Mindhunter understands that words are ultimately an extension of the role play that defines our lives.
“How do we get ahead of crazy if we don’t know how crazy thinks?”
David Fincher’s film maintains a consistently bleak atmosphere that elevates it above its sloppy sequel.
A buoyant tribute, even if the pedigree of the project implies something more paradigm-shifting.
It typifies Fincher’s style while pushing him in new creative directions, and the minimally loaded BD wisely leaves the film open for spirited debate.
There’s a comic streak to the film that suggests David Fincher may understand the material as trash, but it’s the kind of affectation that only reinforces, rather than dulls, its insults.
Besides a rigorously refined approach to critical judgment, Another Steven Soderbergh Experience offers numerous alternative suggestions about the trends of critical reception in film/media culture.
With its Oscar clout and inevitable crowd-pleasing matched by widespread critical ire, Les Misérables is easily the year’s most divisive awards contender.
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Most filmgoers who see Lee’s magical-realist marine life, from bioluminescent jellyfish to migrating trout that fly, will be quick to dub the film the Visual Effects frontrunner.
How do you distinguish a movie that’s one of the greatest of all time from one of your all-time favorites?
When it comes to film editing, dubbed by so many as “the invisible art,” marveling at how rhythmically one shot feeds another is hardly sufficient in predicting an Oscar winner.
The directing race has boiled down to nine names, four of which you can pretty safely etch into stone.
It’s both unfair and too easy to shake out predictions for this category based on what is most likely to appeal to the Kindle Fire set.
A Best Actress nomination for Mara doesn’t seem likely, either, even with the Golden Globe nod and handful of critics’ honors she’s got under her studded belt.
This is really nothing more than the story of girls running to and from their daddies, and no matter how you dress it up, it’s inherently retrograde.