It came from the desert preview

It came from Finland – to invade you! It Came From the Desert is the latest schlock retro horror comedy from the country that brought you evil Santas and killer bunnies. Some horror movie concepts are traditional, some are original, and then there are the crazy-ass twisted ones. It Came From the Desert belongs in the latter category,…

Juleblod preview

After wilderness stalkers and trolls, Christmas may be the new Norwegian horror theme. Reinert Kiil’s Juleblod is the second Christmas related horror film in three years. Have you been naughty or nice? Coming from the director of The House, the horror comedy Juleblod is this year’s most twisted genre entry in Norwegian cinema. Reinert Kiil, a…

Hermit Monster Killer preview

Finally wriggling its way to audiences is the Swedish indie feature, Hermit: Monster Killer. After years in production, it might be the first of its kind in Sweden. Comedy and horror are combined in this low budget feature that has been in production and post since 2012. Inspired by both American genre films from the…

Review: Kurt Josef Wagle

Low budget film making is sometimes a creative field, but for some it is a necessity and it doesn’t always hit the target. This movie, from the creators of Dead Snow and Kill Buljo, was probably more fun to make than it is to watch. Following the story structure of Blair Witch Project, Kurt Josef Wagle og…

12 facts about Kung Fury

By now, only one person in the world has not seen Kung Fury yet, and if that person is you, here are 12 reasons why Kung Fury is the most bad-ass Swedish movie ever. In less than 24 hours, the sensational short film reached 3 million views on its official Youtube channel. Right now, it approaches…

Kung Fury preview

Premiering tomorrow on Swedish television and El Rey Network is Kung Fury, the over-the-top retro-cheesy 80s throwback actioner that features Adolf Hitler, dinosaurs and David Hasselhoff. Written and directed by David Sandberg, Kung Fury is a 30 minute action comedy, with plenty of fantasy overtones and sci-fi concepts, created as an homage to 1980s action and…

American Burger preview

Hoping to do for burgers what Jaws did for sharks. That’s the idea behind American Burger, the new Swedish horror comedy which will be VODed to viewers tomorrow. The campy horror comedy American Burger is written and directed by debuting couple Bonita Drake and Johan Bromander, who shot the English language film in Sweden with…

Win Dead Snow 2 Blu & DVD

The most expensive Nordic horror movie! Over-the-top gore! Nazi zombies! WW2 Tiger tanks! Communists! Vomit! Necrophilia! Or, to put it short: Dead Snow 2. Read on if you want to win the DVD or BluRay! Dead Snow 2 (known in the US as Red Vs. Dead) is Tommy Wirkola’s sequel to his 2009 cult hit…

Iron Sky sequel in the works

You have heard about a sequel to Iron Sky, but the plot outline has been kept secret until now, and to go with it we have collected all the facts and statements we could find about the next Finnish Nazi sci-fi spoof in one place! Not surprisingly, the indie hit Iron Sky will get a…

Kill Buljo 2 preview

A parody of Kill Bill and a no holds barred beer comedy, Kill Buljo was a big independent hit in Norway. Now the sequel Kill Buljo 2 is here, being hotter and bloodier as Jompa travels to Thailand. The more lucky and stupid than dreaded Jompa Tormann is back, more than five years after the…

Dyke Hard preview

Sweden has been a sexually open country for some time, so it’s maybe not surprising that the Swedes will be releasing the lesbian exploitation musical Dyke Hard on the world. Dyke Hard is a feature length independent movie currently being produced in Sweden by a group of “film nerds in love with trash”. The movie…

Review: Norwegian Ninja

Once in a while, a movie comes along that are so different, innovative and absurd that it defies description. Norwegian Ninja is clearly an example of that. Some topics are just too big, too serious or too boring to make films about. The real-life case of Arne Treholt, a diplomat convicted to 20 years in…

Hellfjord preview

We are not sure about the actual horror content of the mini-series Hellfjord, but it has been described as “Twin Peaks on acid” and as a horror-comedy. The 7-part mini-series, which was commissioned by Norwegian state broadcaster NRK, premieres tonight on NRK1. Here are the network’s two trailers for the series: NRK promotes the series…

Review: The last reality show

Sweden was in the 90s a pionéer in developing reality TV, or what they call it; documentary-soap. It is perhaps fitting then, that The last reality show to end them all aired on TV6 in Sweden this spring. Commissioned by and debuting on TV6, a minor channel in the Nordic TV3 network, The last reality show (original…

Last Reality Show preview

A new drama series is about to start in Sweden; The Last Reality Show blends zombies, death, reality and celebrities. Premiering on Sweden’s cable and satelite channel TV6 on March 6th, The Last Reality Show (original title; Den sista dokusåpan) is an original drama production for TV6, concieved as a reality show spoof / mockumentary…