The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built Denmark (2018) Dir. Lars von Trier What makes a serial killer the way they are? It’s probably fair to say the last filmmaker we would want to ponder this question and put his musings on film is Lars von Trier, but he has never cared what people think of him … Continue reading The House That Jack Built

Nosferatu The Vampyre (Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht)

Nosferatu The Vampyre (Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht) Germany (1979) Dir. Werner Herzog Remakes have recently become the bane of film fans, not just due to the alarming rate at which they appear but the choice of classic or fondly remembered favourites being “rebooted” into inferior versions. To remake a revered classic is often considered borderline … Continue reading Nosferatu The Vampyre (Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht)

In Order Of Disappearance (Kraftidioten)

In Order Of Disappearance (Kraftidioten) Norway/Sweden (2014) Dir. Hans Petter Moland Liam Neeson’s Taken franchise seems to have reinvigorated the vengeful parent premise within the thriller genre if this latest black comedy from Scandinavia is any indication. But this translocation to the snowy climes of Norway brings with it the unique Nordic Noir take on … Continue reading In Order Of Disappearance (Kraftidioten)