Nordic sci-fi between covers

Documenting a region’s cinematic genre output is laborious but much needed, especially when certain genres need more attention in that region. Learn more about Spektakulärt, the updated book on Nordic science fiction films, TV and shorts, written and edited by Peter Öberg. In 2012, Peter Öberg published Science fiction så in i Norden, a comprehensive book…

Updated Nordic sci-fi-pedia

In 2012, Peter Öberg published Science fiction så in i Norden, a comprehensive list of all Nordic science fictions films. Now an updated sequel is here, Spektakulärt. If you want to educate yourself on Nordic science fiction films, there are only a few specialized sources you can turn to. Peter Öberg’s new book Spektakulärt is…

Nordic sci-fi on paper

If you want to educate yourself on Nordic science fiction films, there are only a few specialized sources you can turn to. Peter Öberg’s book Science fiction så in i Norden is one of the most comprehensive overviews. Released by his own publishing house in 2012, Peter Öberg’s reference book Science fiction så in i…

Dead Snow prequel

Perhaps there will be a movie prequel or second sequel to Dead Snow, but if not, and in the mean time, you can enjoy the official Dead Snow comic book – right here and very free! Vegard Hoel is not only an actor in Tommy Wirkola’s two Dead Snow movies, he also wrote the Dead…

Review: Swedish Sensationfilms

Most countries have an underground film scene, a B-movie circuit and amateur/trash filmmakers. But few countries are mostly known for these “artistic” efforts. Ask anyone in the world outside Scandinavia what they associate with Sweden, and it will be meatballs, Ikea and bikini blondes. The latter is closely linked to a type of films that…

Book: Swedish sensationfilms

A book has been written, and published this month, on the exotic subject of Swedish cult films. The Japanese have samurai films, the Italians have giallo, but the Swedes have… “sensation films”! The 320 page trade paperback Swedish sensationfilms has been written by Daniel Ekeroth and covers Swedish cult and exploitation films made between the…