Tappeluft bankrupt

The Norwegian production company Tappeluft has filed for bankruptcy. The company produced Hellfjord and Dead Snow, among other titles, and is partially owned by Tommy Wirkola. The total debt is 36.2 million NOK. Tommy Wirkola (Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters and What Happened to Monday) directed Dead Snow for Tappeluft in 2009 and also its…

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…

Win Dead Snow 2 Blu & DVD

The most expensive Nordic horror movie! Over-the-top gore! Nazi zombies! WW2 Tiger tanks! Communists! Vomit! Necrophilia! Or, to put it short: Dead Snow 2. Read on if you want to win the DVD or BluRay! Dead Snow 2 (known in the US as Red Vs. Dead) is Tommy Wirkola’s sequel to his 2009 cult hit…

Kill Buljo 2 preview

A parody of Kill Bill and a no holds barred beer comedy, Kill Buljo was a big independent hit in Norway. Now the sequel Kill Buljo 2 is here, being hotter and bloodier as Jompa travels to Thailand. The more lucky and stupid than dreaded Jompa Tormann is back, more than five years after the…

Hellfjord preview

We are not sure about the actual horror content of the mini-series Hellfjord, but it has been described as “Twin Peaks on acid” and as a horror-comedy. The 7-part mini-series, which was commissioned by Norwegian state broadcaster NRK, premieres tonight on NRK1. Here are the network’s two trailers for the series: NRK promotes the series…