Mads Mikkelsen

A Tale Of Two Mikkelsens In 'Unit One'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

If the return of 'The Bridge' has whetted your appetite for Nordic crime drama, you'll be pleased to know that another series of 'Unit One' has become...

Caroline Frost

Will 'Hannibal' Star Mads Mikkelsen Have To Eat His Words?

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 06.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

Danish favourite Mads Mikkelsen is, undoubtedly, a star huge and rising of the big screen, following the recent triple whammy of Bond villain (Le Chif...

Nordic Noir: Mads Mikkelsen Stars In Two Fresh Offerings

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

It's a long summer without a Danish drama in sight on the box. Fortunately, this house is being kept entertained by the stunning 'The Returned' over o...

Mads Mikkelsen - Is There Nothing This Actor Can't Do?

Caroline Frost | Posted 04.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Caroline Frost

If we were in any doubt of the value of such abstract concepts as name, honour and reputation, Mikkelsen's raw performance in The Hunt reveals what happens when a man is left without them. His nobility in the face of this Kafka-esque experience is inspiring, moving and, frankly, astonishing, coming from the same man who gave Mr Bond a good seeing-to.

Caroline Frost

Charlotte Fich Reveals How The Success Of Danish Crime Drama 'Unit One' Helped Create 'The Killing's Sarah Lund

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

A danish police woman, intuitively impressive cop, tough as bricks in a world populated by doubting men, compromised personal life - sound familiar? ...

Alicia Vikander: Sweden's New Rising Star

Stephen Applebaum | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK Entertainment
Stephen Applebaum

Following her role as Queen Caroline Mathilde in Nikolaj Arcel's acclaimed Danish costume drama A Royal Affair, Alicia Vikander is expected to become Sweden's next big international star. She will soon be seen as Kitty, in Joe Wright's adaptation of Anna Karenina, and as one of the leads in the big-budget fantasy film, The Seventh Son. She discusses her career so far.

Caroline Frost

'Becoming A Bond Villain Was An Anti-Climax'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 14.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

"It was confusing," is how Casino Royale's scarred villain Le Chiffre, aka Danish star Mads Mikkelsen, remembers the day he was cast to play James Bon...

Nikolaj Arcel - Writer/Director of A Royal Affair

Stephen Applebaum | Posted 04.08.2012 | UK Entertainment
Stephen Applebaum

Danish cinema doesn't often do costume dramas but the magnificent A Royal Affair - the true story of Queen Caroline's illicit romance with her husband's enlightened German physician, Johann Struensee - could change that. Its writer-director, Nicolaj Arcel (co-writer of the Swedish The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo movie), talks about breaking new ground, politics, women in history, and David Fincher.

A Fleeting Meeting With Ronan Keating

Rollo Ross | Posted 22.07.2012 | Home
Rollo Ross

I said in my original blog about Cannes to expect the unexpected at the film festival. Well, who would have thought that Ronan Keating would be here for a film and that torrential rain would dampen the spirits of everyone at the festival - including Ronan?

Refugees United - A New Hope

Amin Elmubarak | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Amin Elmubarak

I am sure we have all witnessed the young new mother who looks down at her right on the floor and spins around at break-neck speed only to find her toddler had tottered to her left side. Swooping down, she envelops the confused child.