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Film Review - Golden Exits


A few years ago, writer/director Alex Ross Perry masterminded “Queen of Earth,” his valentine to mental illness. In a career that’s already welcomed any sort of behavioral erosion, the feature played right to his interests in unraveling people and overall powerlessness. “Golden Exits” is merely about bad relationships, which is something of a change of course for Perry. Obviously, he doesn’t take it easy on his characters, sending them through trials of communication and jealousy, but the end game isn’t complete exhaustion, and that’s a welcome development. “Golden Exits” isn’t as thunderous as “Queen of Earth,” but accepted on a smaller scale of disturbance, and Perry’s windy screenplay and care for actors is fascinating, creating a movie with no defined direction, but still involving as it negotiates claustrophobic environments.  Read the rest at


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