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Happy New Year, Colin Burstead (2018)

Viewing Jan '19 ///

Already my second viewing of this film after it played at LFF in October, Ben Wheatley strips back the bloodshed to prove to the world that he doesn’t need to rely on a shocking death to create an engrossing story. His use of sound and music in this one is impactful to say the least, the dissonant marriage created with the visuals effectively ensures a strong feeling of dysfunction to mirror the familial feuds and chaotic environment that they have created.

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