Blomstertid preview

What is even rarer than a Swedish science fiction movie? A Swedish disaster movie. Den blomstertid nu kommer suggests what happens if Swedish infrastructure and society are attacked by a hostile force. The film title actually refers to a Swedish summertime hymn, traditionally credited to Israel Kolmodin, a Lutheran priest. The origin of the hymn…

The Rain preview

Now showing is the new Danish TV drama The Rain, set in a post-apocalyptic Scandinavia where a virus killed most of the inhabitants. Premiering on Netflix today on May the 4th, The Rain was filmed in Denmark and Sweden from June 2017 and a few weeks into the summer, and is Netflix’s first original Danish…

Review: Absolute Xombies 3D

Sometimes you encounter movies that are so unique, so game-changing and so weird that you have a hard time dealing with them. Absolute Xombies 3D is exactly that type of movie. Written and directed by Johnny Markussen on a low budget (about 50.000 dollars) and tens of thousands of manhours, Absolute Xombies 3D is a…

Review: Blood Tracks

After more than 25 years as a cult film circulating on fourth generation video tapes and later illegal torrents, Blood Tracks is finally available on DVD, as it deserves. During the 1980s, Mats Helge Olsson directed a series of low budget action films that the Swedish film establishment simply scoffed at. Unless you made weird…

The End preview

New stills from the zombie feature The End, a film noir post-apocalyptic detective story currently being filmed in Sweden. The cinematographer of The End┬ákindly sent us these new stills, which promise an atmospheric and good looking indie production. The End is classic detective story set in a post-apocalyptic film noir world beyond time and space,…

Review: Sweetwater

Sweetwater was probably Norway’s first hardcore science fiction film (not counting the TV series Blindpassasjer) and is still one of a small handful sci-fi productions ever made in the Nordic country. Sweetwater takes place a few years into the future, when Western civilization has been laid in ruins. A family is forced to seek refuge…