Playing with Horror and Drama in Journey to the Shore

By Chris Neilan.  Directors who blend genre elements with an arthouse sensibility are rarely short of fans or plaudits. Take new darling of the American independent scene Jeremy Saulnier, whose career-making sophomore feature Blue Ruin (2013) applied a realist monkey-wrench to the nuts and bolts of the revenge thriller. Or […]

Looking Death in the Face: Iben Hjejle on Dicte – Crime Reporter

By Paul Risker. There is an ironic thread connecting the childhood of Danish actress Iben Hjejle to her adult self. Describing herself as having an obsession with death as a child, she now finds herself cast in the lead role in a crime series caught in death’s shadow. Prior to Dicte […]