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Ranking the 2012 Best Picture Nominees

9. War Horse Any enthusiasm I had for War Horse unceremoniously disappeared a mere 10 minutes into the film, when I came to the devastating realization that the movie’s equine protagonist was either unwilling or unable to talk. If The Blind Side taught us anything, it was that making a movie in which the main[Read More…]

by February 2, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Drama Ascends to Greatness

The opening sequence of The Descendants, which reveals a woman’s face against the backdrop of a turquoise ocean, is one of the only scenes in the entire film without music — because music is replaced by the steady hum of a motorboat. The scene quickly segues to a series of images[Read More…]

by November 17, 2011 0 comments The Guide