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  • Silent Night Offers a Downbeat Blend of Doomsday and Christmas

    Silent Night Offers a Downbeat Blend of Doomsday and Christmas

    There are tons of movies about humans trying to negotiate the post-apocalypse. Less common are films about people counting down until the end of the world — though they certainly exist, with approaches as varied as Roland Emmerich’s big, loud disaster flick 2012 and Lars von Trier’s pensive, nihilistic Melancholia. Writer-director Camille Griffin’s Silent Night…