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Blu-ray Review: BIG GAME's Unrated Version Has A Better 'Finnish'

Jalmari Helander's action flick Big Game will hit Blu-ray today. We have had a look at the Blu-ray release which may be sparse in added features but the sole feature, an Unrated Version with an extra five minutes of footage,...

Giveaway: Win Big Adventure In BIG GAME On DVD

Anchor Bay is releasing Jalmari Helander's action adventure flick Big Game on home video on August 25th. We have a couple DVDs to give to two lucky readers. A young teenager camping in the woods helps rescue the President of the...

Review: BIG GAME, A Totally Fresh Genre Film

It's such a delight to see a film that plays by its own rules, fulfilling the premise that it sets up, and delivering right through to the conclusion. This is especially true for Midnight movies, as often you get...

BIG GAME: Things Still Blow Up Good In U.S. Trailer

Hands up, all of you who cannot wait for the U.S. theatrical, digital HD and On Demand release of Jalmari Helander's action flick Big Game? Okay, okay. Put your hands down so I can count the rest of you at...

UK Trailer For BIG GAME Is In Love With Explosions

Jalmari Helander's big budget follow-up to Rare Exports is brash and loud and a whole lot of fun. After a rousing screening in the Midnight Madness program at TIFF, Big Game is starting to roll out to commercial audiences. Considering...

Toronto 2014 Interview: Talking BIG GAME, Character Actors And 1980s Blockbusters With Director Jalmari Helander

In between screenings of the ridiculously fun and Amblin-esque popcorn muncher Big Game at the Toronto International Film Festival, I managed to have a chat with Finnish director Jalmari Helander and his young star Onni Tommila. The young actor was a little...

Toronto 2014 Review: BIG GAME, Big Fun That Feels Totally Fresh

It's such a delight to see a film that plays by its own rules, fulfilling the premise that it sets up, and delivering right through to the conclusion. This is especially true for Midnight movies, as often you get...

BIG GAME: Check The First Still Of RARE EXPORTS Director's Latest With Samuel L Jackson

With Finnish director Jalmari Helander (Rare Exports) nearing the end of the shoot for his second film - Big Game - word arrives today of new additions to the cast along with the first still from the film featuring Samuel...

RARE EXPORTS Director Will Play A BIG GAME With Samuel L Jackson

Back in 2010 when his Christmas themed horror film debut Rare Exports was making the rounds on the festival circuit I had the chance to meet writer-director Jalmari Helander and - of course - asked him what he wanted to...