I suppose it’s called poetic justice when a silent film can leave one speechless, but that is exactly the artistic achievement of Michael Hazanavicius’, ‘The Artist’. An homage that wears it’s…Continue
I suppose it’s called poetic justice when a silent film can leave one speechless, but that is exactly the artistic achievement of Michael Hazanavicius’, ‘The Artist’. An homage that wears it’s influences on it’s sleeve, this 21st century silent picture is a tribute to why we fell in love with cinema in the first place.The film stars Jean Dujardin as George Valentin, a 1920’s silent movie star at the precipice of his popularity. He is suave, charismatic, and, most importantly, has a well trimmed…See More
http://www.excal.on.ca/?p=15027Nature trumps nurture in We Need to Talk About KevinDirector Lynne Ramsay owes nothing to tabula rasa with her 2011 film starring Tilda Swinton and John C. ReillyJustin LiContributorA mother stares at her son. With a look of exasperation and discontent, she says to him, “Mommy wakes up every morning, and wishes she was in France.” Is the mother a bad parent? Is the child an unbearable source of burden?…See More
If you go to York University, read my reviews in the Excalibur. If not, you can go to http://www.excal.on.ca/ and look under the Arts section.
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