Wild Tales

The Lunchox
The calm before the storm.Photo: Sony Pictures Classics
5 Stars (Magnificent)Why I Saw It: Screened it for Houston Film Critics Society year-end awards consideration.
What I Thought: Irreverent, cautionary, strangely cathartic, and wickedly riotous. Beautiful cinematography, superb score, and perfect title. Was up for HFCS and Oscar for Best Foreign Film. 

Wild Tales. Dir. Damián Szifrón. Perf. [IMDb fails me – so many people, and almost no photos, since it’s a foreign film.] Sony Pictures Classics, 2014.

Six vignettes about the logical outcomes when ordinary and ordinarily well-adjusted people get pushed past their limits.

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