Enigmatic, tender, subtext-laden, and played with conviction, Clouds of Sils Maria is a heady psychosexual drama steeped in dense anxieties; a multilayered rapture on the subject of woman, performing; and a poetic meditation on acting, aging, and acceptance. 850 more words
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Dark Places is an American Mystery/Drama, directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner, written by Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl) with Christina Hendricks (Lost River, Drive, Mad Men), Chloë Grace Moretz (Kick-Ass, Hugo), Charlize Theron (Monster, Prometheus) and Nicholas Hoult (About a Boy, X-Men: Days of Future Past). 571 more words
I recently saw two movies that deal with the “crisis” of aging.
Noah Baumbach’s While We’re Young deals with a couple, played by Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts, who aimlessly enters their midlife years until they meet a younger, “hipster” couple who infects them with their youthful energy and ceaseless drive to produce stuff (he makes documentaries, she makes home-made ice cream). 556 more words
Longevity for a star of stage and screen often means sticking around long enough for someone to ask you to do something you’ve already done. This is the case for Maria Enders (Juliette Binoche), the aging actor at the center of Olivier Assayas’ latest film, “Clouds of Sils Maria.” 378 more words