Tag Archives: headhunters

Cinema Review – Jo Nesbo’s Jackpot

When Oscar (Kyrre Hellum) is discovered in a strip joint with eight dead bodies around him, the police presume his guilt. Oscar maintains his innocence, and tells a story of winning, friendship and murder. Continue reading

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Why So Serious? Movie Reviews – April 2012

Rory Cashin (Film Ireland) and I talk about the Best and the Worst movies from April 2012. We agree a lot this month… Continue reading

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JDIFF 2012 REVIEW – Jo Nesbo’s Headhunters

Roger Brown (Aksel Hennie) is Norway’s most successful head hunter, but his paycheque does not cover the extravagant lifestyle that his wife expects, so to make ends meet, Brown steals paintings to sell on the black market. Brown has set up a careful network that allows him to do this, but when his wife introduces him to Clas Greve (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) – a man who owns a very valuable painting – Brown sees a once in a lifetime opportunity to make some serious money. What could go wrong? Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Monte Carlo

Grace (Selena Gomez) has dreamed of seeing Paris ever since she was a child. Finally, after years of saving – and after graduating high school – she heads off to see the world, with her best friend Meg (Leighton Meester) and stepsister Emma (Katie Cassidy) in tow. When in Paris, the girls realise that Grace is a dead ringer for socialite Cordelia Winthropp-Scott (also Selena Gomez), they decide Grace should take her place on a trip to Monte Carlo. Continue reading

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