“I will avenge you, father. I will save you, mother. I will kill you, Fjölnir.”
Robert Eggers doesn’t miss. This was easily one of my most anticipated films of 2022 and it did not disappoint in the slightest. The Northman is an unbridled and unforgivingly visceral revenge film that utilises its Viking setting to absolute perfection.
It’s clear how integral making the film look and feel authentic to the times was to Eggers. As I was watching the…