By Don Malvasi
Originally Posted on Cinedork.com
Beginning with a chills-inducing Twilight Zone-esque vignette aboard an airliner and ending with the quintessential disrupted wedding reception, Wild Tales was a deserved Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Film. Superbly directed with a jaundiced eye by Argentinian Damian Szifron, its six separate stories share a penchant for the perverse side of human nature. Overflowing with a cornucopia of black humor, the film is spiked with outbursts of startling if cartoonish violence. I don’t think I’ve had more fun watching a film this year.