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The Creeps production on its way

Are you into snow horror and 80’s creatures? If so, then this one’s definitely for you. The Creeps is an action-horror-comedy film currently being shot in Finland’s wintery Kuusamo, starring the legendary Christopher Lambert (Highlander), Chris Cavalier (Hidden Figures) and Iiro Panula (Bordertown).

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Red Static Releases New Trailer and a Poster

From the Finnish filmmakers behind the wonderfully strange hillbilly horror flick Kyrsyä – Tuftland, a new release is about to see the light of day. Enter Punainen Kohina (eng. Red Static). Red Static is a thriller story about very current themes, alienation and mental issues. The synopsis is simple: “A lonely man living on a […]

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Night Visions 2018 is inviting ghosts and witches

Cheers fellow horror enthusiasts, now you’re in the sunken place! Great to be back here writing this blog, after such a horror oriented Academy Awards. Congrats to Get Out! Forward to Night Visions 2018, Scandinavia’s biggest horror film festival, which is held once again in Helsinki, this time letting in ghosts, witches and other paranormalities. […]

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Finnish mystery thriller Kyrsyä – Tuftland releases new stills

There’s been a nice, mysterious atmosphere ahead of the news from Roope Olenius’s first feature Kyrsyä – Tuftland. All good comes to those who wait – now we got our hands on the first stills from the film. And a date for the US premiere! The latter was something I definitely did not expect, as […]

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Shape of Water opens Night Visions film festival

Halloween is around the corner and store shelves are piled up with monster masks and plastic pumpkins, but Night Visions Maximum Halloween 3017 is still a few weeks away. The largest genre film festival in the Nordics will be arriving with fantastic force as Guillermo del Toro‘s Shape of Water opens the festival on the […]

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The Top 3 Finnish Horror Movie Villains

3. Johannes (Kuutamosonaatti, 1988) Finland is a fairly large country, especially when considering the amount of people. There’s a lot of room for everyone, and for some serious rural backdrops as well. Kuutamosonaatti was released in 1988, 14 years after the release of rural horror classic The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

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Troll Horror Movie Backwood Madness Finishes Shooting

Hello dear horrorists, geeks and otherworldlies. This time, I have some updates from the upcoming Finnish troll horror pic Backwood Madness. First of all, it’s a wrap! The highly anticipated movie, directed by Ari Savonen, is currently in post production, gathering some magical troll dust. The premiere date won’t be announced until May in Cannes, […]

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Horror movie BODOM nominated in Finnish Film Awards

Traditionally, horror movies aren’t exactly the ones to receive awards and appraisal from critics. However, there might be a slight change happening in this tradition – specifically in the nordic region.

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Villmark 2 grabs two Amanda nominations

Trust the Norwegians for a quality genre film! This year sees a couple of genre movies also grabbing their own prestige Amanda nominations. Instituted in 1985, the annual Amanda award is the highest accolade given in Norwegian film industry.

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Tuftland – a new Finnish nature horror movie in production

Today I have something extremely fresh for you. A Finnish backwood horror mystery titled Kyrsyä – Tuftland. There’s actually not too much to tell yet, except for a few interesting details about the concept and the crew.