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…

Preview: What We Become

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…