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Film Review: Frontier(s) (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: A gang of young thieves flee Paris during the violent aftermath of a political election, only to hole up at an Inn run by neo-Nazis. REVIEW: The fact that 2007’s Frontier(s) is director Xavier Gens’ first full length movie is impressive, not only in its high quality, but also its far-reaching story that manages to explore so many things ...

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Cold Skin (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: On the edge of the Antartic Circle, in the years after World War I, a steam ship approaches a desolate island far from all shipping lanes. On board is a young man, on his way to assume the lonely post of weather observer, to live in solitude for a year at the end of the world. But on shore ...

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Film Review: The Divide (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic. REVIEW: I’ve seen my share of apocalyptic films this year, not mention the various ones that arrived last year. I’m most surprisde on how they all take on different tones with the ...

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