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
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
“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
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