Though it’s difficult to pinpoint the typical Berlin Film Festival film, I’ve attended the festival enough times to attest that most pictures in the competition lean toward the somber end of the scale: You’re more likely to see a drama about immigrants in tough circumstances or children left to fend for themselves than a genre picture about a Danish snow-removal expert living in Norway who avenges the murder of his son by picking off a score of baddies one by one – with some grim laughs along the way. But this year, the Berlinale actually has one of those: Norwegian director Hans... More >>>