Tag Archives: Xavier Dolan

It’s Only The End of the World (Dolan, 2016)

Brief glimmers of Dolan’s expressive visual style, for which he is known, is suppressed by faux dramatique dialogues of a labored, awkwardly intimate, though sincerely intellectual nature. Not his finest work, but certainly commendable for its firm stylistic┬ácommand. 79/100 – … Continue reading

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I Killed My Mother (Dolan, 2009)

An astounding debut by French-Canadian wunderkind Xavier Dolan conveying the stark reality of a mother/son relationship. The inspiring use of music, refrain, slow motion, and home video shows a creative talent as expressive as the Pollock-esque painting seen in the … 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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TIFF 2013 Recap & Coverage

I realize that some people follow this blog who are not aware of my work at Next Projection. As some of you might have noticed, I have not been active here, and this is because I have been extremely active … Continue reading

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