Tag Archives: Awards

Year in Review: 2017

My complete 2017 Watchlist, Ranked (Films seen in theaters or festivals in 2017) Films qualify for my Best of 2017 when the country of origin’s initial commercial release occurs in 2017. Unreleased films and festival only release are not considered. … Continue reading

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Carol (Haynes, 2015)

This is going to be a slightly different kind of review. I want to look at Todd Haynes’ Carol not only as the pinnacle achievement of what Haynes has being doing in cinema throughout his career but as the pinnacle … Continue reading

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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Schnabel, 2007)

The blink is the cut. A truly subjective experience is rendered by formal experimentation. The lens of the camera is treated as the human eye. Its capacities are limited and faulted as the human eye. The kino-eye, or camera-eye, is … Continue reading

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TIFF 2013 Awards

Modeled after Indiewire’s categories, here are my picks for TIFF 2013: Best Narrative Feature: 12 Years a Slave Prisoners Gravity Blue is the Warmest Colour The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him and Her Best Documentary Feature: Manakamana At Berkeley Best … Continue reading

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