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AFI Fest 2017 Dispatch: Metaphysial Masterworks and Nerve-Jangling Debuts

AFI Fest closed out their 2017 edition last Thursday in Los Angeles with a star-studded showing of the Jessica Chastain starring Molly's Game, written and directed by Aaron Sorkin. And while the American Film Instituite certainly likes their gala premieres...

Review: In THELMA, Nothing Happens Without a Butterfly Effect

Directed by Joachim Trier, Thelma follows the titular character played by Ellie Harboe -- a young, beautiful student -- as she ventures to Oslo, Norway for school. Growing up is hard enough, but when you have acute seizures and come from a staunch...

Toronto 2017: Watch New THELMA Trailer and Be Electrified

We're big fans of Norwegian director Joachim Trier, whose past features -- Reprise, Oslo, August 31st and Louder Than Bombs -- have demonstrated his ability to weave deeply personal themes into sharply provocative dramas. His latest, Thelma, promises a bit...

VILLMARK ASYLUM: Watch The New International Trailer For The Slick Norwegian Horror

Norwegian director Pål Øie returns to screens with Villmark Asylum, a sort of thematic sequel to his 2003 effort, Villmark. An abandoned sanatorium is deteriorating in a remote forest in the mountains. The building is going to be demolished, and...

Review: BLIND, A Stunning, Sensitive Ode To The Lonely

What we see: A street in Oslo, Norway. A dress shop. Pedestrians stream on by. Standing inside of the shop is a German Shepard. It Barks. Spittle hits the window. Pedestrians stream on by. What we hear: A woman's voice,...

Things Get Creepy In Norway's VILLMARK 2 Trailer

Norway's Pål Øie made huge waves with his 2003 horror effort Villmark (Dark Woods) but despite a significant box office success Øie has helmed only one feature since - 2009 effort Hidden - and now returns with a sequel to...