Cutthroat corporate competition turns literal -- and messy -- in director Morten Tyldum’s Headhunters
. A glossy, fast-paced, and darkly-comic thriller from Norway with enough clever twists to keep viewers constantly on their toes, Headhunters
brings to mind the Coen brothers’ Blood Simple
for the way it combines noirish twists and betrayals with wry humor and occasionally shocking violence, while also featuring a surprisingly tender core that details the transformation of a calculated thief and businessman whose towering arrogance plunges him into an intense life-or-death struggle.
By day, Roger Brown (Aksel Hennie) recruits high-level cor...