A superb, slow-burning, early 80s set thriller from the director of the original Insomnia, Pioneer boasts one of the most original thriller settings of recent years.
Reportedly the subject of a remake by George Clooney and Grant Heslov’s Smokehouse Pictures and Sony Pictures – The Hollywood Reporter – tense thriller PIONEER will open in UK cinemas on April 11. In the early 1980s, enormous oil and gas deposits were discovered in the North Sea. A corporate battle ensues between competing Norwegian […]
Dir. Morten Tyldum, Norway, 2011, 98 mins Cast: Aksel Hennie, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Synnove Macody Lind, Eivind Sander Review by Colin Dibben This hugely enjoyable thriller is from a novel by the bestselling Jo Nesbo – who is currently promoted as ‘The New Stieg Larsson’. No idea what the books are like, but this film’s got […]
The charismatic Roger Brown (AKSEL HENNIE), a successful corporate headhunter by day and prolific art thief by night, is lured into a dangerous game of cat and mouse when he goes after the biggest heist of his life. Jo Nesbø’s HEADHUNTERS is the best-selling author’s first novel to be adapted for film. Directed by MORTEN […]
Dir. Adrian Vitoria, UK, 2011, Dur. 90 mins Cast: Sean Bean, Danny Dyer, James D’Arcy, Izabella Miko, Aksel Hennie Review by Carlie Newman Released on DVD/Blu-ray 13th June 2011 Set during World War 11, the film is based on the real-life activities of Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond, and his 30 Commando Unit, set […]