JSS Movie Minute: “The Northman,” “Spirit Halloween,” “Severance” Season Finale & PAM!!!

Julie and Rebekah couldn’t wait to discuss the Severance season finale and share details about the new Spirit Halloween movie (allegedly opening this October!). They dished on Renee Zellweggar’s The Thing About Pam and A24‘s new kids’ flick Marcel the Shell with Shoes On. Julie will also let you know if Robert Eggers’ latest The Northman is worth your time and money. Remember to find more movie reviews and free movie passes at JulieSaysSo.com and take a minute to watch the Marcel trailer below! 

Rapid Review: “The Northman”

The Northman stars Alexander Skarsgård as Amleth, a Viking who hopes to avenge the murder of his father, the King (Ethan Hawke). He also plans to save his mother (Nicole Kidman), who has been forced to marry the murderer, also the King’s brother. Along the way Amleth meets a beautiful witch (Anya Taylor-Joy), who offers him a brighter and less-deadly path in life. It’s the same Scandinavian legend that inspired Shakespeare’s Hamlet, and it could’ve seemd too familiar in another director’s hands.  Fortunately, Robert Eggers is steering this ship so The Northman is consistently fresh, even during its grimiest, blood-bath battles (of which there are many).

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See “The Northman” EARLY & FOR FREE

I truly enjoyed The Witch and The Lighthouse (which is far better if you think of it as a dark-comedy) so I’m excited to see the latest from director Robert Eggers, The Northman. This one stars Alexander Skarsgård as a Viking who must avenge his father’s death with the help of a lovely witch (played by Anya Taylor-Joy). Nicole Kidman, Ethan Hawke and Willem Dafoe also star and those last two share a nude scene. If you’re thinking, “Is that supposed to be a selling-point?” I don’t really know but I do have passes to see The Northman EARLY and FOR FREE.

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