Watch Space Invasion in Lapland

If asked to name a few Swedish alien invasion movies, you’ll have an almost impossible task ahead of you. In general terms, they simply don’t exist. However, there is an exception. Space invasion in Lapland is the 1959 American-Swedish film that was ahead of its time. The alien invasion theme was a staple of 1950s film making in America,…

Lapland artwork

This 1950s American-Swedish alien invasion film is a cult favourite but if you don’t know it well yet, browse these galleries of stills and promotional art. It could have been set in Alaska or Canada, but it was set in Sweden, and filmed there too. Space invasion in Lapland (aka Horror in the Midnight Sun,…

Review: Lake of the Dead

Lake of the Dead is a mystery-crime-horror movie from 1958 that has a unique position in Norwegian cinema. Not only was it a major success and the first successfull Norwegian movie in the 50s (after a recession in movie making the entire decade), it is also one of few horror/suspense/fantasy movies made here, and possibly…