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Film Review - Force Majeure


While October is widely regarded as a month to celebrate horror, it seems the concept of marriage is the real terror being put under the microscope this year. With David Fincher’s “Gone Girl,” audiences were treated to a theatrical display of pent-up matrimonial resentment and harrowing psychological gamesmanship. Sweden’s “Force Majeure” takes a more realistic and intimate look at the cracks in companionship, pitting its characters against instinct, commitment, and themselves, weaving dark thoughts and nagging insecurities through a heavenly, and appropriately forbidding, ski resort location. Patient and incisive, “Force Majeure” takes its time to get where it’s going, but the raw feelings unearthed by writer/director Ruben Ostlund are frightening in their accuracy. Read the rest at


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