Swedish cult classics on DVD

A slew of Swedish cult classics is coming to DVD later this summer; six movies in one box set, ranging from futuristic dystopia to social commentary. From one of Sweden’s most prolific small DVD labels, Studio S, comes Swedish cult classics. Movies that flopped, were ahead of their time, ridiculed by the press or shunned…

Review: Swedish Sensationfilms

Most countries have an underground film scene, a B-movie circuit and amateur/trash filmmakers. But few countries are mostly known for these “artistic” efforts. Ask anyone in the world outside Scandinavia what they associate with Sweden, and it will be meatballs, Ikea and bikini blondes. The latter is closely linked to a type of films that…

Book: Swedish sensationfilms

A book has been written, and published this month, on the exotic subject of Swedish cult films. The Japanese have samurai films, the Italians have giallo, but the Swedes have… “sensation films”! The 320 page trade paperback Swedish sensationfilms has been written by Daniel Ekeroth and covers Swedish cult and exploitation films made between the…