Like a cinematic dick-measuring contest, each scene seems like an attempt to be more masculine than the scene before.
The movie theater has lost its privileged place within society.
Daily Film Writers predicted who will win the Academy Awards this year and who SHOULD.
I don’t believe I’m inhuman, but I have been desensitized.
Lechner emphasized that the “city should be a character itself.”
Nowadays, few directors prioritize filming on-site, as audiences willingly accept the idea of feigned locations.
“Dad, I want to be like her. I want to win for Best Original Screenplay.”
Adhering to the formalist school of Bergman and Kubrick, Eggers and his editor (newcomer Louise Ford) have shaped a thriller that is structurally compelling and nuanced.
But while Saul is the most featured actor, the true stars of the film are its below-the-line craftsmen.
The film reminds us that bigotry is a continuing issue in the United States.