American thrills of kills

One of Norway’s most gory films to date, The thrill of a kill, arrives on video in the US for the first time in January. This will be the third country of release for the low budget horror film. Four years after it’s Norwegian home video release, The thrill of a kill finally makes it…

Watch Hypnagogia for free

Last year, Norwegian horror/sleaze director Lars Erik Lie released the ghost-girl short film Hypnagogia. After having been sold as a stream, Lie now decided to let you watch the film for free. With inspiration from Japanese ghost stories and Italian horror, the film is about a medical phenomenon called hypnagogia which, according to Wikipedia, is…

Dead Bait preview

Dead Bait, a short film about voyeurism and naked skin, is the next project from the director of Hypnagogia and The thrill of a kill. Filmed on a budget of a few hundred euros, director Lars-Erik Lie initiated Dead Bait as a summer project to avoid spending the long Norwegian summer days on the sofa.…

Review: Hypnagogia

Nightmares are not a new topic for horror movies, but the distantly related sleep paralysis has not been explored too much yet. In Lars-Erik Lie’s short film Hypnagogia, genres are mixed with the titular phenomenon taking center stage. Wikipedia says that “Hypnagogia is the experience of the transitional state from wakefulness to sleep: the hypnagogic…

Hypnagogia preview

With inspiration from Japanese ghost stories and Italian horror, Norwegian low-budget director Lars Erik Lie is now working on a horror short about sleep paralysis. Maybe he wants to give you nightmares? According to Wikipedia, hypnagogia is “the experience of the transitional state from wakefulness to sleep”. It is also the title of Lars Erik…

Win signed “Thrill” DVD

Enter our June competition and win a signed copy of Norway’s possibly goriest film, The thrill of a kill on DVD. Loved by Lloyd Kaufman of Troma, with a trailer that was too violent to be shown on Filmweb, The thrill of a kill is Norway’s newest underground horror indie. Directed by Lars Erik Lie…

The thrill of directing sleaze

The thrill of a kill is not Norway’s first sleazy exploitation film, but it may be the first Nordic horror film with a jolly hillbilly butcher. Taking a break from the vast forests of Trysil to talk to his horror friends on the internet, director Lars Erik Lie explains why, how, where and with whom…

Thrill of a kill on DVD

Norway’s possibly most gory film to date comes out on DVD from AWE on May 30th. Here are the details of the release. Made on a budget of 30.000 kr (around 5000 dollars), The thrill of a kill is Norway’s newest horror film, featuring plenty of gore, hot babes, sick rednecks and real remote cabins…

Review: The thrill of a kill

The splatter-exploitation film The Thrill of a kill is possibly the goriest film made in Norway, but also a surprisingly entertaining horror film. Made on a budget of 30.000 kr (around 5000 dollars), The thrill of a kill is Norway’s newest horror film, and considering it was made by friends and acquaintances for less than what…

The Thrill of a Kill preview

Coming to DVD from Another World Entertainment in May, is the Norwegian ultra-low-budget shocker The Thrill of a Kill. The Thrill of a Kill has been 6 years in the making and is a low budget amateur feature which offers gore, violence, rape, abuse, nudity, cannibalism and torture – all set in the beautiful Norwegian…