Noomi Rapace

You Won’t Be Alone is an engagingly wistful look into humanity wrapped up as a supernatural horror: Sundance Film Festival Review

January 31, 2022

A unique if uneven take of supernatural horror told through the veil of existentialism that is frustrating, beguiling and eventually emotionally rewarding. The film follows the story of a young woman who is kidnapped from her mother by a wolf-eateress, rendered mute and then turned into a shape-shifting demon. We see her inhabit various characters […]

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Film Review: The Secrets We Keep is a thought-provoking examination on the aftermath of violence

September 16, 2020

Whilst Yuval Adler‘s The Secrets We Keep has quite a nasty temperament, it’s a testament to his and Ryan Covington‘s script that it never overindulges in its wince-worthy material. Set in a post-WWII America where the horrors of Nazi camps and prisoner brutality are a distant though still painful memory, Maja (Noomi Rapace), a Romani […]

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Noomi Rapace to film psychological thriller Angel of Mine in Melbourne

February 13, 2018

Noomi Rapace (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Prometheus) has been cast in the upcoming psychological thriller Angel of Mine, directed by Kim Farrant (Strangerland). Set in Melbourne, Angel of Mine follows a mother still struggling to cope with the loss of her daughter, becoming obsessed with a stranger’s daughter she believes to actually be her own. As her obsession […]

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Film Review: Bright (USA, 2017) is a gritty alternate universe take on the police procedural drama

December 20, 2017

Since Netflix’s launch the streaming service provider has been pumping out its own studio content to screen exclusively on its service. As the service provider grows it also attempts more ambitious projects working with directors, producers, script writers and actors of a higher calibre. We saw this in Okja that was released a couple of […]

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Noomi Rapace returns as doctor Elizabeth Shaw to Alien: Covenant

June 22, 2016

Actress Noomi Rapace will again join the screen as doctor Elizabeth Shaw, reprising her role for Ridley Scott’s imminent feature Alien: Covenant. After dipping in and out of the project as a lead to a cameo, it now appears Rapace will front the sequel to Scott’s 2012 Prometheus. Alongside Rapace, Michael Fassbender will also be […]

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DVD Review: The Drop (MA15) (USA, 2014)

April 24, 2015

It’s always easy to fetishize the final performance of a late, great actor – especially one as towering and impressive as James Gandolfini. Whilst other recent tragic losses, like that of Robin Williams and Philip Seymour Hoffman, have yielded a range of so-so posthumous performances, this is thankfully not the case for the final chapter […]

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