Occupied 2 preview

Currently showing on Viaplay is the second season of Occupied, the Norwegian science fiction drama that is based on an idea by The Snowman author Jo Nesbø. When the first season of Occupied premiered in Norway on TV2 in 2015, it was the channel’s biggest drama effort until then, and one of the most expensive…

Occupied preview

Premiering on TV2 in Norway on Sunday is the channel’s biggest drama effort ever. Occupied is set a few years into the future, when oil production is deliberately ended, and Russia does not like it. Created by bestselling crime author Jo Nesbø (the Harry Hole and Doctor Proktor franchises), Occupied is a 10-episode science fiction…

Review: Svin

Set in the beautiful fjords of Western Norway, Svin (meaning “pigs”) mixes hate, corruption and gore with… journalism. Anyone who has seen the soft news programme Norge Rundt on NRK (a show that has been airing every week since the mid 70s) will know what kind of “news” our report duo is tired of making.…

Review: Forlat oss vår skyld

Religious extremism forms the basis for this visually striking horror short. You know something is wrong when you arrive at a place where everything is innocently white! This 24 minute short film from 2009 starts as a trio of Italian hard rock fans have lost their way en route to Bergen. By accident they find…

Review: Tempus Fugit

Urban horror short based on science and myths that blends mythology, science and superstition with mental illness. This 24 minute short film is part of the Filmgrøss x 4 horror anthology and is the only film of the four that takes place in an urban setting. It distinguishes itself also for being the only film…