IMDB says this is a 2010 film but I am sure it was released here this past year. My point? Why was this smart, perfectly scripted, well acted and thought-provoking art film not nominated for any Academy award. It’s certainly one of the bast movies of last year and way better than most of theContinue reading “Certified Copy (Abbas Kiarostami – 2010) A”
I am so surprised (or maybe I really should not be) to hear that nutty conservatives are actually upset about the “message” of this flick. Seriously?? Anyways, this film’s only flaw is that it is very very boring and has not a shred of amusement in it.
I am not sure how I feel or what I think of the ending of Take Shelter. Is it literal? Is it another of Curtis’ dreams? Something else entirely? I’m leaning more towards that second explanation. Curtis is slowly losing his mind. It is a horrible thing to see a man descend slowly into theContinue reading “Take Shelter (Jeff Nichols – 2011) B+”