Alena theatrical premiere

While “comic book movies” are staples of Hollywood entertainment, the same can not be said in Swedish pop culture. But today, one of the few Scandinavian comic book based movies comes out; the Swedish movie Alena, based on Kim W. Andersson’s graphic novel. Based on the award-winning graphic novel Alena by Kim W. Andersson, Alena premieres theatrically on…

What We Become preview

Two days ago the new Danish zombie movie What We Become premiered in Danish cinemas. How well will the film go down in a country not used to horror films? Written and directed by Bo Mikkelsen, What We Become (original title: Sorgenfri) is Denmark’s first ever mainstream zombie movie to be shown in cinemas. Filmed…

Escaping the Dead preview

Scheduled to be released to coincide with Halloween, Escaping the Dead is a Danish horror indie that takes a definitive anti-drug position. The low budget zombie film, which has been in production since 2012, starts during a typical day for the lead character, David. He is a marijuana pusher, but he is the kind of…

Alena preview

While “comic book movies” are staples of Hollywood entertainment, the same can not be said in Swedish pop culture. But now, one of the few Scandinavian comic book based movies is coming out; the Swedish movie Alena, based on Kim W. Andersson’s horror comic. Based on the award-winning graphic novel Alena by Kim W. Andersson, Alena the…

Win Outburst DVD

You now have the chance to win a copy of the Danish zombie splatter movie, Outburst.  When practical effects guys create their own movies, you expect them to be right on the money when it comes to the red stuff. Or indeed the green goo and the grey guts. Now you can see for yourself,…

Outburst trailer

Soon to be released in Denmark is Outburst, a horror-splatter short about zombies and a girl with no name. Arriving later this year is the Danish splatter-horror short Udbrud / Outburst, which refers to a mysterious plague that creates hordes of zombies. The story takes place in a world on the virge of breakdown. A…

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…

Absolute Xombies preview

Premiering today is Absolute Xombies 3D, a zombie feature inspired by Tex Avery and starring everyone’s favourite forest spirit, Silje Reinåmo. Shot in Super 16 on 20 rolls of (mostly vintage) Kodak stock, the Norwegian Absolute Xombies 3D has been 7 years in the making, demanding 25.000 workhours. This has resulted in an “over-the-top, no-holds-barred…

Review: Die Zombiejäger

Possibly Sweden’s first zombie movie, Die Zombiejäger shows us what could happen if Gothenburg was invaded by zombies. And why the EU is important. Made on a budget of about 4000 euros (6000 dollars), Die Zombiejäger is – as expected – an amateur hobby production made by devoted horror fans. These no/low-budget horror movies are…

The art of Dead Snow

To some, Dead Snow was just another horror movie, but in fact it marked the beginning of a new era in a Nordic context. To further celebrate the sequel, the art of the two movies have been gathered here. Rest your eyes on these posters, DVD covers, promo pics and other art for Dead Snow…

Dead Snow 2 review

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. Tommy Wirkola shows us the colours of the undead again. When Dead Snow released its blood-soaked Nazis on Norwegians and the world in 2009, nobody quite knew what to expect. Scandinavia…

Outburst posters

Just because you have made a short film, it doesn’t mean you have to settle for only one poster! The Danish horror short Outburst has teamed up with a handful of artists in order to make posters that, like the movie itself (which we reported on here), pays hommage to the good old days of horror.…

Outburst preview

Soon to be released in Denmark is Outburst, a horror-splatter short about zombies and a girl with no name. Arriving later this year is the Danish splatter-horror short Udbrud, a word that means “outbreak” or “outburst” and referring to a mysterious plague that creates hordes of zombies. The story takes place in a world on…

Fucking Deadheads preview

Many directors, writers and actors started their careers in amateur horror films. Maybe the Swedish Fucking Deadheads will give birth to the next horror legend? Becoming legends is probably not the intention of the small cast and crew for the Swedish film Zombiedjävlar, translating to something like Zombie Devils in English, although the English title…

Review: Wither

The first ever Swedish zombie film in cinemas delivers great gore, zizzling zombies and murderous mayhem. When a horror film premiere makes it to the main news on national TV, you know it’s a big thing. Such was the case with Wither (original title: Vittra) which opened in 15 selected theatres across Sweden. Not a…