Tag: tobiaslindholm

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...

Denmark Revisits The War With Lindholm Scripted 9 APRIL

Though increasingly recognized around the world as one of the finest young directors to come out of Scandinavia in recent years, A Hijacking helmer Tobias Lindholm first built his name as a screenwriter and it's an area he remains very...

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...

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...

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...

Science, Faith And Suicide In THE HOUR OF THE LYNX

Director Soren Kragh-Jacobsen returns to the big screen with The Hour Of The Lynx, a dark drama starring Sofie Grabol - the lead in the original Danish version of The Killing - in a story that challenges notions of science,...

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...

Denmark Gets Gritty In First Trailer For Crime Drama NORTHWEST (NORDVEST)

There's some new blood on the scene in Denmark, talented filmmakers making a mark in the local - and international - scene not by changing what Danish film is best known for so much as doing what it does so...

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 Proph├Ęte" 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...