All posts by Andrew Nickolds

Next Door (Nebenan)

In his debut as a director, the actor Daniel Brühl delivers a more than halfway effective psychological thriller: that is to say at around the forty-five-minute mark the carefully built-up tension and dark comedy suddenly dissipates into something more familiar in movie terms and consequently less involving.

The County

Grimur Hakonarson and his DP Mart Taniel make full use of the Icelandic climate and landscape at their disposal along with other, subtler and often more comic ideas. Andrew Nickolds reviews.