Tag Archive: Norway


Starring: Aksel Hennie, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Synnøve Macody Lund & Eivind Sander
Written by Lars Gudmestad & Ulf Ryberg
Directed by Morten Tyldum

An art thief runs afoul of a vindictive mercenary.


Hell hath no fury
like that Game of Thrones guy scorned.
Plus, dog rides tractor.

Grade: B+


c2012
By Daniel J. Hoag
Headhunters is now playing in select cities.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1614989/
TCFF 12-18

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Haiku Review: Jackpot (2011)

Starring: Kyrre Hellum, Henrik Mestad & Mads Ousdal
Written and directed by Magnus Martens

When four co-workers win a large sum of money, they turn on each other in order to claim a greater share of the cash.


Despite its title,
this Guy Ritchie knock-off is
not quite a windfall.

Grade: B-


c2012
By Daniel J. Hoag
Jackpot has not yet been released in the United States.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1809231/
TCFF 12-09

Starring: Otto Jespersen
Written and directed by André Øvredal

A trio of college student filmmakers find themselves documenting the exploits of a grizzled trollhunter.


So many trolls you’ll
think it’s a Kardashian
family function.

Grade: B+


c2011
By Daniel J. Hoag
Trollhunter is now available on Blu-ray and DVD.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1740707/