Speak No Evil’s director Christian Tafdrup on exploring Scandinavian social awkwardness in his dark Danish horror

Speak No Evil is a film you’re likely going to hear a lot about as it finally gets released this month. Having started the year by debuting at Sundance and proving a pretty big hit there, it has continued to … Continue reading Speak No Evil’s director Christian Tafdrup on exploring Scandinavian social awkwardness in his dark Danish horror

Force of nature: tidal waves, earthquakes, and burning seas – the world of Norwegian disaster movies!

The disaster genre is one that I grew up watching a lot of as a kid in the 80s – back then such films as Inferno, The Poseidon Adventure, Earthquake, or Airport ’77 were perfect Saturday night movies to catch … Continue reading Force of nature: tidal waves, earthquakes, and burning seas – the world of Norwegian disaster movies!

“He was such a cocky bastard – I loved that!” Swedish director Jens Sjögren’s search for charisma while casting new film ‘I am Zlatan’

For those that may not follow football now have heard of the name Zlatan it refers to the Swedish football player Zlatan Ibrahimović, known as one of the greatest football players in the world boasting such statistics as scoring 570 … Continue reading “He was such a cocky bastard – I loved that!” Swedish director Jens Sjögren’s search for charisma while casting new film ‘I am Zlatan’

SPOTLIGHT: ‘The Hero’s Journey to the Third Pole’ documentary- Icelandic directors discuss their film about mental health

One of our favourite films shown at Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival CPH:DOX in the Nordic Dox award category was The Hero’s Journey to the Third Pole. An absolutely beautiful, moving, and musical piece from directors Andri Magnason and Anní Ólafsdóttir … Continue reading SPOTLIGHT: ‘The Hero’s Journey to the Third Pole’ documentary- Icelandic directors discuss their film about mental health