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The Snowman Review: The Crime Of Making A Dull Thriller The Snowman 3 Reviewer 0 Users (0 votes) BC Rating The Snowman is said to be based on a novel of the same name by author Jo Nesbo. That the film was developed into a script in the first place would seem to indicate that the original must had some merit as a crime thriller.


Review: The Snowman

JoBlo - Fri, 2017-10-20 11:04

Review: The Snowman PLOT: Harry Hole (Michael Fassbender), an alcoholic Oslo detective, investigates a string of serial killings targeting women, where the killer’s signature is an ominous snowman. REVIEW: THE SNOWMAN should have been a prestige offering, with director Tomas Alfredson coming off LET THE RIGHT ONE IN and TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY, not to mention the cast, the fact that it’s based on author Jo... Read More...

"He was watching us the whole time…" Universal UK has debuted a new international trailer for the serial killer thriller The Snowman, adapted from Jo Nesbø's bestselling novel, from Swedish director Tomas Alfredson (Let the Right One In, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy). We've already seen one intense trailer for this, but this one is a bit better with some cleaner footage of the Norwegian landscapes/cityscapes. Michael Fassbender stars as a detective who investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter.

Michael Fassbender Hunts A Serial Killer In ‘The Snowman’ Universal Pictures has released an official trailer for their new crime thriller, The Snowman. It’s based on the novel by Jo Nesbø, directed by Tomas Alfredson (Let the Right One in) and written by Matthew Michael Carnahan and Hossein Amini and stars Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, Toby Jones, J.K. Simmons, Val Kilmer, and Chloë Sevigny.

Fassbender In Talks To Play Unorthodox Detective In Crime Thriller 'The Snowman' Michael Fassbender sure knows how to vary his offerings and stretch himself as an actor. In the years to come, we'll see him in a comic book epic, a Shakespearean tragedy, playing a mercurial real life figure, and picking up a hood and dagger to star as an assassin in a video game adaptation. With projects that are high brow, low brow, blockbuster big, and intimately small, he continues to show the world his range.

'Tomorrowland' Teaser Does the Trick

11:38 AM 10/9/2014 by Jeff Giles
In this day and age, is it still possible for a trailer to lure you into a movie's world far enough to make you want to buy a ticket without giving away all of the story's narrative nooks and crannies? It doesn't happen as often as it ought to, but the answer is definitively "yes" -- and Disney's Tomorrowland is here to show us how.

Review: 'Veronica Mars' Is Back on the Case

9:47 AM 3/14/2014 by Jeff Giles
Veronica Mars
There are a million television channels, radio is dying, and nobody reads books, which leaves movies as pretty much the last thing going in terms of mass-media entertainment that can still claim anything approaching consensus success. But just as digital distribution has diced up the landscape for artists in other disciplines, it's changing the game for film, too -- and Veronica Mars is early proof.

Robert Rodriguez Talks New Sin City Technology, When We'll Get Fire And Ice

2:26 PM 1/12/2014 by Fred Topel
Robert Rodriguez
Robert Rodriguez met with the Television Critics Association about the launch of his new television network, El Rey. El Ray is launching with a TV series based on Rodriguez’s From Dusk Till Dawn, but Rodriguez is still in the movie business with Sin City: A Dame to Kill For due out this August.

Ian McKellen Playing Sherlock Holmes in 'A Slight Trick of the Mind'

6:12 PM 9/5/2013 by Jeff Giles
Ian McKellen
He's already played Gandalf and Magneto, so why the hell shouldn't Sir Ian McKellen play Sherlock Holmes? No reason at all, and that's why McKellen's signed on to portray the beloved detective in A Slight Trick of the Mind, adapted from the Mitch Cullin novel about a long-dormant case that flares up, plaguing the retired Holmes.
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