Daniel Nava posts a dual review of “Silence” and “Homo Sapiens” on Chicago Cinema Circuit

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I thought it inadequate to consider Martin Scorsese’s Silence (Essential), which screens extensively at the Music Box Theatre this weekend, at too much length. The film is such a massive object, worth deeper consideration that only comes after additional viewings and a greater gestation period. My numerous drafts recounting my experience with Scorsese’s latest masterwork offered a deficient analysis of the film as a historical, spiritual, and even personal object; combining the three just came across as fragmented, lost, and in perpetual search of something elusive that may have escaped my grasp during my initial viewing.

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