Valhalla Rising

One from Denmark's rising-star filmmaker
With Mads Mikkelsen, Maarten Stevenson and Alexander Morton
Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn

What do you get when a director known for uncompromising violence decides to do a period piece--set in 1,000AD Viking country, that is. In a word, a masterpiece. Danish enfant terrible Nicolas Winding Refn (director of the cult hit “Pusher” series) made his latest film, “Valhalla Rising,” after an aborted attempt at making a real horror movie (Refn’s favorite film is the original “Texas ... more >