TV

The Stand

The Stand is an American dark fantasy/post-apocalypse streaming television miniseries, based on the 1978 novel of the same name by Stephen King. The plot centers on a pandemic resulting from a mishap at a military biological research station which allows the escape of a lethal strain of influenza. After the pandemic kills almost the entire world population, the few survivors are drawn to one of two figures, one dark and one light, setting up a final good-vs-evil confrontation. In the novel’s dedication to his wife, King describes it as a “tale of dark Christianity.” The adaptation alters the gender of some of the main characters, moves the setting to modern-day 21st century, and features a new final episode written by King, making it the third variation of the story’s conclusion. The first episode was released on CBS All Access on December 17, 2020.

Nate Walcott and Mike Mogis (of Bright Eyes) composed the original score and Åström wrote additional music for seven episodes of the series.

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The American Runestone

The American Runestone is a documentary series shedding light on the role played by Viking explorers in Europe’s discovery of North America. The show stars popular Swedish actor Peter Stormare (“American Gods,” “Fargo”). The series’ first two seasons were commissioned by the Viaplay streaming service run by Scandinavia’s NENT Group.


Child of Grace

Child of Grace is a 2015 drama feature film, directed by Ian McCrudden. The film is based on the novel June Bug by Chris Fabry (Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2009) and stars Ted Levine and Maggie Elizabeth Jones .

9-year-old Katie has spent most of her life traveling the country in an RV with her father. One day she sees a portrait of herself on a missing child poster and realizes that the man she thinks is her loving father may be her kidnapper. As Katie contends with this discovery, a small-town sheriff, her grandfather, simultaneously tries to figure out the truth of her disappearance when new evidence surfaces.

Child of Grace features an original music score written by Henrik Åström. The score album is available on Amazon and iTunes. The film is available for purchase on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon USA and Amazon UK.

Official site: childofgracefilm.com

Holding The Wire

Holding The Wire is a feature documentary from Iacon Pictures.

The film is an unique portrait of tournament paintball during an economically turbulent time. Filmmaker Jose Diaz sets out to document the lives and experiences of tournament paintball players. Along the way, he encounters a variety of individuals, young and old, from different walks of life, all united by a fierce passion for tournament paintball. The music score is composed by Henrik Åström.