Not quite the Thomas Crown Affair, but definitely a well-made, fast-paced thriller.
Headhunters stars the talented Aksel Hennie (Max Manus) as Roger, a charming scoundrel and Norway's most accomplished headhunter. Roger is living a life of luxury well beyond his means, and stealing a... read more
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April 7, 2013
April 1, 2013
These suspenseful, intrigue, twist and turn movies aren't really my cup of tea. This one included..even though I recognize that it was a well done film, contained some really good actors, and had some rather interesting scenes. I do have my exceptions to the rule (for example the...
February 28, 2013
Headhunters is a film I was sure was going to be a cool Scandinavian hesit flick. I was so wrong, as this was just so much more. Hennie is fantastic as Roger Brown, a headhunter who uses interviews to obtain information on valuable art which he then intends to steal. He soon come...
February 14, 2013
Headhunters proves that it's not all about the big budget, it's the story that counts. The performances are also good but what makes Headhunters so good is its unpredictability. You may think you know what is going to happen but 20 minutes in and it all goes out the window, and t...
January 2, 2013
It's a lot of ingenious, insane ideas loosely tied together by an "okay, so I guess this is happening now" narrative ribbon.
October 23, 2012
The term "action thriller" has deteriorated ever so nastily from what it meant decades ago. Back in the twentieth century, the genre was laudable for its intoxicating ability to mold suspense with grit. Nowadays, good ol' Hollywood has taken charge of the genre, and withered it...
September 7, 2012
A slick and wickedly entertaining edge of your seat thriller, it`s exciting and constantly surprising and will trick you every step of the way. A spectacular thrill-ride that pulls you in like you wouldnt believe. It`s tense, taunt and loaded with riveting drama and explosive act...
July 25, 2012
An art thief who uses his position as a corporate headhunter as his cover thinks he's struck a gold mine when he meets a CEO who's perfect for the job he's shopping, and who also happens to own an original Rubens---unfortunately for him, a murder complicates his big score and sen...
July 15, 2012
What makes Headhunters so ridiculously engaging is how the narrative develops in a way that you cannot guess the outcome. That's precisely the fun. Like classic suspense of the past, this has the kinds of twists and turns that would make Hitchcock proud. There's one surprise afte...
June 12, 2012
Do you ever tire of hearing that a Hollywood remake is in the pipeline, when the ink has hardly dried on the original script? Like "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo", "Cell 211" and "Let The Right One In" before it, this is another that has had the green light for an English langu...