Tomas Alfredson: Articles

French Prison Drama Beats Oscar Favorites: London Film Critics Awards' Winners

Avatar may be the world's box office ruler, but it surely wasn't ruler of anything at the London Film Critics' Circle Awards held this evening in, where else, London. The London Critics' best film of 2009? Jacques Audiard's prison drama A Prophet, the first French-made production to win the Circle's […]

Jan Troell & Harriet Andersson Swedish Oscars Honor + German Terrorists & Oskar Schindler of Nanking

 Jan Troell Swedish Oscars honor: Best Film Guldbagge Award winner Everlasting Moments with Maria Heiskanen. A feature film director since the mid-1960s (Here's Your Life, Ole dole doff), Jan Troell – whose credits include The Emigrants, The New Land, Zandy's Bride, and Il Capitano – is one of the most prestigious filmmakers in Swedish […]

'Let the Right One In' Movie: Effective Horror Movie & Character Study

'Let the Right One In.' Directed by Tomas Alfredson from a screenplay by John Ajvide Lindqvist, Låt den rätte komma in / Let the Right One In is not only a satisfying horror film from beginning to end – one of the best entries in the vampire genre since Blade, […]