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Toronto After Dark 2018: OVERLORD, YOU MIGHT BE THE KILLER and The Return of I AM A HERO

Toronto After Dark have announced the final films on this year's roster. Leading the pack is the Canadian Premiere of Julius Avery's WWII horror flick Overlord.    There is also an impressive amount of Canadian films in this back half....

Review: A WAR, A Classic No-Win Scenario

Battles are never won; at best, they are only survived. In each of his first three films, writer/director Tobias Lindholm has tackled familiar subjects; each film has also featured Pilou Asbaek in the lead role. Lindholm collaborated with Michael Noer...

After A HIJACKING, Tobias Lindholm Enters A WAR

One of the brightest young talents in international cinema, A Hijacking writer-director Tobias Lindholm will soon wrap principal photography on his third feature film, A War. Reuniting his core creative team with regular collaborators Pilou Asbaek and Soren Malling, Lindholm...

Fantastic Fest 2014 Review: THE ABSENT ONE Chronicles The Infuriating Power Of Evil

Absolute evil exists in this world, and that is absolutely infuriating. When it's captured in a murder mystery whose premise sounds like a thousand other murder mysteries, that is either a blessing or a curse. When it comes to The...

THE ABSENT ONE: Watch The Full Trailer For The Danish Thriller

Director Mikkel Nørgaard laid waste to the Danish box office - breaking a handful of records - with The Keeper Of Lost Causes, the first big screen adaptation of Jussi Adler-Olsen's Department Q crime novels. And so anticipation has been...

Return To Department Q With A Gorgeous Teaser For Mikkel Nørgaard's THE ABSENT ONE

Director Mikkel Nørgaard laid waste to the Danish box office - breaking a handful of records - with The Keeper Of Lost Causes, the first big screen adaptation of Jussi Adler-Olsen's Department Q crime novels. And so anticipation has been...

The Stack: BEFORE MIDNIGHT, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, NIGHT TIDE, And More

This week's show is a little light on Halloween goodness but what's there is, is choice. Night Tide is an early Dennis Hopper vehicle full of sea siren sideshows and tragic surrealism. The Purge is one of the better home invasion...

Ole Bornedal Helms Denmark's Most Expensive Television Series Ever, Check First Stills From Period War Piece 1864

Danish director Ole Bornedal - much loved in these parts for films such as Deliver Us From Evil and The Substitute - is sure to make a major splash across Europe with his current project, though he's moving from big...

Euro Beat: 7 Highlights From A Visit To The Set Of Jean-Luc Godard's 3-D FAREWELL TO LANGUAGE

"Experience has taught that we never learn anything about a film by visiting the set... We can capture an atmosphere, a way of being and acting, trying to discern intentions, but we never get a complete or tangible impression." So...

Review: A HIJACKING, A Gritty Anti-Thriller

The crew of the freighter MV Rozen are in trouble. En route to Mumbai to take on cargo and fresh crew, the cargo vessel has been boarded by Somali pirates, seized by a dangerous and unpredictable armed gang who demand...

Full Schedule Of Dallas IFF 2013 Has Been Unleashed! TAI CHI HERO! MUD! ICEBERG SLIM: PORTRAIT OF A PIMP! And Much More!

With opening night a mere three weeks away on April 4th, the Dallas International Film Festival has officially unveiled its full line-up for 2013, and it's a cracker! There are too many titles to talk about them all, however, there...

Magnolia Takes North American Rights For Tobias Lindholm's A HIJACKING

Denmark's Tobias Lindholm has quickly established himself as one of the brightest young talents in Europe and North American audiences will be able to get a taste for themselves soon with word that Magnolia have acquired North American rights for...

Watch A Clip From Tobias Lindholm's A HIJACKING

Tobias Lindholm's A Hijacking wraps up festival appearances in Toronto and Venice on a wave of solid press - you can read my review of the film here - thanks to the ultra-realistic take on its ripped-from-the-headlines source material. Lindholm...

TIFF 2012 Review: A HIJACKING Is A Gritty Anti-Thriller

The crew of the freighter MV Rozen are in trouble. En route to Mumbai to take on cargo and fresh crew the cargo vessel has been boarded by Somali pirates, seized by a dangerous and unpredictable armed gang who demand...

Tense First Trailer For Tobias Lindholm's Venice Selected A HIJACKING (KAPRINGEN)

[Updated with English subtitled trailer.]Ever since Tobias Lindholm first appeared on the international scene as co-director of prison drama R it was clear that he had the potential to lead a new generation of talent out of Denmark. Though R...

The Director And Star Of Danish Prison Drama R Return With A HIJACKING

It has been a busy couple years for Denmark's Tobias Lindholm. Though his 2010 directorial debut R - cowritten and codirected with Michael Noer - suffered some from being released in close proximity to Jacques Audiard's similarly themed A Prophet,...

A Gritty First Look At Acclaimed Danish Prison Drama R.

[Stephanie from Evokative Films just tweeted that this trailer didn't seem to be available with English subtitles anywhere, a tweet I took as a challenge. So here's our post about Danish prison drama R, updated with an English subtitled trailer.]Young...

IFFR 2010: "R" Review

With all the (deserved) media attention "Un Prophète" has been getting you'd almost think it is the only prison drama worth watching this year. But even at the International Film Festival Rotterdam it wasn't isolated in its genre, as the...