Gustaf Skarsgård

BLACKHAT – another cyber thriller

2014-11-14 // 0 Comments

BLACKHAT , directed and partly written by Michael Mann, “follows a furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners as they hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta” says the press info. Another cyberthriller? Will it be better than WHOAMI – KEIN SYSTEM IST SICHER or ETTOR NOLLOR? Well, [...]

Ken Duken, filmmaker

2014-10-23 // 0 Comments

The man is a brilliant actor, and he writes, directs and produces films as well. His production company Grand Hôtel Pictures , which he founded in 2003 together with Bernd Katzmarczyk and Lars Meier, makes films such as AUTUMN BLOOD with Gustaf Skarsgård and Peter Stormare, but it produces also shorts and whatever they deem “kulturell [...]

Cybercrime and Social Engineering in WHO AM I, ETTOR NOLLOR et al

2014-10-10 // 0 Comments

10. Zurich Film Festival gave us insight into cybercrime at an unprecedented level. Swedish TV-Miniseries ETTOR NOLLOR –  meaning “zeroes and ones”, a binary code if I ever saw one – is a veritable thriller in the heart of Göteborg. ETTOR NOLLOR had a hacker at its core, and it showed relentlessly how hacking is interconnected [...]

ETTOR NOLLOR – the fat and the angry

2014-09-26 // 1 Comment

ETTOR NOLLOR – a two episodes Swedish TV Mini-Series – kicks off with a human leg landing on an old Mercedes. At least in the uncut version shown at Zurich Film Festival it does. Maybe this scene was cut out of the film, as might have been several others. There’s as much sex and violence [...]