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Post Mortem Reviews

June 21, 2012
Unfortunately, the pacing also moves at a zombie shuffle, with shots held past the point of ennui to agony.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 24, 2012
Mesmerizing, somehow otherworldly...
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
April 13, 2012
Mario's life spirals out of control in unexpected ways.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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April 12, 2012
Post Mortem is - intentionally - not an engaging movie.
April 12, 2012
Larrain crafts Post Mortem as a slow, quiet character study, narrowing in on Castro in his home and office while the world outside descends into madness.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
April 10, 2012
The first half's pretentiously doom-laden vibe suggests the film is slowly tunneling up its own rigor-mortised rectum. Patience, however, will be rewarded.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 10, 2012
[A] grim, intense, mordantly comic little film...
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
April 10, 2012
Often drolly, coolly morbid, Post Mortem also operates just as effectively in a more nakedly direct register.
April 10, 2012
A chilling exploration of the 1973 Pinochet coup soaked in metaphor but rooted in dreadful fact.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
September 7, 2011
Larraín's clever use of almost humorously unconventional framings, expressively washed-out colour tones and mysterious low-key performances brings together human comedy and historical tragedy to unique, and surprisingly emotional, effect.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5