The Tunnel preview

Even though he is attached to direct big budget Hollywood features now, Troll Hunter director André Øvredal is also well into The Tunnel, the most complex special effects movie ever made in Norway. André Øvredal’s short film The Tunnel is based on the sci-fi short story The Tunnel Ahead written by Alice Glaser in 1961.…

Review: The Troll Hunter

Tourists who visit Norway will be very familiar with the thousands of troll figures on display in souvenir shops. Nice, cosy, cute, creatures of fairy tales. All a lie, of course. Trolls are real. Trolls are evil. Trolls are lethal. And the Norwegian government are directing a massive cover-up to hide their existence from the…

Troll Hunter on DVD in February

The Troll Hunter will be released on DVD in Norway on February 9th, 2011. The mockumentary has been a big success in theatres and is also winning distribution overseas. Until now, 191.000 Norwegians have seen The Troll Hunter, which makes it one of the most popular Norwegian films in 2010, with only three other movies…

Solid troll opening weekend

The Norwegian horror-fantasy-comedy Troll Hunter enjoyed a solid opening weekend; it drew 50.000 people to the theatres, placing it at the top of opening weekend charts this year. The Troll Hunter, about three students who are making a documentary about a shy troll hunter, officially sold 49.852 tickets this weekend, although some theatres have not…

Troll Hunter goes to Magnet

Good news for US troll fans; Magnet Releasing has acquired theatrical rights for the Norwegian mockumentary, The Troll Hunter. The deal includes the world (except Europe) so maybe the movie will be seen in theatres elsewhere too, and if not, on video in many territories. The Troll Hunter opens in Norway on October 29, 2010,…

Trollhunter preview

A new mockumentary about trolls is coming from Norway in October, entitled Trolljegeren in its original language. The producers claim that trolls exist, but wether the movie can be taken seriously when several comediens are in it, remains to be seen. The story in the fictional documentary – a mockumentary – is about three media…