Haunted preview

Opening in theatres today is the Norwegian thriller-chiller Haunted, a psychological horror film that is a series of firsts, at least for the talent involved. Set in the beautiful winter landscape of Norway, Haunted (original title: Hjemsøkt) follows Catherine as she travels back to her old family estate after her father’s death. Her plan is…

A God Without a Universe preview

Horror is a movie genre where the concept of pushing limits is possible and expected; maybe that’s why the Danish feature A God Without a Universe became a horror drama rather than just another bleak Scandinavian kitchen sink filler. Made on a shoestring budget of 60.000 DKK (around 8000 euros) and released in 2015, A…

Review: Midsummer

Classic or chliché? Boring or psychological? Those are the questions one must ask after having seen Midsummer, the Danish horror film that puts a twist on the old “teens in the woods” horror subgenre. In order to celebrate their final exams, a group of Danish teens decides to celebrate midsummer in Sweden. They hire a…