Initially, I was asked to do a little story about the history of Drafthouse Films, and considering how many movies they’ve released that I love, I didn’t hesitate for a second. Once The Tribe was announced as a Film Club screening, however, the focus shifted a little to be more on that specific film, with a little bit of past and future sprinkled in. That narrowed down direction is probably a good thing, as the initial story would have primarily consisted of me ranting about how amazing R100 and A Band Called Death are, and how more people should see The Congress. (which, trust me, would have taken up a good chunk of space in that post).
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If you reached the age of 100, could you look back on your life and reminisce on all the crazy adventures you’ve had? Allan Karlsson most definitely can. He’s the central character of The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared, a surprisingly enjoyable dark comedy out of Sweden based on the international bestselling novel of the same name by Jonas Jonasson. (I personally have not read the book, as I didn’t want it to have influence over my review of the movie.)
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