Nick Schager Reviews Life During Wartime

Todd Solondz’s Palindromes employed eight different actresses for the same role as a means of proving a point that the director then felt inclined to bluntly state at film’s conclusion: nothing, and nobody, changes. It’s a pessimistic worldview that had become a crutch, an easy way of justifying not only his tableaus of suffering and misery but also his creative stasis. Unfortunately, his latest—a sequel of sorts to Happiness, his final work which effectively balanced compassion and condescension—finds Solondz still stuck in a rut.

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