In conversation with artist Eirik Sæther on his debut film role in Norwegian dark comedy Sick of Myself

I’m waiting to speak to Eirik and as our zoom calls starts, he’s making sure the camera is taking in an object behind him. It is a sculpture of what looks like a big cat. Eirik: Hold on, let me … Continue reading In conversation with artist Eirik Sæther on his debut film role in Norwegian dark comedy Sick of Myself

photo of a red snake

“I became intrigued by the similarities and differences between humans and snakes” Norwegian author Silje Ulstein discusses her new novel Reptile Memoirs

Nordic Watchlist’s Marc Harries interviews Norwegian author Silje Ulstein about her debut novel, Reptile Memoirs which is available now. Reptile Memoirs Synopsis: Liv has a lot of secrets. Late one night, in the aftermath of a party in the apartment … Continue reading “I became intrigued by the similarities and differences between humans and snakes” Norwegian author Silje Ulstein discusses her new novel Reptile Memoirs

Having a blast: Actor Axel Bøyum stars in new Norwegian sci-fi comedy film coming to Netflix, ‘Blasted’

Norwegian actor Axel Bøyum is one to watch out for – he has already won awards early on in his career and has been considered one of the most exciting talents to come out of Norway. Frustratingly, a lot of … Continue reading Having a blast: Actor Axel Bøyum stars in new Norwegian sci-fi comedy film coming to Netflix, ‘Blasted’

Oslo trilogy star Anders Danielsen Lie tells us about TV series ‘Seizure’ coming to Walter Presents

After a quiet spell on All4’s Walter Presents, a new Nordic thriller series is coming at the end of the month. Seizure is a Norwegian psychological thriller with a supernatural edge, featuring one of Norway’s finest talents, Anders Danielsen Lie, … Continue reading Oslo trilogy star Anders Danielsen Lie tells us about TV series ‘Seizure’ coming to Walter Presents

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!

Danish Director Thomas Daneskov talks about making the midlife-crisis dark comedy ‘Wild Men’ filmed in the Norwegian mountains

This May sees the release of Thomas Daneskov’s film Wild Men – one of our highlights of the year already! We got to speak to the director about how this violent comedy came to be and how the theme of … Continue reading Danish Director Thomas Daneskov talks about making the midlife-crisis dark comedy ‘Wild Men’ filmed in the Norwegian mountains

Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival 2022: Four films in the Nordic award that examine electro-sensitivity, burnout, karaoke, and the Swedish pandemic strategy

Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival (CPH:DOX) is back for 2022, starting on 23rd March and finishing this coming weekend. This year sees the return of in-person events and screenings all over Copenhagen city, and we flew out there to check it … Continue reading Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival 2022: Four films in the Nordic award that examine electro-sensitivity, burnout, karaoke, and the Swedish pandemic strategy

Horst & Enger: Norways Finest Crime Writing Duo discuss all things Blix and Ramm

Described by Tvedestrandpost as one of the years most anticipated releases, Unhinged, the third book in the extremely popular Blix and Ramm series, was finally published in the UK on Wednesday 16th February. Nordic Watchlist were lucky enough to speak … Continue reading Horst & Enger: Norways Finest Crime Writing Duo discuss all things Blix and Ramm