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…

Inside the whore artwork

During the shooting of the sequel Inside the Whore a lot of mysterious things happened on the set. This is the story that SHOULD have been told… The poster and possibly DVD artwork for the Norwegian exploitation film Inside the Whore has been revealred. The press release goes as follows: “The film is scheduled for…

Review: Inside the whore

The sequel to Norway’s first exploitation film offers a new twist on the genre. And, not only is it a mockumentary about the shooting of a horror film, it is also mocking the Norwegian film establishment. The whore (2009) became a worldwide cult hit and inspired director Reinert Kiil to device a sequel in what…

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…

Inside The Whore preview

The first grindhouse exploitation film to be made in Norway, The Whore from 2009, was released on DVD earlier this year,  and already now the sequel has been shot. Director Reinert Kiil promises to not hold anything back. While The Whore (Hora in its original language) was met with critical coldness in Norway, DVD sales…

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…