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Now Streaming: THALE Resurfaces From Norway

Silje ReinĂ¥mo, Erlend Nervold and Jon Sigve Skard star in a disquieting tale from Norwegian folklore, directed by Aleksander Nordaas and now streaming on Shudder.

The Director Of THALE Delivers Fish Guns, Dead Cats And Special Cheese In MADE IN MOSJOEN

Norwegian director Aleksander Nordaas made waves around the world a couple years back with his low budget creature feature Thale and he's certainly looking likely to arch an eyebrow or two with his new webseries Made In Mosjoen.Nordaas has released...

Night Visions 2015: Inaugural 'Nordic Genre Industry Days' - The Nordic Challenge

Held in conjunction with the Night Visions film festival in Helsinki, Finland, the inaugural edition of Nordic Genre Industry Days presented panel discussions and pitch sessions for projects that are currently in development. As might be imagined from the title,...

THALE 2: Who, Or What, Is This New Creature From The Nordic Folklore Sequel?

The other week we reported that the Nordic Genre Boost was providing funding to seven fantastic film projects around the Nordic region of Europe. One of those projects is going to be Thale 2, one of two projects from Norway. From...

Nordic Genre Boost: New Films From THALE, TROLLHUNTER, METALHEAD Directors, And More

Fans of Nordic fantastic film have reason to celebrate because the Nordic Genre Boost initiative will provide development grants and access to two residential workshops to a handful of genre films projects. Of the 113 entries this year seven were chosen...

THALE Director Brings Another Forest Creature To Life With Animated MUSHROOM MONSTER

It was back in October of 2011 while we awaited the premiere of Norwegian indie Thale that we first caught wind of an upcoming animated feature from director Aleksander Nordaas. Like Thale, Morkel The Moss Monster would present a revisionist...

Now on Blu-ray: THALE Delivers Nordic Chills In HD

Norwegian mythical thriller Thale was recently released on Blu-ray and we're now finally able to see what all the hubbub was about. There was a lot of noise in horror circles about Thale presenting a new kind of mythology as...

TIFF 2012 Review: THALE, A Mythical Creature From Norway

What do you say to a naked lady -- especially one who emerges from a bathtub filled with a milky white substance, and a hose stuck in her mouth? If you're Elvis (Erlend Nervold), a neophyte worker with No...

SXSW 2012 Review: THALE, A Mythical Creature From Norway

What do you say to a naked lady -- especially one who emerges from a bathtub filled with a milky white substance, and a hose stuck in her mouth? If you're Elvis (Erlend Nervold), a neophyte worker with No Shit...

Full Trailer For Aleksander Nordaas' THALE Shows Off His Huldra

How do you take a good thing and make it better? Well, you could add a shot of an attractive naked woman with a tail, for one thing. And that is precisely what director Aleksander Nordaas has done in the...

Second Teaser For Dark Norwegian Folktale THALE

It was exactly a year ago today that we brought the first teaser for Thale, Aleksander Nordaas' upcoming feature film about around the mythology of the Nordic wood spirit known as the huldra.A seductive forest spirit who appears from the...

Watch Aleksander Nordaas' Dystopic Fantasy IN CHAMBERS Now!

[It was up, then it was gone, now it's back and staying.]When the teaser for Aleksander Nordaas' upcoming feature Thale arrived online a couple weeks back it caused quite a stir, the dark fantasy tale drawing attention around the globe....

Dark Norwegian Folklore Hits The Big Screen In THALE

[Post updated to include the trailer for Nordaas' previous short film In Chambers]This would appear to be the year of Norwegian folk tales on the big screen. The Nordic countries - and northern Europe in general - have rich traditions...