I’m working on a bunch of things at the moment, but none of them are postworthy yet. I was looking back over some of my older reviews (occasionally painful, often handy yardsticks) and I realised a) I’ve done a whole lot of reviews that haven’t made their way here and b) It’s a bunch of work I’ve already done just sitting there gathering e-dust. 946 more words
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“Her narrative trajectory is best summarized by a sequence that bookends the film, one that, while a flash forward to the point in time at the end of the film, is also representative of the entrance point as well. 115 more words
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In Sarah Polley’s films, I have encountered something that I have never found in another filmmaker- the ability to convey heart wrenching emotion and make me cry every time (literally, every time), but not out of emotional manipulation or throwing in ‘cheap’ moments.
Take This Waltz (2011)
I made it to this part of the movie and had to stop to catch my breath. I will write something more substantial when I finish. 27 more words