John Smistad reviews A Storm for Christmas, a limited series about the lives of folks stranded in Oslo, streaming on Netflix for the holidays.
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John Smistad reviews A Very Charming Christmas Town, a sweet holiday romance movie set in Solvang, Calif., and streaming on Amazon Prime.
John Smistad reviews Vikingulven (Viking Wolf), a horror story directed by Stig Svendsen in 2022 and now available to watch on Netflix.
A review of Liv Ullmann’s 1995 film, Kristin Lavransdatter, set in medieval Norway and based on the trilogy of books by Sigrid Undset.
John Smistad revisits the Coen brothers movie, Fargo, which is streaming online with its dark humor and quirky Scandinavian-American characters.
John Smistad reviews two Norwegian movies, The Trip from 2021 and Royalteen from 2022, both now available for viewing on Netflix.
John Smistad reviews The Ash Lad: In Search of the Golden Castle, a 2019 adventure film for the family now streaming online at Amazon Prime.
John Smistad reviews War Sailor, the three-episode miniseries on Netflix, written and directed by Gunnar Vikene about World War II and Norway.
John Smistad, who remembers his own Norwegian immigrant grandparents, reviews I Remember Mama, now streaming on Amazon Prime.
John Smistad reviews Netflix series The Lørenskog Disappearance about the missing Anne-Elisabeth Hagen, who vanished from her Oslo home in 2018.