Articles Posted in the " Aksel Hennie " Category

  • Pioneer (15) Film Review

    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.


  • PIONEER will open in UK cinemas on April 11.

    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 […]


  • Headhunters (15) | Close-Up Film DVD Review

    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 […]


  • Jo Nesbo’s Headhunters Expands Release From Friday 13th April.

    After a strong opening weekend box office, Jo Nesbo’s HEADHUNTERS will play in an additional 22 cinemas across the country from Friday 13th April expanding the release throughout the UK and Ireland.   The charismatic Roger Brown (AKSEL HENNIE), a successful corporate headhunter by day and prolific art thief by night, is lured into a […]


  • Mirror Mirror, Headhunters, Titanic 3D, The Cold Light of Day, Battleship and Avengers Assemble…

    “Lock Stock” legend Jason Flemyng introduces the April edition of The Big Picture, as we Assemble all of the hottest new releases! We check out new releases Mirror Mirror, Headhunters, Titanic 3D, The Cold Light of Day, Battleship and Avengers Assemble. We also sit down with the stars of Headhunters, attend the premieres of Wild Bill and The Pirates! In An Adventure with […]


  • Headhunters – The Big Picture Special

    Roger Brown is Norway’s most successful Headhunter. He is also an accomplished thief of fine art. But soon his world gets turned upside down and he doesn’t know who to trust or where to turn… Headhunters is the most successful Norwegian movie ever, selling to a record number of countries. We sit down with stars […]


  • Headhunters Offcial UK trailer

    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 […]


  • Age of Heroes (15) | Close-Up Film Review

    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 […]


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