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Film Review - Silent Night


Just in time for the holiday season comes a film about the end of the world. “Silent Night” offers a Christmas story about family, friends, and the wonders of childhood, but writer/director Camille Griffin (making her debut) isn’t in the mood to be precious with the details of a special reunion. Instead, she’s constructing a sometimes unspeakably dark tale of finality, using the cloak of yuletide excitement to explore how relationships react to the news that everything on Earth will be dead in a matter of days. It’s not exactly a cheerful tale of celebration, but bleakness is what makes “Silent Night” periodically riveting, with Griffin getting into the horrors of this new reality, delivering an askew take on the tenacity of the human spirit. Read the rest at


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