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Mar
28

The Indie on Demand Movie Review: 4:44 LAST DAY ON EARTH

 

Shanyn Leigh and Willem Dafoe Embrace Their Fates in 4:44 LAST DAY ON EARTH.

Shanyn Leigh and Willem Dafoe Embrace Their Fates in 4:44 LAST DAY ON EARTH.

The newest episode of my short radio series THE INDIE ON DEMAND MOVIE REVIEW takes a look at 4:44 LAST DAY ON EARTH, in which Willem Dafoe and Shanyn Leigh are cast as a New York couple awaiting the end of the world, and director Abel Ferrara — he of such nihilistic exercises as KING OF NEW YORK and BAD LIEUTENANT — is cast as someone who sees the end of all humanity as a time of personal reflection and spiritual questing, rather than, say, raging masses clawing over each other in order to snag the last seat on the final spaceship out.

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