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The Artist (2011)


Arguably, The Artist relies a little too much on its silent-film gimmick at times, at the expense of engaging with its characters and the emotional impact of its story. 85 more words

Film Reviews

Silent Treatment (Film Review)

It’s Sunday! Oscar movies are back in business!

The Artist. The Artist was the Best Picture Winner of 2012. It was the first comedy to win the award since Shakespeare in Love, the first silent movie Since Wings at the very first Academy Awards, and the first French film to win ever! 567 more words


Venice Film Review: 'The Childhood of a Leader'

“Which one?” is the obvious question prompted by the title in “The Childhood of a Leader,” a overweening, maddening but not inconsiderable directorial debut for actor Brady Corbet, which plays as something of a straight-faced parody of a well-upholstered historical biopic. 960 more words

Markets & Festivals

Second Breakfast: Livin' in 'The Past'

A few years ago… somehow three years ago, I reviewed a well-known, critically beloved Iranian movie called A Separation. I recently reread that review and surprisingly didn’t slap my palm to my forehead in amazement over a misspent youth. 823 more words

Movie Review

Rewind - "The Artist"

One of our first big breaks as a design house was getting chosen to be a part of the film “The Artist”.  When we first brought our product line to costume designer Mark Bridges, it was a small foreign art film.  57 more words


Onslaught #014 - The Artist

I dunno, you try and culture people a little bit and they’re just not interested…

There was an attempt, the last of its kind at the time, to try and make a work’s outing happen, back in 2011. 1,154 more words

Alphabetical Onslaught Project

So I Rewatched... The Artist (also... Oscar Voters Don't Think With Their Heads)

2011, Directed by Michel Hazanavicius
Written by Michel Hazanavicius 
Starring: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman

A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions. 389 more words