Directors: Álex de la Iglesia
Writers: Álex de la Iglesia
Review by: projectcyclops
Rating: 4 out of 10
The Last Circus is the latest film from Álex de la Iglesia (Acción Mutante, The Day of the Beast, etc) and it.s full of stuff happening all over the place. Tons of stuff: people fighting, exploding, mutilating each other, shooting guns, blasting themselves into the air, falling in love and never once pausing for breath. For the first twenty minutes or so this is all agreeably daft and fun, but after an hour the actions of the grotesque circus folk on screen had me worn down to the point of actual boredom. This film was a battle I was happy to fight until I realised that I was losing.
Javier (Carlos Areces) has a major case of arrested development after witnessing his father.s demise at the hands