that I associate myself with. And that’s the music that I want to bring back.” And as far as the Copenhagen Post is concerned, we hope he does. BJARKE SMITH-MEYER

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Lille Vega; 20:00; 165kr Initially a hit on the Frankfurt dance scene, the charismatic group made their breakthrough in the late ‘90s with the hightempo gypsy-disco beat, ‘Disko Partizani’ – which subsequently led to a BBC world music award and appearances on stages all over the world. Fronted by a German DJ and a producer of Bukovina German descent, the Balkan gypsy brass band are unsurprisingly heavily inspired by Balkan folk music. The orchestra-sized band turns out colourful dance music that combines Beirut-flavoured organ melodies, Gogol Bordellolike energy and razor-sharp western electronic beats.

Nightlife Afterbeat Blue Foundation CPH Jazzhouse, Niels Hemmingsens Gade 10, Cph K; 23:00; 160kr The fresh-faced Danish quartet, who are now based in New York, have been active since the turn of the millennium. Led by vocalist and guitarist Tobias Wilner and joined tonight by the up-and-coming American vocalist Sonya Kitchell, the quartet have a knack for storytelling and composing achingly melancholic melodies. The only reason to not see the group, who do Scandinavian melancholic rock so well, is perhaps their previous affiliation with the original Twilight film. Quivver & Leonhardt + Rutz & Jonze & Dainty Doll & Christian Hinz KB18, Kødboderne 18, Cph V; Fri 23:00; 50kr If you haven’t got much planned Saturday morning, KB18 is a can’t-miss on Friday night. Copenhagen’s club playground boasts no less than five dancefloors, dotted around what was once an all-out abat-

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Loppen; 21:00; 120kr The enigmatic Brooklyn-born rapper (aka D Original Rotten Scoundrel) has been a devout disciple of hip-hop for as long as he can remember. Foraying into the professional music business in the late ‘80s and making a name for himself as part of the underground DJ collective Gangstarr, he became known as ‘The Damaja’ – metaphorically damaging mikes with his granite, truth-yielding lyrics. His rugged style has seen him team up with talented beat-smiths around the globe, from Japan’s DJ Honda to England’s Groove Armada. This is a must-see for serious hip-hop fans. Daniel van der Noon toir. Tonight’s line-up is a loaded collective of technco, minimal, progressive house and deep house acts hailing from Denmark, the US and the UK. The Los Angeles-based tech-house wizard Quivver, making his Danish debut, is the most anticipated act on tonight’s long list – if you feel up to it, the DJs will be in operation until 8am. DJ M. Wild Drone, Nørrebrogade 184, Cph N; Sat 22:00; free adm Digging into his collection of ‘60s rock-pop records, from household names such as the Beatles, the Kinks and the Rolling Stones numbers to rarely heard numbers that will get your feet moving, DJ M Wild has become a regular fixture at Drone – one of the best-kept secrets this side of Copenhagen. The club will be rowdier than usual tonight, thanks to 7.9 percent Christmas beer on tap. Just don’t wear your finest, as the stench of cigarette smoke will last for a week.

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BY LUISE LÜTZKENDORF

A guide to Christmas adventures: markets, elves and winter fairytales December is just around the corner. It’s time for elves, ‘klejner’ and the scent of spruce. Museums and other exhibition venues offer a variety of Christmas experiences, whether you’re looking for family fun, Christmas presents or a place to celebrate Advent with your friends in a cosy atmosphere. Christmas Market at Rødovregaard Christmas begins when Rødovregaard opens its doors to anyone looking for old-fashioned stalls, treats and inspiration. In collaboration with Plantefarverne, Heerup Museum (Kirkesvinget 1, Rodovre) opens its creative Christmas Market again this year with unique artwork, crafts and ceramics. Treat yourself to Danish ‘æbleskiver’ and drink a warm cup of ‘glögg’ while the kids draw and write Christmas cards. Elfversity There are many different kinds of elves. There are Christmas elves, ship elves, church elves and garden elves. This year the National Museum of Denmark (Nationalmuseet, Prinsens Palæ, Frederiksholms Kanal 12, Cph K) will teach children and playful souls how to become great elves. You will get the chance to meet the elf professors, practice walking in clogs and measure your elf height. Once you’ve completed all of the challenges, you will be rewarded with an elf diploma. Entrance is free and the elf academy is open 12:0015:00, December 9, 16, and 23.

Events Meditation Festival EW Boldhus Teatret, N Admiralgade 26, Cph K; starts Sat 14:00, ends Sun 18:00; www. meditationsfestival.dk Holidays can be stressful, whether it’s buying the perfect gift, organising the perfect dinner, or spreading the holiday cheer. Why not take one weekend off for yourself and spend it with Denmark’s leading meditation teachers? This weekend is the first annual Meditation Festival, and it’s for all levels of expertise. Attend lectures, learn about business meditation and discover how meditation can support you and give you a more loving life. Watch documentaries, meet co-meditators and enjoy endless coffee breaks. Your kids can come too! Various ticketing options give you the stressfree flexibility to attend however many events you fancy – you can even stay overnight and meditate to your heart’s desire. All together now: ommm... AS Harness Racing Charlottenlund Race Course, Traverbanevej 10, Charlottenlund; Wed 15:30; 20kr; www. travbanen.dk No Ben Hur thrills and spills here, that’s for sure!

Christmas at Hamlet’s Castle Experience a great atmosphere and visit Kronborg Castle’s large Christmas Market in Helsingør with its rich traditions. Take a romantic walk and enjoy the peaceful Christmas mood, or see the castle from a horsedrawn carriage. Cut out Christmas decorations in the Christmas workshop or come and sing Danish Christmas songs in the castle chapel. There are lots of activities both for children and grown-ups, and the museum shop is decked out in the finest Christmas decorations. Visit the artists’ workshops and the Kronborg Galleries among the fortifications, where you will find unique Christmas gifts. The castle is open Saturday-Sunday 11:00-16:00, until Christmas Eve itself. Christmas the old-fashioned way Not sure how to get into the Christmas spirit this year? Going on a journey back in time with the Open Air Museum (Frilandsmuseet, Kongevejen 100, Kongens Lyngby) will work its magic. On the first three weekends of December, the Open Air Museum revives old Christmas traditions. See how traditional Christmas meals are prepared, make Christmas decorations inspired by old patterns, listen to the daughter of the manor practice Christmas psalms on the piano in the living room and listen to stories about Christmas that were told at the manor 100 years ago. Entrance is free and open 10:00-16:00, December 8 and 9.

Chocolate Heaven NEW Meyers Madhus, Nørrebrogade 52C, Cph N; Sat 13:0017:00; 3536 3837, madhus@ meyersmadhus.dk; www.meyersmadhus.dk If heaven is indeed on Earth, it’s made of chocolate, and this Saturday the whole of Nørrebrogade will be filled by its fragrances! Indulge your inner chocoholic by trying patisserie masterpieces created by the biggest names in chocolate, including Claus Meyer and his assistant Morten Borup, who will be talking about their common passion for ‘God’s food’. FriisHolm, Summerbirds, Heiberg & Meyers, Nikolaos Strangas and Rasmus Bojesen will also be present. MAR Smash for Charity NEW Nutid, Sankt Peders Stræde 1, Cph K; Fri 22:00, free adm, www.accord.dk Get your hands on the old John Lennon record that completes your hipster vinyl collection while supporting the world’s poor. At the ‘Smash for charity’ auction on the first Friday of every month, second hand vinyl from the record store ‘Accord’ goes under the hammer. All profits go to DanChurchAid. RKM

Backstage at the Ballet NEW Stage entrance, The Ballet School of The Royal Theatre, Tordenskjoldsgade 8, Cph K, Sat 09:20-11:30; tickets 50kr, registration necessary; www.springforbi.nu Catch a unique glimpse behind the scenes of the most prestigious ballet school in the country. See the children of the royal ballet stretching and bending during their morning practice and ask the ballet teacher Henning Albrechtsen questions about the daily lives of the dancers. RKM Farmers’ Market NEW Halmtorv, Cph V; Sat 10:00; free adm Grab a warm coat and feel like a busy housewife from a classic Christmas tale while shopping for rural goods in the heart of Copenhagen. In the farmer’s stands on the cobblestone pavement of Halmtorvet, you will find every home-grown ingredient you may need to cook a rich Danish Christmas feast. RKM Christmas Gospel NEW Elias church, Vesterbrogade 49, Cph V; Sun 15:00; Tickets 50kr, children free adm, www.eliaskirken.dk Let the sound of 60 voices from Vesterbro Gospel Choir rock your body and mind into a swinging Christmas mood. RKM

NEXT WEEK: KIDS CORNER Tango workshop NEW Kulturhuset Islands Brygge, Islands Brygge 18, Cph S; Sat 15:30-18:00; tickets 200kr, registration necessary at camilladahlgreen@gmail. com Turn up the heat on a snowy Saturday in a warm-blooded Tango. No experience is needed − just bring a partner and hurry to register, as there is only room for seven couples in the workshop. RKM Prøvehallen Flea Market NEW Porcelænstorvet 4, Valby, Cph V; Sat 10:0015:00; free adm Come and enjoy this off-the-beaten-path flea market near the city centre – you won’t have to worry about crowds this time! Find unusual objects, grandma’s porcelain or that unique piece of furniture you’ve been hunting for. MAR

Carol evening NEW Vor Frelsers Kirke, Sankt Annæ Gade 29, Cph K; Fri 20:00; free adm Sweet, charming Christmas carols, both in English and Danish, will put you in the holiday mood. MAR Bach concert EW Christians Kirke, N Strandgade 1, Cph K; Fri 20:00; tickets: 175kr, www.billetnet.dk; Sankt Jacobs Kirke, Østerbrogade 59, Cph Ø; Sat 16:00; tickets: 150kr, www.billetnet.dk; www.bachkoret.dk Enjoy Bach’s Christmas Oratorio at a choice of venues. MAR Jazz Cruise Nyhavn, Cph K; Sun 15:30; tickets 120kr; duration: 90 mins; www.canaltours.dk Discover Copenhagen from the water with live jazz courtesy of the Copenhagen Washboard 5.

Ballerup flea market NEW Loppenhallen,Tempovej 35, Ballerup; Sat & Sun 09:30-16:00; over-12s: 20kr, under: free adm; 5133 7763 Peruse over 100 stalls and walk away with a treasure. MAR

Peace, Hope and Joy Baggesensgade 7, Cph N; Sun 13:00; Free adm; 3964 3679; www.fibc.dk The First International Baptist Church of Copenhagen presents a free Christmas concert.

Free jazz Charlie Scott’s, Skindergade 43, Cph K; Tue & Thu 17:0020:30; Free Adm Jazz music every Tuesday and Thursday!

National Museum guided tours Ny Vestergade 10, Cph K; Sun, Tue & Thu 11:00; Free Adm; www.natmus.dk Free guided tours in English three times a week.

Christiania Xmas Market NEW The Grey Hall, Refshalevej 2, Christiania; starts Fri, ends Dec 20, open Mon-Fri 14:00-20:00, SatSun 12:00-20:00 If you’re looking for a present of homemade quality, you should check out Christiana’s Christmas market. Grab a hot chocolate while you meander through the market’s thick, incensed air and peruse the homemade jewellery, the beautiful handmade ornaments and knitted sweaters on display. Or come to listen to live performances and taste organic food. Whatever you desire, come and enjoy this uplifting Christmas festivity with its ‘hyggelig’ atmosphere. JOS Organic Xmas Market NEW Farum Bytorv, Farum; Sat 10:30-14:30; Free Adm Organic Christmas decorations and the smell of organic waffles and delicacies. Come and make a decoration and participate in the quiz with great prizes! Here the adults can also help! Christmas Market held in collaboration with the Green Guide and Lions. JOS Xmas Market at NEW Frederiks Bastion Frederiks Bastion, Refshalevej 80, Cph K; 8-9 Dec; 10:00-17:00; Free Adm A cosy and rustic Christmas market in the old Krudthus where fun, Christmas gifts and goodies are in the centre. JOS


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Boyfriend www.coffeecollectiveshop.dk; signup.netflix.com A good way to start the morning together is good coffee – and an Aeropress makes excellent coffee and doesn’t take up too much room in the kitchen. It costs about 285 kroner. And while it might be considered a slightly boring present, it will definitely be appreciated − a subscription to online platform Netflix only costs 79 kroner a month. Brother www.dfi.dk They’re notoriously difficult to find something for, aren’t they? But if he likes films, food and books in general, why not consider a membership at Cinemateket as a good all-in-one kind of present? You get a chance to do something together, since one of the perks of this membership includes reductions for guests. It also gives you a 10 percent reduction in the restaurant SULT and discounts in the book shop. A membership is 275 kroner or 145 kroner if he is still a student.

Helsingør Christmas Market Axeltorv, Helsingør; ends Dec 23, open Fri 12:00-18:00, sat-sun 10:00-17:00; free adm Explore more than 30 small Christmas huts and shop for pottery and jewellery, jackets, mittens, hats, scarves, and clogs. You can taste sweets galore - glazed apples, burnt almonds and chocolate pixies - and enjoy the ice rink (free if you have your own equipment, 30kr an hour if you don’t), the nostalgic ferris wheel from 1912 and the small carousel. At the weekends, it is also possible for the kids to try the pony or camel rides. JOS Frederiksberg City Hall Square Xmas Market Smallegade 1, Frederiksberg; ends Dec 14; Mon-Thur 10:00-17:00, Fri-Sat 10:0014:00 A great chance to get out and about in the beautiful area without feeling guilty about neglecting your Christmas shopping. JOS

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Christmas presents for men PRESENTS! Great to give, great to receive − not so great to buy. As a firm believer in the art of avoiding the stress of Christmas shopping, this Select Shopping on Christmas presents for men – whether it’s your boyfriend, brother, dad or granddad – is also an endeavour to minimise the amount of time spent on actual shopping whilst finding presents they will like, and you may choose to enjoy together in the true spirit of Christmas.

The Pyramids Fabriksområdet 99, Christiania; Sun 20:00 onwards; tickets 80kr (at the door) Presenting legendary US ‘70s band The Pyramids. This psychedelic mix of African music and American free jazz is usually hidden away in the underground of San Francisco. EBD

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Dad www.kglteater.dk Another difficult customer! Not quite old enough to have everything yet, he’s old enough to have his own opinion about what he wants. And high on that list is probably spending time with you! So give him something you can do something together – for example, tickets to the opera or a concert. The well-reviewed opera Carmen is back at the Royal Theatre between January and March and costs between 125 and 895 kroner per ticket. Granddad www.louisiana.dk Grandparents have normally accumulated so much stuff that they really are in little need of anything. So it’s justifiable going for the ‘membership’ kind of present for Granddad as well. This could be the Louisiana Club – which for the individual membership is 475kr, while the 1+1 guest version is 595 kroner. The added bonus of this type of present is that you can very easily be invited to tag along – so you can finally make your way to the exhibitions you always plan to go to, but never quite manage.

Kids Insect World EW Østre Gasværk, Ny- N borggade 17, Cph Ø; Thu-Jan 13; tickets: adults 195kr, children 75kr; 3927 7177, gasvaerket.dk Jump into the colourful insect universe of Egon and his friends and enjoy their acrobatic artistry and impossible choreography in this theatrical version of Flemming Quist Møller’s classic children’s book. MAR Move, Move, Move NEW Idræts- og Kulturhuset Prismen, Holmbladsgade 71, Cph S; Sat 13:00-17:00; 8233 4520, sport.kk.dk If the energy of your children seems unstoppable and inexhaustible, this is the place for them: acrobatics, ball games, climbing and a hunt for Santa Claus! MAR Shane Brox’s Children Workshop Kunstforeningen, Gammel Strand 48, Cph K; starts Sat, ends Jan 13, daily 11:0017:00; www.glstrand.dk Take your children to this magical Advent calendar room to take part in a workshop that will lead them into a world of fantasy and imagination. The workshop is conducted by Shane Brox from Shane’s World on DR. MAR

Handel’s Messiah Various venues across Cph; between now and Christmas UNLESS YOU’RE living in a Julia Roberts romcom, there’s only one time of year when Handel’s classic chorus ‘Hallelujah’ can be heard every day of the month, and that’s December, when every Danish church is filled with the sound of operatic voices singing his Messiah, an oratorio which regales the story of Christ’s birth, crucifixion, resurrection, ascension, and return to our collective amazement (unless, of course, you’re Julia Roberts, in which case it just means you’ve got a new idea). But before feisty redheads were having epiphanies to the bombastic ‘Hallelujah’ chorus, it had found another big fan in King George II, who was so impressed by the music that he stood up to show his appreciation. He must have had pretty good music taste, as this particular custom has passed into tradition and is still followed today. Meanwhile, performing Messiah during the Christmas season has been taken into the hearts and traditions of the Yuletide-loving Danes, so even if you’re more into Christmas than Christianity, do as the Danes and make your way to one of the following churches for a musical bout of ‘julehygge’ to put you into the Christmas spirit – just don’t be lulled into a Christmas comatose and forget to stand for the Hallelujah chorus. You don’t want to be that guy. Cathedral choristers Vor Frue Kirke (Copenhagen Cathedral), Nørregade 8, Cph K; 16:00 on Dec 15; tickets 127-187kr, www.billetnet.dk; www.akor.dk There’s no better place to listen than Copenhagen Cathedral, a sizeable venue with great acoustics.

Cut down your own Xmas tree Rosendal Farm, Rosendalsgade 5, 3140 Ålsgårde; ends Dec 23, 10:00-17:00; www. rosendal-gaard.dk, www.veterantoget.dk/arrangementer Pick and cut your own Christmas tree and also choose handmade decorations. Bring the kids: they are welcome to pet and feed the farm’s animals and ride ponies, while the parents, after the hard graft, can relax with a glass of gløgg or hot chocolate and some delicious seasonal æbleskiver. AS Story Time Books & Company, Sofievej 1, 2900 Hellerup; Tue mornings 09:30-10:00; free adm; www. booksandcompany.dk Every Tuesday morning, storyteller Sara Albers performs stories, poems, and finger plays. She entertains, inspires and captivates kids’ imaginations, making Tuesday mornings a magical experience for all. SA Design School for Kids Stockholmsgade 33, Cph Ø; ends Sat; www.visuel-innovation.dk This course is run by professional designers and illustrators who will encourage your children to free their imagination and discover the joys of creating. MAR

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Sinfonietta Arctica Christians Kirke, Strandgade 1, Cph K; 15:30 on Sat & Dec 15; tickets 192kr, www.billetnet.dk; www. christianskirke.dk Performed in Christians Kirke’s beautiful baroque room, Niels Borksand directs Sinfonietta Arctica and soloists Elsebeth Dreisig, Elisabeth Hanke, and Stig Fogh Andersen. Sokkelund Choir Garnisons Kirke, Skt Annæ Plads 4, Cph K; 16:00 on Dec 14; tickets 112197kr; www.billetnet.dk The Sokkelund Choir will sock it to them at Garnisons Kirke. On Strøget Helligaandskirken, Niels Hemmingsensgade 5, Cph K; 19:00 on Dec 19 & Dec 20; tickets 192kr, www.billetnet.dk; www.helligaandskirken.dk A performance on the city’s main walking street. You can either pay or hang around outside and have a freebie.

Euphonia Chamber Choir with guests Frederiks Kirke, Marmokirken; Frederiksgade 4, Cph K; 16:00 on Sat & Sun 16:00; tickets 212kr, www.billetnet.dk; www.marmorkirken.dk This concert will feature some of the country’s finest soloists including Elisabeth Jansson and Niels Jørgen Riis, Ole Reuss Schmidt at the conductor’s podium, and the Euphonia Chamber Choir. Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir Holmens Kirke, Holmens Kanal 21, Cph K; Wed & Thu 19:30; tickets 167-267kr, www.billetnet.dk; www. holmenskirke.dk The Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir takes on the church’s answer to opera in a performance of Messiah that focuses on the underlying message of love and creation − something easily forgotten when we’re stressed about just what we should buy Grandma Pearl this year. LINN LEMHAG

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WITH CHRISTMAS quickly approaching, most of us have probably spent more time thinking about how many bottles of schnapps we are going to knock back, rather than how to prepare the perfect (and near holy) Flæskesteg. This Danish version of roast pork has long been considered one of Denmark’s principal national dishes, and it is also considered a favourite for the Danish Christmas dinner − served on Christmas Eve. Although pork is now a firm favourite in Denmark, it wasn’t actually until the 1860s, after the Industrial Revolution, that it became such a popular dish. Prior to the introduction of wood-fired ovens, it was all sausages and hams

for the Danes. From the beginning, joints were always cooked together with the rind in order to provide crackling, and ever since, this has become a prerequisite for a great Flæskesteg. Over the years, I’ve seen many glourious roast porks fail miserably due to the crackling not becoming crispy, which is why this recipe should be followed to a T. The key to crispy crackling involves using a sharp knife to score the skin, making sure to cut almost through to the meat. Once scored, it is essential to rub the skin with loads of salt, pepper to taste, and then of course to ensure it passes the Danish test, choose bay leaves over cloves as your decoration.

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Hero Kitchen Jarmersplads 3, Cph V; open: Tue-Thu 17:00-23:00, Fri-Sat 17:00-02:00 (kitchen closes 22:00); 6969 6000; price range: 40-125kr; www.herokitchen.dk Hero, located on the ground floor of the Fox Hotel, which opened in June of this year, captures the authenticity and atmosphere of a Japanese street kitchen (izakaya). So much more than another stock standard Copenhagen sushi place, it offers a delicious range of snacks, salads, small dishes, sushi, meats from the grill, Yakitori (skewered meats), tempura, sashimi, and, of course, a range of sweets. Its Scallop Katafi is the best in the city, while the Yakitori left us speechless – it was divine. Reasonably priced, impeccably chic and unbelievably tasty, this is the place to go if you want to be a hero amongst the trendsetters. JOS Cocks & Cows Gammel Strand 44, Cph K; burgers; open Mon-Thu 11:0024:00, Fri-Sun 11:00-02:00; 78118kr per burger, 70kr per cocktail; 6969 6000; cows@cocks.dk; www.cocksandcows.dk Eat a burger (cow) and wash it down with a cocktail (cock). The burgers are huge and must be eaten with a fork and knife to prevent a mess. But they’re delicious, and the vegetarian, beef, pork and chicken options mean that even the fussiest eater will find something. DC Oysters & Grill Sjællandsgade 1B, 2200 Cph N; open Mon-Sat 17:30-24:00, Sun 12:00-21:00; oysters cost 1535kr each, main courses cost 135-185kr; 7020 6171; www.cofoco.dk Oysters & Grill is not rocket science, yet it gives diners in Copenhagen access to fresh and delicious food at reasonable prices with an emphasis on seafood, fish and meats, which are prepared simply and flavourfully. NA

Danish Flæskesteg Pork neck on the bone with skin intact 800g Coarse salt Ground pepper bay leaves 10-15 6-7 cups water meat thermometer START BY preheating the oven to 180C while you prepare the pork. Although it is perfectly fine to take the pork straight from the fridge, allowing it to stand and come to room temperature is desirable. Once the pork has reached room temperature, start by scoring the pork skin all over at 5mm intervals, until you are nearly down to the meat. Then with a damp hand, rub in plenty of coarse salt, and pepper to taste. Finally take the bay leaves and stick them into the cuts.

Karriere Bar Flæsketorvet 57, Cph V; open: Thu 16:00-24:00, Fri 16:00-04:00, Sat 18:00-04:00; 3321 5509; www. karrierebar.com An edgy bar where the music and gossip don’t end, Karriere Bar, hidden in a corner of Kødbyen, should be number one on your list for dining and cocktails. SM Chai:Wong Thorvaldsensvej 2, Frederiksberg; open Mon-Sat 11:00-24:00; SouthEast Asian; starters 55-125kr, mains 135195kr; www.chaiwong.dk Inspired by a trip to various Asian cities, the owners have brought authentic Asian cooking to Frederiksberg. Enjoy a lychee mojito as you study the menu, and be sure to try the prawns with rice noodles. For dessert, order the banana cake with salted coconut ice cream, then stagger home, full of good food and wine. CS BioMio Halmtorvet 19, 1700 Cph V; open daily 12:00-24:00 (later Fri and Sat), kitchen open 12:0022:00; 3331 2000; starters 75kr, mains 135kr; www.biomio.dk Located in an old warehouse next to trendy Kødbyen, Bio Mio is certainly unusual for conservative Copenhagen. It’s stylish without being pretentious, fast enough that you don’t go crazy waiting for food, and loud enough that you can make a racket without anyone raising an eyebrow. JH Cap Horn Nyhavn 21, Cph K; open MonFri 10:00-00:00, Sat-Sun 09:0000:00; 3312 8504; starters from 99kr, main courses from 139kr, desserts from 39kr; see www. caphorn.dk for special events Cap Horn’s simple menu boasts a fine selection of organic, homemade Danish fare with a touch of seasonal influence. There were two highlights: the veal, pumpkin, mushrooms and potatoes with amazing truffle sauce (a “best ever veal experience”) and the chocolate cake (“Oh My God”), which was possibly the best chocolate cake ever! MM

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Once prepared, place the roast, skin-side up, on an oven rack over a deep roasting tray along with 6-7 cups of water. Roast the pork at 180C for 65-70 minutes. Halfway through the cooking you can pour off the liquid from the roasting tray. This liquid can then be reserved for making gravy if you wish. To make sure that the roast is cooked to perfection, always use a meat thermometer to test the roast’s core temperature before removing it from the oven. At 65C it will be slightly pink and juicy, whilst cooking to a higher temperature will produce a drier roast. Let the roast rest for at least 15 minutes before carving. Serve roast pork with boiled potatoes, red cabbage and gravy.

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Restaurant Dalaman Vodroffsvej 15, Frederiksberg C; Open daily 16:0024:00; 3322 1231; threecourse menus 119kr, 139kr & 159kr pp; www.dalaman.dk Turkish restaurant Dalaman puts an emphasis on good food and customer satisfaction. It’s a haven for meat lovers and is popular among its clientele for the meaty mixed grill. AJ Saxo Cafe Colbjørnsensgade 11, 1652 Cph V; open 11:00-23:00; 3888 8288; Chinese buffet 128kr pp, dim sum dishes from 35kr; www.saxocafe.dk Saxo’s menu is an eclectic and comforting mix of cultures, incorporating Thai, Chinese and Vietnamese buffets, Dim Sum and Vietnamese menus, and traditional Danish fare. With such a wide choice, it’s a great place to go as a group who can’t agree on a choice of cuisine. AK Kødbyens Deli Slagterbøderne 8, Cph V; takeaway classics; open MonThu 11:00-20:00, Fri 11:0021:00, Sat 12:00-21:00; most mains 60-70kr; 3386 1586; www.kodbyensdeli.dk The owners claim that they make the best fish ‘n’ chips. Stop by this takeaway joint and see for yourself. The dish of the day is always a hit, or you can opt for salad or dessert. SB Bock Bistro & Vinotek Dag Hammarskjölds Alle 7, Cph Ø; Hungarian cuisine; open Mon-Sat 12:00-15:00 & 17:00-23:00; starters 85120kr, mains 174-245kr; 3313 9194; info@bockbistro.dk; www.bockbistro.dk Look no further for Hungarian comfort food because this bistro offers a wide range of the country’s specialties. The adventurous can try some blood sausage, and no meal is complete without a glass of Tokaji Aszu, a sweet dessert wine. PDR

Pubs The Irish Rover Strøget 46, Cph K; Open daily 10:00-late; www.irishrover.dk There’s live music Thursday-Sunday (22:00-late), the kitchen is open from 10:00 until late every day – serving a burger meal with pint for just 120kr – the pub caters to all sports fans, there’s a pool table in their back room where you can smoke, and there’s an upstairs lounge area – the perfect place to relax with a view over Strøget. BH Brew Pub Vestergade 29, Cph K; open Mon-Thu 12:00-24:00, Fri-Sat 12:00-02:00, Sun closed; 3332 0060; www.brewpub.dk The menu is full of hearty, homely, yet inventive dishes featuring inspired use of the same ingredients that go into the brewing process. Each dish is matched with one of Brew Pub’s own concoctions from the casks across the courtyard. AK Charlie’s Pilestræde 33, Cph K; open Mon 14:00-00:00, Tue-Wed 12:00-01:00, Thu-Sat 12:0002:00, Sun 14:00-23:00; 40-50kr per pint; www.charlies.dk Serving up ales from microbreweries across the UK, in addition to continental beers and several ciders, this bar might be the best place in Copenhagen to sip the night away. EM Sankt Nikolai Restaurant & Pub Nikolajgade 18, Cph K; open Mon-Sat 16:00–00:00, Sun 13:00–00:00; www.sanktnikolai.dk A friendly English boozer with great cask ale and cider, darts and pool (spanking new table), English-themed events (sign up for their monthly email), and splendid British grub (shepherd’s pie, beef and Yorkshire pud, fish and chips etc). The first Wednesday of every month is quiz night and the last Sunday ‘family day’ – a great occasion to let the blighters run riot. BH

The Globe Nørregade 43-45, Cph K; Opening hours vary, until 03:00 Fri-Sat Friendly service and good value food make this the perfect city pub. If it’s company you want, try the main bar, or a private function, the second bar; seatingwise, pull up a high chair, relax on cushioned benches or lord it as a bishop for the evening; or go genteel in the library – a great place to cheat in the fortnightly quiz. BH Kennedy’s Irish Bar Gammel Kongevej 23, 1610 Cph V; Open Mon-Sun 12:0002:00 It’s not an Irish pub. Instead it’s a pub owned by Irishmen, and there’s a big difference. It’s an authentic taste of what the Emerald Isle was like in the 1980s in a pub totally devoid of concepts, themes, and DIY Irish pub kits. Drop by at 17:00 on Fridays for the traditional Irish music sessions which are rapidly gaining in popularity. BH Southern Cross Løngangstræde 37, Cph K; open Sun-Thu 15:00-03:00, SatSun 12:00-05:00; 3311 0939 This Aussie boozer has a lively darts board, a fortnightly quiz, a good sports atmosphere, and a happy hour until 8pm during which you can buy beers for just 30kr. JHW The Dubliner Amagertorv 5, Cph K; Open Mon-Sun 10:00-late It’s the perfect place for sports fans to mingle, or for live music, which it provides every day. It serves food from 10am to 10pm, and diners can find peace from the music and sport on a table overlooking the walking street, or on the first floor balcony overlooking Amagertorv. BH The Old English Pub Vesterbrogade 2B, 1620 Cph V; Open Sun-Thu 11:30-02:30, Fri-Sat 11:30-04:30; 3332 1921; www.oldenglishpub.dk Facing Tivoli’s arches and just a stone’s throw from Strøget, it’s the ideal pit-stop on a tour of the city centre. LB


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THIS WILL not be the first or the last time that a non-Dane in these pages ponders the true meaning of that great Danish concept of ‘hygge’. But as the first snow of the year starts to appear, thinking about it here is topical, if not revolutionary. Not only does a grasp of hygge provide both an insight into some of the values that Danes hold dear, but it’s also a cautionary tale about the perils of translation, because it’s a concept that can be tricky to pin down. While it most definitely translates as ‘cosy’, ‘hygge’ can imply so much more than just cosiness. And this complexity extends to the physical too, as a place needs to do a lot more than simply light some candles to be ‘hyggeligt’. Because ultimately ‘hygge’ is a state of mind, rather than anything tangible, and as with all feelings, you can tell straightaway when it’s there without necessarily being able to pin it down in words. So, just because you can spot a few candles in a cosy looking bar when you cycle past, it’s no guarantee that the feeling inside will be ‘hyggeligt’. Too often with some of the more, let us say, ‘fashionable’ bars on Vesterbro, there can be a frosty feeling when you walk in that is only highlighted by the candles that line the windowsills and tables, so it’s a great relief that the atmosphere when walking into Lundgren Torvet is immediately as warm as the flickering flames that might entice you in. In some respects, this tucked-away wine bar can consider its location both a blessing and a curse. Sitting on the far corner of Vesterbro Torv, almost obscured by the bright lights of Café Obelix, the more noticeable cafes on the square will most likely sweep up any casual customers, leaving the snug Lundgren Torvet with a feeling of being for those ‘in the know’. It’s by no means hidden, but just doesn’t shout itself across the square, which feels like a blessing for its customers. The front door leads straight into the bar area and its large armchairs and sofa, and a scattering of bar stools against the classic French bistro-style bar. While it doesn’t take more than 15 or so people to fill up the front bar, there’s a decentsized dining area behind it, with simple wooden furniture, exposed brick walls and blackboards displaying the menus. Although the food selection at Lundgren Torvet is modest, what it does serve is appropriately chosen and served well. The selection of plates will do away with

daily and sourced from the Hungarian restaurant Bock near the US Embassy to get around Lundgren Torvet’s lack of a hot food licence. The choice on our visit was a warming beef stew with peas and mashed potatoes for 125kr, something that shouts out to be enjoyed with a big glass of Burgundy. Our wines were chosen by our helpful waiter Mark, who recommended two perfect fits for us and our food – an alwaysdrinkable Bourgogne for the white, and an Austrian Pinot Noir for the red, which was a light and (literally) cool alternative

to some of the heavier reds on offer. Good food, good wine, good surroundings and good service – yes, this definitely qualified as a ‘hyggeligt’ evening. And even on a cold and wet Monday night, many of Lundgren Torvet’s candlelit tables were occupied, with the locals being joined by British, Dutch and French customers who were all proving that it isn’t just Danes who can appreciate a hygge little bar when they find one.

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HERE’S A familiarity that pervades almost every facet of Killing Them Softly. Ray Liotta running a scam, feeling the pinch from his superiors; James Gandolfini breathing heavily through his nostrils (albeit it in a largely irrelevant role), huffing and puffing his way through the dialogue like some prize bull on downers; Brad Pitt doing his light-fingered spiel, managing to do the clean up without getting his hands dirty – a golden boy – dancing above the mess. That’s a double-edged sword, for while there’s an element of welcome celluloid nostalgia to be enjoyed from watching this medley of greatest gangster hits, it’s all so uncomfortably derivative. There’s a creeping sense that writer/director Andrew Dominik has stolen much more than he’s created. At the very least, his casting and his soundtrack lack so little imagination as to be groan-inducing. It’s like watching a Martin Scorsese film shot by Michael Mann and written by Quentin Tarantino – which might be interesting, except that all three would be doing impersonations of themselves. That is to say, that while the film looks the part with its textural lighting and autumnal colours, there’s no escaping that this is all a second-hand and violent regurgitation of something you’ve already seen: at best, lovingly crafted nostalgia: at worst, spotty-faced fanboy filmmaking. Despite Dominik’s attempts to persuade you otherwise, the plot is minimal – please read the following aloud, adopting an East Coast ma-

The last time Brad saw pump-action as good as this, Angelina had to call the fire brigade

fioso accent as you go: It goes down like this: Markie’s place sees a lotta poker action. One day Markie (Liotta) clocks all the paper flying around his joint and figures: who’s gonna suspect him knocking off his own joint, right? So he fixes it all up and hires a couple a fresh mooks to drop by, wave their pieces around and bag the green. Bada-bing. Runs like a dream. Only snag being, Markie’s got a big mouth. He can’t help himself: starts sounding off about how he ripped off his joint. Before long, da whole hood is talkin’. That’s when The Squirrel (Vincent Curatola) starts cookin’ up a

hit on Markie’s place, all on his own figurin’ since everybody’s still yabberin’ about it, finger o’ blame’s sure to point at Markie. Don’t matter whether it makes sense or not, it’s what they’ll say on the street. Course, the Squirrel don’t do his own laundry, if you take my meaning. That’s where these two deadbeats Frankie (McNairy) and Russell (Mendelsohn) come into the picture ... What follows this initial set-up becomes protracted beyond all reason, and redundant plot complications hide the paper-thin premise. Dominik, with all his romantic stylings, would

economic meltdown at the moment the news is breaking, thus comparing these gamblers and small-time crooks to US big business and corrupt bankers. The McCain/Obama election unravels via billboards, on car radios and in snippets of TV news in bars. The intention shows there was the potential to provide the film with some of the originality and depth that it so badly needs – but alas, it never really seems to gel in any meaningful way, and certainly not in Pitt’s concluding monologue, which despite an attempt to summarise the film’s subtext, feels contrived. Fuggeddaboutit.

This particular man thinks only in clichés Think Like A Man (3) Dir: Tim Story; US romantic comedy, 2012, 122 mins; Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart, Taraji P Henson, Meagan Good, Michael Ealy, Jerry Ferrara Premieres December 6 Playing at Fisketorvet

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This romcom is merely a long-winded product placement in disguise

have you believe that 2008 – dressed up to look more like 1978 with all the leather jackets, brylcreem, Mustangs and Cadillacs you can wave a piece at is enough to make you actually give a f*@$. There’s not one character to care about. Perhaps the inclusion of a single female character might have provided perspective – a refreshing glass of ice water in this, a desert of variations on tired, testosterone-fuelled clichés. If there is anything to recommend the film by way of originality, it must be Dominik’s attempt to tell a gangster story about NY hoodlums through the spectrum of our current

ASED ON the real-life self-help book, Act Like a Lady – Think Like a Man, Fantastic Four director Tim Story uses Steve Hardy’s bestselling dating how-to book for women to show the alleged success women can enjoy by taking relationship advice about men

from a man, instead of a woman. A ‘traitor’ to his sex, Hardy gives men’s secrets away to the enemy (women, obviously), those being, basically, that a man is biologically programmed to want sex, while women want marriage. So, the simple path to marital bliss is paved with abstinence and adventure, and one we get to follow with four troubled couples. There’s confusion, lying and manipulation, but with Hardy’s help, every woman eventually gets her man. If you can get over the blatant sexism of the Victorian-age premise, you might be able to enjoy some of the funny, dirty jokes that come from a bright cast who do the best they can

with a wafer-thin script. Standup comedian Kevin Hart is slumming it after the brilliance of Modern Family, though he has some funny moments as ‘the (un)happily divorced guy’ who is as hyperactive and inappropriate as a terrier in heat. Taraji P Henson gives a credible performance that goes beyond her skeleton of a character in Lauren, a driven executive who is painted as bitter and vapid (and single of course). She calls herself “strong”, her friend calls her “too strong” – enter a strapping young lad to come and save her from her successful self. But here’s the miracle: despite their stale set-up, Henson and the ridiculously sexy Michael Ealy

have real chemistry, and their scenes are some of the few that contain any sense of intimacy or romance. In what was probably a bid to subvert the overhanging chauvinistic attitude, writers Keith Merryman and David Newman have attempted to create four bright and vivacious female leads, admittedly with moderate success. But how is it that four smart and articulate women all fall into the same female clichés that have been around since the dawn of time? What you’re left with is a predictable battle of the sexes romcom that has little more to offer than a few soonforgotten chuckles. LINN LEMHAG


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7 - 13 December 2012 Dench, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Bérénice Marlohe Forget the latter Brosnan follies, the much maligned Quantum Tyrannosaur (15) of Solace and even fan-favorite Casino Royale because, for the Dir: Paddy Considine; first time in nearly two decades, UK drama, 2012, 91 mins; nobody is doing it better. MW Peter Mullan, Olivia Colman, Eddie Marsan Searching for Paddy Considine’s directorial debut proves that he has Sugar Man (15) the makings of a masterful filmmaker. Tyrannosaur is a Dir: Malik Bendjelloul; Swe/ tale of disconnected people US/SA doc, 2012, 86 mins looking for humanity. One If you disappear into obscurity of the best British kitchen after an undistinguished music sink dramas of recent years, career, you can always take pride the plot may be relentlessly in the fact that halfway across miserable, but suggests that the world a nation is being inthe actor-turned-director has spired by your music to start a a bright future ahead. LR revolution against a racist oppressive regime. That’s at least The Act of Killing (15) what happened in the case of US ‘70s rocker Rodriguez, who was a hero to many during the Dir: Joshua Oppenheimer; South African struggle against UK/ Indo doc, 2012, 115 mins apartheid. Swedish filmmaker When the Indonesian govern- Bendjelloul follows two South ment was overthrown by the African fans as they try to find military in 1965, local gangster out what happened to their hero, Anwar Congo and his friends and the result is as compelling were appointed death squad as a real-life detective story. LL leaders, helping the army to kill an estimated one million ethnic Chinese alleged communists and intellectuals. This documen- Avoid like the Plague tary’s masterstroke is revealing these monsters as human, and therefore recognisable. This is how it manages to touch End of Watch (15) us − and in doing so, the film transcends its medium. MW Dir: David Ayer; US action/thriller, 2012, 109 mins; Jake Gyllenhaal, Skyfall (11) Michael Pena, Anna Kendrick, Natalie Martinez Dir: Sam Mendes; UK/US Writer/director David Ayer (Trainaction/thriller, 2012, 143 ing Day) is a one-trick pony who mins; Daniel Craig, Javier likes to depict Los Angelenos who Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Judi straddle the line between law and criminality. As officer Brian Taylor

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(Gyllenhaal) and partner Zavala (Pena) patrol the streets, Ayer attempts to weave mocking brotherly banter between ethical certitudes and racial politics. In the end,, none of it serves this over-simplified story of good versus evil. AS

The Possession (15) Dir: Ole Bornedal; US horror, 2012, 92 mins; Natasha Calis, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kyra Sedgwick The only twist in an otherwise by-the-book exorcism plot is that instead of a Christian demon, this is a Jewish one. This forgettable flick does a decent job at maintaining a feeling of dread throughout, but that’s mostly because the audience can’t wait for it to be over. ED

Ted (15) Dir: Seth MacFarlane; US comedy, 2012, 106 mins; Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane A tale of Peter Pan-esque protracted male adolescence and ‘broversus-ho’ ethics, this is a film that squarely relies on the comic potential of random flotsam and jetsam pop culture, tongue-in-cheek offensiveness and state-of-the-art foul-mouthed puppet humour. As with much of MacFarlane’s work, it is devoid of any trace of sophistication or finesse, and is fitfully amusing thanks only to the occasional deadpan shock-value jokes offered by Mark Wahlberg’s crooked straight-man performance. AS

Taken 2 (15) Dir: Olivier Megaton; US action, 2012, 95 mins; Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Leland Orser The first film was a guilty pleasure that worked only for Neeson’s fast-paced and high-octane action sequences, and in spite of a mind-numbingly dreadful performance from Maggie Grace. Now they’re both back, but this time with frenetic fight scenes that appear to be stolen straight out of Die Hard, and even more screen time for Grace. Skip it. LL

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (11) Dir: Bill Condon; US fantasy, 2012, 119 mins; Kristin Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Dakota Fanning, Ashley Greene, Nikki Reed, Michael Sheen The enormously lucrative franchise that is The Twilight Saga finally comes to an end. And thank god for that. As we’ve come to expect from the last four films, Part 2’s soap-operaesque script, lacklustre direction and mind-numbing melodrama are the film’s biggest problems. But perhaps the scariest part of all comes with the introduction of some new characters, which leaves the door open for potential spin-offs. Now there’s a scary thought. LR

Also Playing Hope Springs (11) Dir: David Frankel; US romcom, 2012, 100 mins; Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carell, Mimi Rogers While the trailer makes this film look like a syrupy sex romp, only a mournful tale of relationship turmoil lurks beneath the slapstick jokes and sarcastic jibes of Hope Springs. Longtime couple Kay (Streep) and Arnold (Jones) embark on an intensive marriage counselling class in a last-ditch effort to save their marriage. The film raises faint hope and humour during the counselling session scenes, but the therapist Bernie Feld (Carell) unfortunately then sends the couple out on intimacy exercises, shudder-worthy attempts at vulgar comedy. Short on laughs and drama alike, Hope Springs reduces Kay and Arnold’s reconciliation efforts to 100 minutes of bickering, crying, and attempts at intimacy. LR

Room 237 (15) Dir: Rodney Ascher; US doc, 2012, 102 mins Documentary film-maker Rodney Ascher delves into one of the most-beloved horror films of all-time, namely Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining and, with the help of five hard-core Shining fans, explores some of the many symbolic interpretations surrounding the film. Most of it is far-fetched and absurd, but all of it entertaining! LL

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Argo (15) Dir: Ben Affleck; US thriller, 2012, 120 mins; Ben Affleck, John Goodman, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, Clea Duvall, Tate Donovan, Victor Garber While Affleck has gone to some lengths to deliver a restrained and tasteful film, the script itself is determined to show off, with the climax taking every opportunity to ratchet up the drama quite shamelessly. It might make for highly entertaining cinema, but falls short in convincing us of the narrative’s authenticity. For a film about disguise, this film masquerades as one belonging to the dangerous fringes of political filmmaking, but reveals itself to be quite mainstream and, like Affleck himself, a little more ordinary that it really should be. MW

Sinister (15) Dir: Scott Derrickson; US horror, 2012, 110 mins; Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onoofrio, Michael Hall D’Addario, Juliet Rylance What Sinister lacks in innovation it makes up for in jump-inducing frights and gruesome imagery. This flick will definitely please horror fans, but might not be the thing for the squeamish. LL

PROGRAMME: THURSDAY 6 DECEMBER - WEDNESDAY 12 DECEMBER 2012 All times are subject to change KINOPALÆET without notice; consult Klampenborgvej 215 A, Lyngby www.kino.dk for confirmation. Argo (15) 18:30-21:10 End of Watch (15) PALADS 16:30-19:00-21:30 Axeltorv 9, Cph K; 7013 1211 Hope Springs (11) Argo (15) 14:10-16:45-19:00-21:15 16:20-21:30 Killing Them Softly (15) End of Watch (15) 12:00-14:10-16:20-19:00-21:15 11:30-14:00-16:20-19:00Sinister (15) 21:30 21:20 Hope Springs (11) Skyfall (11) 19:00 12:10-15:15-18:30-21:30 Looper (15) Taken 2 (15) 19:00-21:30 21:30 The Possession (15) 12:00-14:10-16:20-18:45-21:00 The Possession (15) 18:45-21:00 Sinister (15) The Twilight Saga: Breaking 21:30 Dawn - part 2 (11) Skyfall (11) 1 1 : 0 0 - 1 2 : 0 0 - 1 4 : 0 0 - 1 5 : 0 0 - 12:00-14:00-16:00-18:3020:45-21:10 17:00-18:20-20:10-21:20 Taken 2 (15) 18:45-21:00 Ted (11) 19:00-21:30 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - part 2 (11) 11:30-12:15-14:00-14:5016:30-17:30-19:00-20:10-21:30

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Abalonsgade 5, Cph V, 3324 4200 The Act of Killing (15) 15:00-21:00 Room 237 (15) 17:00 Searching for Sugar Man (15) 14:15-19:15-21:00

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Kalvebod Brygge 57, Cph V; 7010 1202 Argo (15) 20:30-23:30 (Fri & Sat) End of Watch (15) 19:00-21:15-23:45 (Fri & Sat) Hope Springs (11) 16:40 (Sat & Sun) Killing Them Softly(15) 12:10-14:20-16:45-19:00-21:15 Skyfall (11) 11:00-12:30-14:00-15:3017:00-18:30-20:00-21:3023:30 (Fri & Sat) The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - part 2 (11) 11:00-13:30-16:00-18:3019:00-20:30-21:00-23:00 (Fri) Think Like A Man (3) 18:45-21:20 (Sat & Sun)

GENTOFTE KINO

Gentoftegade 39; www.gentoftekino.dk Hope Springs (11) 17:00

GLORIA

Rådhuspladsen 59, Cph K 3312 4292; www.gloria.dk Room 237 (15) 15:45-21:20

GRAND TEATRET

Mikkel Bryggers Gade 8, Cph K www.grandteatret.dk Argo (15) 11:30-14:00-16:30-19:00-21:30 Hope Springs (11) 14:20 Killing Them Softly (15) 12:00-14:20-16:40-19:00-21:30 Searching for Sugar Man (15) 14:20-21:30

DAGMAR

Jernbanegade 2, Cph K 3314 3222 Argo (15) 21:30 Hope Springs (11) 9:45-12:00-14:20-16:40-19:00Killing Them Softly (15) 9:45-12:00-14:20-16:40-19:0021:15

IMPERIAL

Ved Vesterport 4, Cph V 70131211; www.imperialbio.dk Skyfall (11) 12:00-15:20-21:00

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Guldbergsgade 29F; Cph N, 3536 0036; www.empirebio.dk The Act of Killing (15) 17:00 Argo (15) 22:15 End of Watch (15) 13:00-20:00 Hope Springs (11) 17:45 Keep the Lights On (11) 19:30 Searching for Sugar Man (15) 13:00 Skyfall (11) 16:00-19:00-22:00 Tyrannosaur (15) 15:00-21:45

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‘a simple life’ – Film of the Month 6-16 Dec.: Winner of five awards at Venice Film Festival. “A Simple Life paints portraits of two good people in gentle humanist terms ... one of the year’s best films” – rogerebert.com We present some 50 films with English dialogue or subtitles every month. See what’s on at dfi.dk/english GothersGade 55 / tel 3374 3412 / tue-Fri 9:30-22:00 / sat 12:00-22:00 / sun 12-19:30


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PICK O THE W F EEK

Too Much Too Young - Children of the Middle Ages DRK, Wed 20:00

THEY SAY Xmas is for the kids, and this week we’ve got them dying prematurely, getting murdered, acting precocious and Richard Hammond. A kid I knew lost half his cranium in a crash. But here’s the thing: he came back a nicer bloke, as he used to be a complete dick. Sadly, the reverse was true of the presenter of Richard Hammond’s Journey to the Centre of the Planet (DRHD, Mon 20:00). Now he’s a rabid maniac who can’t stop guzzling and dribbling over simplified drivel in the hope that someone will give him back his marbles. Watch him give plate tectonics the Top Gear treatment, and jump on any excuse to show us explosions, molten lava and sparkly bits that aren’t too dissimilar to the contents of his brain.

Not sure Hammond would have made it to adulthood in the 1430s if the 2011 BBC doc Too Much Too Young - Children of the Middle Ages is anything to go by. Looking principally at the areas of religion, war and work, it’s a fascinating new perspective of the era, even if the narrator’s gesticulations are a wee bit distracting at times. A bit like the presence of the filmmaker in Andrew Jenks, Room 335, the 2005 debut of the top-ofthe-dox pin-up who has introducedMTV’s viewers to the concept of … well, you can’t really call this documentary, it’s reality TV whichever way you look at it. In this doc, Jenks hangs out in an old people’s home and discovers that, hell no, while their faces have disappeared, some of them still have personalities.

Like the British comedians in John Bishop’s Sport Relief Hell (BBC Ent, Sat 21:00 or Sun 16:30) and David Walliams’s Big Swim (BBC Ent, Sat 22:00 or Sun 17:30) whose efforts really go to show that if you’re brave enough to try standup comedy, you can do anything. Elsewhere, Secrets of the AraDRK, Wed 20:00 Too Much Too Young - Children of the Middle Ages bian Nights, presented by Richard E Grant, looks at how the tales were brought to Europe; Sculpture Diaries (DRK, Wed 21:00) revisits the creation of Mount Rushmore; crass 2012 drama series Beauty and the Beast (TV2 Zulu, Sat 20:00) scored a poor 33 on Metacritic; and Andrew Marr’s series History of the World, according to the Guardian, is a “good edit” despite the “ridiculous dramatic reconstructions”. BEN HAMILTON DRK, Tue 21:00 Secrets of the Arabian Nights

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K6, Sun 14:00 Premier League: Manchester City vs Manchester United

FILM O THE W F EEK

K4, Fri 21:00 An Education

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17:00-17:50 Murder, She Wrote 21:55-23:35 Brokedown Palace (US drama, 1999) Claire Danes 23:35-01:25 Total Recall (US scifi, 1990) Arnold Schwarzenegger

20:00-21:15 Matador (Dan drama, 1978) Jørgen Buckhøj 21:15-23:15 Moonraker (UK action, 1979) Roger Moore 23:15-01:00 Agatha Christie’s Poirot (UK crime, 2003) David Suchet

22:55-00:25 DCI Banks (UK crime, 2012) Stephen Tompkinson

17:00-17:50 Murder, She Wrote 22:30-23:15 Amber (Ire drama series, 2012) 23:15-00:10 Paradox (UK thriller series, 2009)

17:00-17:50 Murder, She Wrote

17:00-17:50 Murder, She Wrote 22:30-23:20 Homeland (US thriller series, 2012) Claire Danes 23:20-00:00 Damages

17:00-17:50 Murder, She Wrote 23:20-00:50 Shadow Island Mysteries: The Last Christmas (Can rom crime, 2010)

19:05-19:55 Sherlock Holmes (UK crime series, 1986) 19:55-21:40 Dorian Gray (UK drama, 2009) Colin Firth

18:00-18:40 Saving Face (US doc, 2011) 20:01-20:55 Suicide Tourist (Can doc, 2007) - part of the DR2 euthanasia theme night 20:55-22:30 How To Die in Oregon (US doc, 2011) 23:35-01:15 Waking the Dead (UK crime series, 2000) Trevor Eve

20:00-21:00 River Cottage 23:40-00:25 Above Suspicion (UK crime series, 2009) Ciarán Hinds

19:10-20:00 Climate Wars (UK science series, 2008)

17:55-18:40 WWII Lost Films: Air War (US doc, 2011) 19:10-20:00 Climate Wars 21:00-22:30 Andrew Jenks, Room 335 (US doc, 2006)

17:55-18:40 WWII Lost Films: Air War 19:10-20:00 Do We Need the Moon? (UK science doc, 2011)

19:10-20:00 The Secret Life of Ice (UK science doc, 2011) 22:15-22:30 River Cottage 23:50-00:10 The Daily Show

16:15-17:10 Friends 20:35-22:20 Beverly Hills Cop 3 (US com, 1994) Eddie Murphy 22:35-00:25 Double Jeopardy (US thriller, 1999) Tommy Lee Jones

00:20-01:55 Commando (US com, 2008) Owen Wilson

20:35-22:00 Four Christmases (US drama, 2008) Reese Witherspoon

16:15-16:45 Friends

16:45-17:10 Friends

16:15-17:10 Friends

16:15-17:10 Friends

18:10-19:05 King of Queens 19:05-20:00 Friends 20:00-20:40 101 Ways to Leave a Gameshow (UK reality show, 2010) 23:55-00:45 Russell Howard’s Good News (UK com series, 2011)

18:10-19:05 King of Queens 19:05-20:00 Friends 20:00-21:30 Beauty and the Beast (US crime series, 2012) pilot

12:35-21:00 Desperate Housewives (US drama series, 2010) season seven 21:00-21:45 101 Ways to Leave a Gameshow

18:10-19:05 King of Queens 19:05-20:00 Friends 23:55-00:45 Russell Howard’s Good News

18:10-19:05 King of Queens 19:05-20:00 Friends 23:40-00:30 Russell Howard’s Good News

18:10-19:05 King of Queens 19:05-20:00 Friends 23:55-00:40 Russell Howard’s Good News

18:10-19:05 King of Queens 19:05-20:00 Friends 23:40-00:25 Russell Howard’s Good News

17:00-18:00 NCIS 18:00-19:00 Bones 20:00-21:00 Mobbed (US reality show, 2011) 21:00-22:50 Happy Gilmore (US com, 1996) Adam Sandler 22:50-01:05 Sex and the City (US com series, 1998) Sarah Jessica Parker

17:30-19:00 Gordon’s Christmas Cookalong (UK food, 2011) 21:00-23:15 Perfect Stranger (US thriller, 2007) Bruce Willis 23:15-01:50 Sex and the City

21:00-23:00 The Tourist (US action, 2010) Angelina Jolie 23:00-01:20 Sex and the City

17:00-18:00 NCIS 18:00-19:00 Bones 20:00-21:00 The Mentalist 22:00-00:40 Sex and the City

17:00-18:00 NCIS 18:00-19:00 Bones 21:00-22:00 NCIS 22:00-00:40 Sex and the City

17:00-18:00 NCIS 18:00-19:00 Bones 21:00-22:00 Bones 22:00-00:45 Sex and the City

17:00-18:00 NCIS 18:00-19:00 Bones 21:00-22:00 Unforgettable (US drama series, 2011) 22:00-00:35 Sex and the City

17:00-18:00 The Simpsons 18:00-20:00 How I Met Your Mother 20:00-21:00 Man V Food Nation (US food travel series, 2012) 21:00-01:05 Apocalypse Now Redux (extended version from 2001 of US war film from 1979) Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando

00:00-01:50 Buried (US drama, 2010) Ryan Reynolds

22:25-05:50 NFL: New York Giants vs New Orleans Saints, followed by Green Bay Packers vs Detroit Lions

17:00-18:00 The Simpsons 18:00-20:00 How I Met Your Mother 20:00-21:00 Man V Food Nation 21:00-23:10 The Fast and the Furious (US action, 2001) Paul Walker 23:10-00:25 Spartacus (US action series, 2010) Andy Whitfield

17:00-18:00 The Simpsons 18:00-20:00 How I Met Your Mother 20:00-21:00 Man V Food Nation 21:00-23:10 2 Fast 2 Furious (US action, 2003) Paul Walker 23:10-00:25 Spartacus

17:00-18:00 The Simpsons 18:00-20:00 How I Met Your Mother 20:00-21:00 Man V Food Nation 21:00-23:05 The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (US action, 2006) Lucas Black 23:05-00:10 Spartacus

17:00-18:00 The Simpsons 18:00-20:00 How I Met Your Mother 20:00-21:00 Man V Food Nation 21:00-23:10 Fast & Furious (US action, 2009) Paul Walker 23:10-00:20 Spartacus

17:05-18:00 Grey’s Anatomy 18:00-19:00 Private Practice 19:00-20:00 Ghost Whisperer 21:00-23:00 An Education (UK drama, 2009) Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard 23:00-00:00 Grey’s Anatomy

19:00-20:00 Hart of Dixie (US drama series, 2011) 20:00-20:30 Cougar Town (US com series, 2009) Courteney Cox 20:30-22:30 The Santa Clause (US Christmas film, 1994) Tim Allen 22:30-00:35 First Snow (US thriller, 2006) Guy Pearce

23:55-00:55 Biggest Loser (US reality show)

17:05-18:00 Grey’s Anatomy 18:00-19:00 Private Practice 19:00-20:00 Ghost Whisperer 20:00-21:00 Hart of Dixie 21:00-23:05 Muriel’s Wedding (Aus com, 1996) Toni Collette 23:05-00:05 Grey’s Anatomy

17:05-18:00 Grey’s Anatomy 18:00-19:00 Private Practice 19:00-20:00 Ghost Whisperer 23:00-23:55 Grey’s Anatomy

17:05-18:00 Grey’s Anatomy 18:00-19:00 Private Practice 19:00-20:00 Ghost Whisperer 22:00-23:00 Trinny and Susannah’s Makeover Mission - Netherlands 23:00-23:55 Grey’s Anatomy

17:05-18:00 Grey’s Anatomy 18:00-19:00 Private Practice 19:00-20:00 Ghost Whisperer 22:00-22:55 Trinny and Susannah’s Makeover Mission - Netherlands 22:55-23:55 Grey’s Anatomy

18:00-19:00 Once Upon a Time (US adventure series, 2011) 19:00-20:00 Big Bang Theory 22:00-23:45 Piranha (US horror, 2010) Elisabeth Shue, Jerry O’Connell

18:00-18:55 Once Upon a Time 18:55-20:00 Lilyhammer (US/Nor crime series, 2011) Steven Van Zandt 20:00-21:35 Dr. Seuss’ The Cat In The Hat (US com, 2003) Mike Meyers 21:35-00:05 Twilight Saga: The Eclipse (US drama, 2010)

18:00-19:00 Once Upon a Time 20:00-21:00 Perception (US crime series, 2012) Eric McCormack 21:00-21:55 Missing (US action series, 2012) Ashley Judd 21:55-23:00 Lilyhammer 23:00-23:55 Criminal Minds

18:00-19:00 Once Upon a Time 19:00-19:30 Mike & Molly (US com series, 2010) 19:30-20:30 Big Bang Theory 20:30-23:40 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (US adventure, 2009) Daniel Radcliffe

18:00-19:00 Once Upon a Time 19:00-19:30 Mike & Molly 19:30-20:30 Big Bang Theory 20:30-22:15 Surviving Christmas (US com, 2004) Ben Affleck 22:15-23:10 CSI

18:00-19:00 Once Upon a Time 19:00-19:30 Mike & Molly 19:30-20:30 Big Bang Theory 21:30-22:25 Criminal Minds 22:25-23:20 Detroit 1-8-7 (US crime series) 23:20-00:15 CSI

18:00-19:00 Once Upon a Time 19:00-19:30 Mike & Molly 19:30-20:30 Big Bang Theory 20:30-21:30 CSI 23:30-00:25 Detroit 1-8-7


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