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Neruda (Larraín, 2016)

Easily one of my favorites of 2017, Neruda gets Pablo Larraín back on track after what I think is the only slight misstep in his filmography (Jackie). Neruda is playful and beautiful. Like The Club, Larraín favors hazy frames, often seemingly underneath a layer of … Continue reading

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Post Mortem and No (Larrain, 2010 and 2012)

Pablo Lorrain has found a mainstream-independent hit in No, but his two features that immediately precede it – 2008’s Tony Manero and 2010’s Post Mortem – are far less accessible. While Tony Manero took Saturday Night Fever obsession to graphic, chilling ends (and appropriately – a … Continue reading

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Night of the Comet (Eberhardt, 1984) and The Loneliest Planet (Loktev, 2011)

I’m surprised with the current (and seemingly endless) zombie craze that Thom E. Eberhardt’s Night of the Comet hasn’t gotten a bit more of a revival.  Maybe it’s because there are only a handful of zombies in the whole film.  Maybe … Continue reading

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