The Troll Hunter details
|Formats:||15 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Otto Jespersen, Knut Nærum, Hans Morten Hansen, Johanna Morck, Tomas Alf Larsen, Robert Stoltenberg, Glenn Erland Tosterud|
|Genres:||Action/Adventure - Crime, General, Drama, Sci-Fi/Fantasy - Fantasy - General, Thriller, World Cinema|
The Troll Hunter
|Run time:||1 hour 43 minutes|
|Rental release:||09 Jan 2012|
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who you gonna call 'trollbustersBy sean1970 (42 reviews) , 15 Sep 2011
[Highly rated reviewer]Troll Hunter is a delightfully silly but entertaining film. Its a Norwegian subtitled movie, but if you can get over the idea of subtitles it is a massively rewarding bundle of joy. The trolls themselves are quite impressive for a low budget movie and the action, in Blairwitch style is better than most of that type.
About a group of film students who follow a Troll hunter in a bid to capture real life trolls on film as they wreck havoc in the countryside.
Impressive see this version before the Americans make their version, which is on the cards. Totally original and watchable.
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Trolling the DepthsBy Robinski (165 reviews) from Glasgow , 08 Jun 2013Nice idea, pretty well executed, but ultimately hamstrung by the limitations of the shaky-breaky found footage oeuvre. The characters are sketched with the barest detail, and we learn very little about them during the film, another shortcoming of found footage, and this tended to shut me out as the viewer. Writer / director André Øvredal does a decent job of creating suspense, and puts his characters in frightening positions, the scenes on the bridge and in the cave are particularly effective. Enjoyable enough in the end but compare with the stunning and surprising 'Monsters' by Gareth Edwards to see what can be done with the subject matter, albeit with twice the budget, but then with found footage less is presumably more.
Don't do it!By Bozatron (3 reviews) , 14 May 2013Had to switch this off after 45 minutes it was so bad. Very disappointing! Maybe it gets better but I doubt it ... :(
A bit Where-The-Wild-Things-Are-ishBy BigGerbil (6 reviews) from Hampshire, UK , 28 Apr 2013Very silly but lots of fun. Was distracted by the similarity between the lead actor and Dec from Ant&Dec. One of the better 'found footage' movies.
better than other fake reality just go with itBy CarnageAce (65 reviews) , 17 Apr 2013
[Highly rated reviewer]This was a good version of the fictional Documentary style of film making. It was done well and if you can let yourself enjoy it, and not take it too seriously you may like it. The trolls are based on the traditional from myths and legend.
Blair Witch meets Hans Christian AndersenBy ZedsDead (26 reviews) from LONDON , 13 Apr 2013Ok, so he's Danish not Norgie.... Another subtitled film, kept me entertained and would say to anyone thinking of renting it 'Do it'. Just bear with it at the front end, it takes a while getting used to the subtitles but then you get into it because the characters are believable and you forget about the srit lines. Someone said in one review 'the plots a bit far fetched' to be honest with a title like 'Troll Hunter' i'm gonna put money on it being everso slightly far-fetched from the offset.... Personally I think they dealt with how Trolls appear and disappear really well....watch the film and find out why!