THE PALE DOOR – Review by Susan Granger

After a botched train robbery, this horror/Western finds the legendary Dalton gang taking shelter in a mysterious ghost town where nothing is as it seems at first glance. The film’s a muddled mess, containing one line of dialogue that mirrors my reaction perfectly, when a gang member mutters: “I’ve had enough of this strange shit.”

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Park Chan Wook Discusses Genre Twists in THIRST – Jennifer Merin interviews

park chan wook jerusalem ff cropped160At his Jerusalem Film Festival Masterclass, Korean filmmaker Park Chan Wook focuses on his genre bending storytelling and cinematic trickery in Thirst, which is, he says, his personal favorite of all the films he’s made to date. He comments that he identifies with the film’s central character, a priest-turned-vampire, because he’s always trying to justify his actions. He revelations about audience manipulation through sound design are particularly fascinating. Read more>>

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