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Sunset

Sunset is a sophomore feature from Oscar-winning Hungarian director László Nemes (Son of Saul).  Unfortunately, I haven’t seen Son of Saul, so I can’t compare notes nor can I comment on how the filmmaker has grown.  However, I was reminded of another recent period film while I was watching Sunset – Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite.

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Goodnight Mommy

By: Mark Barber Goodnight Mommy exists at the intersection between Dead Ringers and Psycho, with a little bit of Misery thrown in for good measure. Twins Lukas and Elias (named for their actors, Lukas and Elias Schwarz) settle into their country home with their mother (Susanne Wuest), who is recovering from facial surgery after a brutal car accident.  In the midst of divorce proceedings, she does not take the trauma and stress well, and begins…