VALHALLA RISING: Revisionist Arthouse Viking History

Refn brings his wild sensibilities to a dark fantasy epic involving the possible course of a Viking trip to North America before anybody other than the Natives set foot on its ground.

Bleeder Draws a Violent Line in the Sand Between Film and Reality

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTRxuAZxNbw Bleeder. 1999. Directed & Written by Nicolas Winding Refn. Starring Kim Bodnia, Mads Mikkelsen, Rikke Louise Andersson, Liv Corfixen, Levino Jensen, & Zlatko Buric. Kamikaze. Not Rated. 98 minutes. Crime/Drama ★★★★★ People who frequent this site will now be sick of my love for Nicolas Winding Refn. He divides people. Nowadays, some of his …

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Vinterberg’s The Hunt: Stains of Lies & Group Psychosis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsYn6L5fF9Q Jagten (English title: The Hunt). Directed by Thomas Vinterberg. Screenplay by Tobias Lindholm & Vinterberg. Starring Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Annika Wedderkopp, Lasse Fogelstrøm, Susse Wold, Anne Louise Hassing, Lars Ranthe, Alexandra Rapaport, Sebastian Bull Sarning, and Steen Ordell Guldbrand. Danmarks Radio (DR)/Det Danske Filminstitut/Eurimages/Film i Väst/MEDIA Programme of the European Union/Nordisk Film-&-TV Fond/Svenska Filminstitutet (SFI)/Sveriges …

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A Modern-Looking Wild West in Revenge Western The Salvation

The Salvation. 2014. Directed by Kristian Levring. Screenplay by Anders Thomas Jensen & Kristian Levring. Starring Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Eric Cantona, Mikael Persbrandt, Douglas Henshall, Michael Raymond- James, Jonathan Pryce, Alexander Arnold, Nanna Øland Fabricius, Toke Lars Bjarke, and Sean Cameron Michael. Zentropa Entertainments/Forward Films/Spier Films/F.I.L.M.S./Det Danske Filminstitut/Danmarks Radio (DR)/Nordisk Film & …

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Red Dragon Tells Harris with Little Flavour

Red Dragon. 2002. Directed by Brett Ratner. Screenplay by Ted Tally; based on the novel Red Dragon by Thomas Harris. Starring Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes, Harvey Keitel, Emily Watson, Mary-Louise Parker, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Anthony Heald, Ken Leung, Frankie Faison, and Tyler Patrick Jones. Universal Pictures. Rated R. 124 minutes. Crime/Thriller ★★★1/2 I'm …

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Hannibal – Season 2, Episode 13: “Mizumono”

We finally see the confrontation between Jack Crawford and Hannibal Lecter teased at the beginning of Season 2

Hannibal – Season 2, Episode 12: “Tome-wan”

Mason Verger finally gets what's coming to him

Hannibal – Season 3, Episode 12: “The Number of the Beast is 666”

NBC's Hannibal Season 3, Episode 12: "The Number of the Beast is 666" Directed by Guillermo Navarro Written by Bryan Fuller/Angela LaManna/Steve Lightfoot/Jeff Vlaming * For a review of the next & final episode, "The Wrath of the Lamb" - click here * For a review of the previous episode, "…And the Beast from the …

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