Klovn Forever Marketing Campaign Cleared Of Indecency

The Danish Consumer Ombudsman has found no evidence to suggest that the marketing campaign for Klovn Forever was inconsistent with good practice. Therefore, the case is now closed. The Consumer Ombudsman received 28 complaints concerning a trailer and poster for the film Klovn Forever. They have assessed its marketing and found no immediate evidence that it was contrary to good marketing practice. The marketing of the film included nudity and eroticism as key components. "But there is considerable scope for nudity and

Alicia Vikander Nominated For Two Golden Globes

Alicia Vikander, who is expected to play Lisbeth Salander in the upcoming adaptation of The Girl In The Spider’s Web, has been nominated for two Golden Globes: Best Supporting Actress for Ex Machina and Best Actress in The Danish Girl. Vikander faces fierce competition in both categories. Among the nominees for Best Actress are Kate Blanchett, Brie Larson, Rooney Mara and Saoirse Ronan. In the category for Best Supporting Actress are Helen Mirren, Kate Winslet, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Jane Fonda. In

The Fencer Launches Crowd Funded Oscar Campaign

The Fencer (Miekkailija), Finland’s entry for the 88th Academy Awards, has launched a crowd-funded Oscar campaign. Director Klaus Härö and producer Kai Nordberg have launched the campaign via Indiegogo in order to raise funds for marketing to help The Fencer secure its Oscars nomination. The campaign, which opened on 18th November, reached 10% of its goal within five days. Härö then posted a video to thank their backers for a successful start: “I want to say thank you for helping us get

The Look of Silence Shortlisted For 2016 Oscars & Wins IDA Award

The Look Of Silence, Joshua Oppenheimer's companion piece to The Act of Killing won the Grand Jury Prize at Venice Film Festival in 2014, and now with over 40 international awards under its belt (including IDA Best Feature last night) it has emerged as one of the front runners for a 2016 Oscar nomination. On Tuesday The Look of Silence was shortlisted for a 2016 Oscar nomination by the documentary branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences along

First Look Trailer For Nils Gaup’s The Last King

The first trailer has been uploaded for Nils Gaup's epic historical action movie The Last King (Birkebeinerne), based on actual events from the 1200s. It is to be released in Norwegian cinemas on February 12th 2016. In the year 1206 Norway was engulfed by Civil War. The King's illegitimate infant son, Håkon Håkonsson, which half the kingdom wanted to kill, was being secretly guarded by just two Birkebeins. The guards escorted Håkon to safety from Lillehammer to Østerdalen to Trondheim, a