Hmmm well I personally loved this, I found it very accurately portrayed, as a friend put it, "Everything that's wrong with Black Metal." I wouldn't be at all surprised if the film-makers got death-threats for this from exactly the people this film is parodying, which in a way would prove their point.
What made it work for me is that the Norseman brothers very much reminded me of people I have seen of even hung out with, even right down to the mannerisms and speech patterns.
The film-makers are clearly very well aware of their subject matter, and whilst not everyone will get it, especially if they aren't all that familiar with the genre, this worked great for me, especially as I played in a Black Metal band for about five years.
Purists and pedants might pick holes in certain places, such as the Varg Vikernes poster being on the wall despite the fact that in 1990 when the film is supposed to be set Burzum had barely recorded a note, but at the end of the day this film is not concerned about being "Tr00", in fact they'd probably be happy if people got worked up about such things, once again it would prove their point.
Not quite sure what the ending was about, maybe they couldn't think of a way to end it, but hey when you're drunk who cares?
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