Friday, February 29, 2008


Jar City

As procedural thrillers go, the Icelandic drama Jar City is better than the average American genre entry, but that’s not saying much. Baltasar Kormákur directs this dark investigative work like a heavy contemplation of identity, where the solution is secondary to the atmosphere. Miles away from the David Fincher school of by-the-numbers solutions, the movie finds its center in murky ambiguity.

Read the rest of the review in New York Press...

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