NORDIC NOIR Netflix releases new trailer for The Chestnut Man

We know that the adaptation of Søren ‘The Killing‘ Sveistrup’s novel The Chestnut Man (Kastanjemanden) is coming to Netflix in VERY SOON. And now we have a new trailer. The Chestnut Man takes place in a quiet suburb of Copenhagen, where the police make a terrible discovery on a stormy October morning. A young woman is found brutally murdered in…

Nordic Noir: Face To Face gets season two trailer

Danish series Face To Face debuted in 2020, and starred Lars Mikkelsen. Now it’s back for a second series and there are more familiar faces to look out for. In the new season of Face to Face (Forhøret), Susanne (Trine Dyrholm) continues to struggle with the loss of her daughter. Resuming her work as a psychologist, Susanne…

NORDIC NOIR Netflix releases first trailer for The Chestnut Man

Søren Sveistrup’s novel The Chestnut Man (Kastanjemanden) is coming to Netflix this autumn and now the streaming giant has released the first trailer for the highly-anticipated series. The Chestnut Man takes place in a quiet suburb of Copenhagen, where the police make a terrible discovery on a stormy October morning. A young woman is found brutally murdered…

REVIEW Blinded: Those Who Kill (S2 E7&8/8)

This Danish series has improved upon its first series, of that there is little doubt. Characters have been better drawn, with more depth; and the story has been an intriguing one. However, it hasn’t been perfect, with several infuriating elements and plot-points to contend with. And tonight, in its final two episodes, it stumbled yet…

REVIEW Blinded: Those Who Kill (S2 E5&6/8)

At the end of episode four of Blinded: Those Who Kill, Alice Ejbye was murdered by Peter Vinge. Or at least it looked that way. Terminally-ill Alice didn’t have long left so she thought she’d take matters into her own hands and try to draw her son’s killer out from the shadows to deliver the…

REVIEW Blinded: Those Who Kill (S2 E3&4/8)

Last week we welcomed back Danish profiler Louise Bergstein (Natalie Madueño) to our screens and new, perplexing case to work on. During those first two episodes we watched on as she travelled back to the island of Funen to spend time with an old family friend – Alice Ejbye – who informed Louise that she…

REVIEW Blinded: Those Who Kill (S2 E1&2/8)

Series one was also shown on BBC Four but with the subtitle, Darkness, and it really wasn’t kidding. A solid procedural with two rather forgettable leads and a really nasty undertone, the villains (and they were seriously cracking villains) hogged the limelight. For this second series Natalie Madueño returned as ace profiler Louise Bergstein, but…

NORDIC NOIR BBC Four confirms Blinded: Those Who Kill

We’re getting a new Nordic Noir in the coming weeks. Blinded: Those Who Kill is the Danish follow-up to Darkness: Those Who Kill. Once again starring Natalie Madueño as police profiler Louise Bergstein, the story goes back five years. Alice Ejbye’s 18-year-old son Markus was murdered by a serial killer who was never found. Alice…

NORDIC NOIR BBC Four confirms repeat of The Killing

Originally broadcast in 2007 in its native Denmark and 2011 in the UK, The Killing is arguably one of the most influential crime dramas of all time. Now it’s coming back… in repeat form. Forbrydelsen introduced us to Detective Chief Inspector Sarah Lund who was on her last day with the Copenhagen police force, and about to…

NORDIC NOIR Walter Presents acquires Cry Wolf for the UK

Broadcasting brand Walter Presents has acquired Danish psychological thriller, Cry Wolf (Ulven kommer). The eight-episode series tells the story of 14-year-old Holly and her family, that is torn apart by her school essay detailing violence in the home. Dedicated social worker Lars (The Killing’s Bjarne Henriksen) is assigned to the case. Convinced by Holly’s story,…

NORDIC NOIR BBC Four confirms acquisition of Those Who Kill series two

BBC Four has confirmed its acquisition of Danish series Those Who Kill. The first series was subtitled Darkness: Those Who Kill, and now we’ve learned that series two will be subtitled Blindness: Those Who Kill. By releasing a BBC-branded trailer, the corporation has confirmed its acquisition, most likely to be broadcast on BBC Four. The…