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Sapi

2013

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  • Mendoza’s combination of horror, extreme realism and explicitness has brought him to a dubious place: I can understand the money shot, but it’s harder to excuse a scene where he slows things down to show exactly what happens when a dog gets hit by a car. At this point, Mendoza has mixed up several ideas: realism, genre filmmaking, and simple sensationalism. And those things don’t mix together very well.