Review: Nightwatch

If Scandinavian horror movies are rare, Danish horror films are even rarer. Fortunately for Denmark, one of the most iconic horror films from the entire region is Danish; Ole Bornedal’s Nightwatch. Starring some of Denmark’s finest young actors of the time, Nightwatch (called Nattevagten in Danish) did not have much competition when it came out…

Review: The substitute

A sci-fi horror thriller for 9-12 year old kids, helmed by one of Denmark’s leading genre directors, Ole Bornedal. It seems like you can’t make a movie for children or teens without relating it to their school situation, so when Ole Bornedal, director of the Danish horror hit Night Watch (1994 – and its 1997…