The body of Ray’s best work reveals a laudable consistency of viewpoint, thematic cohesion, and aesthetic distinctiveness.
“It’s the pictures that got small.” Those words make up the second half of one of the most famous quotes in movie history.
One of cinema’s greatest cinematographic performances combines with a director’s epic vision and superb craftsmanship to create a visual masterpiece.
The awe-inspiring camerawork combines gorgeous color, expansive landscapes, and a set of beautifully incorporated symbols.
Ratatouille is darling, even if I’m still of the opinion that a rat will eat your face if you let your guard down for a second.
For whatever reason, it’s not Peter O’Toole’s perfect 0-for-7 record leading up to this year’s Best Actor contest that’s standing in award-magnet Forest Whitaker’s way to a win.
Rex Reed called it “an action spectacle of weight, splendor and vast entertainment value.” Make of that what you will.