Thelma vs Amanda

The critically acclaimed supernatural thriller Thelma has been nominated to 12 Amanda awards, the Norwegian Oscar. That happened in spite of the director’s threat to boycott the award show. Last year, Joachim Trier’s supernatural Thelma became one of the most applauded Norwegian genre movies in recent times. The film was part of the official selection at…

Amanda award nominees

In Hollywood they give out the Oscar, in France they award a golden palm to movies, and in Sweden they let the best movies win a scarab. Yes, really! This year, Norway’s Amanda award includes quite a few genre nominees. Yesterday the nominees for the annual Amanda film award was announced. The Amanda is the highest…

Movie Battle winners

On April 20th, the annual Movie Battle was held in Copenhagen, as part of the CPH PIX film festival. The theme for the short films this year was “slasher”. Founded by film director Shaky Gonzaléz in 2004, the Movie Battle is CPH PIX’s section where Denmark’s underground film making scene tests their muscles in genre…