Wednesday, March 18, 2009

BadLit reviews “Scream Queen”

Mike Everleth reviews “Scream Queen” for BadLit: “(…) The bulk of the film centers on this procession of the milk to the scream queen. Atanes keeps his camera tight and, in the first half of the film, it rarely veers off of close-ups of the character’s faces, which, most of the time, includes the lawyer’s snarling grimace barking orders in the journalist’s ear. This tightness with the lens combined with the darkness of the theater leads to an impossibly anxious and claustrophobic atmosphere. Like the best of Atanes’ films, Scream Queen creates a solid, concrete groundwork on which he builds his alternate reality. (…)”

Read the whole review HERE.

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