Premiered at Locarno Festival Cop Secret premiered at Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland this month, one of the longest running film festivals having started back in 1946. The festival opened back up to the public this year and featured a … Continue reading Iceland’s answer to Hot Fuzz: ‘Cop Secret’ is a blast!
‘Wow this looks interesting! Is it from a new show?’ Never shy to ask a question, I was intrigued when I saw an image of a girl hugging a giant taxidermy bear. It looked dark and menacing yet also comforting. … Continue reading Inland: Interview with director Jon Blåhed and actress Irma von Platen
This month at the Nordic Watchlist we enjoyed a staycation, and the searing heatwave in the UK eventually turned to torrential rain – allowing us to bury ourselves in the sofa and enjoy some more Nordic treats! Here’s what we … Continue reading Nordic Flavours of the month: JULY
We have often shared our frustration in reading or hearing about fantastic new releases in the Nordic region but then having to patiently wait to see if they get a release in the UK. Sometimes they do, sometimes they don’t… … Continue reading New Nordic MUBI News!
This weekend sees the UK cinema release of ‘Tove’, a film about the early life and loves of artist Tove Jansson, creator of probably Finland’s most famous export – the Moomins. Here’s some more about the film and what we … Continue reading Let ‘Tove’ dance into your heart and imagination
We share a round-up of the best of what we’ve been enjoying in the last month. June brought us Box 21 from Walter Presents, a hard-hitting Swedish crime thriller. Meanwhile, Netflix continues it’s Nordic mission with a fun movie called … Continue reading Our Nordic Flavours of the Month – JUNE
The Festival A couple of weeks ago we were back in the digital festival universe, this time checking out a handful of Nordic offerings at Toronto’s Inside Out Festival. Inside Out Festival is Canada’s largest 2SLGBTQ+ film festival and the … Continue reading Swedish thriller Knocking on Inside Out festival’s door
Things get off to a rocky start when I called Danish TV and film star Jacob Lohmann. One moment he is sitting comfortably ready for our phone interview, the next we are struggling with the sound, the other pandemic that … Continue reading In conversation with Danish actor and Shorta star Jacob Lohmann
With Thomas Vinterberg’s fantastic movie Another Round winning Best International Feature at the Oscars last year, we decided to dive into the past decade and see what other Nordic movies have made it to the Oscars allowing you to set … Continue reading Oscar nominees from the Nordic region: 2010-2021
It has been a while since we dipped our toe back into the horror world, but something that we did catch our attention is the incredibly creepy looking Honeydew which is released today! The movie has Swedish star Malin Barr … Continue reading Meet Malin Barr: Swedish star of new horror movie ‘Honeydew’