John Smistad reviews the 2021 movie, Margrete: Queen of the North, about the queen who ruled Denmark, Norway, and Sweden in the 15th century.
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John Smistad reviews Norwegian film Cabin
Fever about a dysfunctional family that gathers in a mountain cabin for the Christmas holidays.
John Smistad reviews Magic Silver (Julenatt i Blåfjel), the Norwegian film about the encounter of blue and red gnomes in the mountains.
John Smistad reviews Norwegian Netflix
series, “Post Mortem: No One Dies in Skarnes,” as a combination of
noir, vampires, and dark humor.
Film critic John Smistad shares his review of the Norwegian trip flick “Trollhunter” about a crew of Norwegian college students hunting trolls.
Norwegian mafia families and lutefisk may be suprising ingredients for a comedy, but we think you’ll be giggling while watching The Lutefisk Wars.
John Smistad reviews the Norwegian holiday comedy Home for Christmas (Hjem til jul), starring Ida Elise Broch and streaming on Netflix.
John Smisted reviews the film The Sunlit Night, written by Rebecca Dinerstein, an American poet who spent time in the Lofoten islands.
There is a lot to unpack in the new Norwegian television crime drama Twin streaming now on MHz Choice. Uff da, is there ever.
John Smistad’s Halfway House is original fiction, pusblished in the Jan. 28, 2018 New Year’s edition of The Norwegian American.