Category Archives: Movies

Northmen – A #Viking Buddy Movie

Can’t believe how long it is since I first drafted this post. I guess that tells you something about the movie and my enthusiasm for it. Anyway, here it is now, in all its stream-of-consciousness glory. In northern Europe in … Continue reading

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#Vikings: The #Berserkers (2014) – A Review of Sorts #Movies

A random corvid does not Odin’s presence betoken. In the earliest scene where a young man has his heart cut out and held up to the camera, the scene cuts to a close-up of a jackdaw. I guess the producers … Continue reading

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#Berserker: Hell’s Warrior – A #movie review

Not my movie review, I should add. When I came across this movie review for Berserker: Hell’s Warrior, I realised how deeply it cut to the core of the movie and realised that I had not reviewed it yet. I … Continue reading

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Movie Monday: The Viking (1928)

Originally posted on The Gonzo History Project:
? This week’s film is kind of an oddity. It’s silent — one of the last big silent films — but it’s in colour. In fact, just as it was one of the…

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Vikingdom : The Blood Eclipse

Things I learnt about Vikings from watching this film: Thor dyes his hair. Is he going grey under that terrible red hairdo? And what about those red contact lenses? Thor takes fashion advice from Games Workshop Elves. Check that helmet … Continue reading

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Hammer of the Gods – Some Thoughts

Hammer of the Gods dir. by Farren Blackburn (Vertigo Films, 2013) The plot Steinar must travel to find the macguffin (his brother) and return to his dying father with it. In doing so he loses his humanity and becomes a … Continue reading

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