Post Tagged with: “Michel Hazanavicius”

TSR Blog: Nick Allen Recaps Oscar Night, Plus & Minus

TSR Blog: Nick Allen Recaps Oscar Night, Plus & Minus

2011 is done. Finito. Turn the lights out in the morgue, because that sucker is history. So how did the year’s send-off (Oscar night) fare? Was it another enchanting night of contagious movie loving, big laughs, and big surprises? No, not really. Though this year didn’t lend itself to too many predictable winners, (at least it wasn’t as obvious as […]

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‘The Artist’ interview with actor James Cromwell

‘The Artist’ interview with actor James Cromwell

A golden member of Hollywood, the very tall James Cromwell has played almost every part in the business. With more than 150 film/TV roles to his name, Cromwell has embodied princes, majors, presidents, vice presidents, doctors, and manipulative geniuses. Despite the positions of power he usually plays, he received an Oscar nomination for playing Farmer Arthur Hodgett in Babe. In […]

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TOP 7 Films of 2011 … another opinion

TOP 7 Films of 2011 … another opinion

We start the Top 7. You finish the Top 10. Overall, I’d give the movies of 2011 an “8/10.” The “Year of Remembering,” as Jeff Bayer hinted in his own Top Movies list, has seen some gems that we aren’t soon going to forget. This isn’t going to be a year like 2010, in which we will ask ourselves, “Wait, […]

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‘The Artist’ Interview with Director Michel Hazanavicius

‘The Artist’ Interview with Director Michel Hazanavicius

Destined for a heap of Oscar nominations this year, The Artist is a unique cinematic experience. The film is black and white and silent, directly resembling the looks of films from the late 1920s and early 30s. It tells the story of a silent film star named George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) who struggles after being dethroned by talkie pictures and […]

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