Tuesday, January 7 2014
The best male film performances highlight how masculinity, managed within a more considered and complete character overview, can turn even the most rugged rogue into an equally strong if sensitive cinematic center.
Tuesday, February 4 2014
Dallas Buyers Club works because it doesn't over-sentimentalize its subject, and for that reason alone, it has quite the emotional impact.
Monday, November 4 2013
The mobile framing in this film, so insistent, so aggressive throughout this experience, helps to sustain not only your emotional investment but also your understanding of what's at issue here.
Thursday, December 17 2009
The Young Victoria doesn't critique the royal "system," such as it is, but instead observes it from a more or less respectful distance.