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Film Review - Ruben Brandt, Collector

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Even art history majors need a movie night too, right? A Hungarian production from co-writer/director Milorad Krstic, “Ruben Brandt, Collector” merges the world of art and cinema for a high-flying ride of visual references, with the helmer heading to the elasticity of animation to reach impossible filmmaking dreams with this ambitious offering. It’s a dazzling feature, bursting with energy and intelligence, with Krstic spinning plates like a madman as he manages a noir-ish ride into museum thievery while also digging into strange psychological spaces as the endeavor wiggles around hallucinatory freak-outs. “Ruben Brandt, Collector” is a special picture, but there’s a limit to how effective such specialized storytelling can last, and Krstic finds it quickly, crafting a masterful short that unfortunately has to figure out how to fill 90 minutes of screen time. Read the rest at Blu-ray.com 

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