Tag Archives: Jacki Weaver

Stoker

The tradition of Southern Gothic literature runs like an avoided shadow along the peripheries of great American art. Unlike, say, the cinema renaissance of the 70s or the Gatsby explosion of the 20s or Pollack and Hemingway’s high brow acceptance … Continue reading

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Silver Linings Playbook Cast Featurette

Sometimes when it comes to film criticism, the worst thing that can happen to a movie is that it opens to immediate acclaim. This year, I went into Silver Linings Playbook expecting an entirely fresh story about mental illness and … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Silver Linings Playbook

Unfairly and even detrimentally identified as a rebellious artist and one of the pioneers of New Hollywood, David O. Russell carries the unearned burdened of being a director to connect cinephilia to the masses. To my mind, Russell is not … Continue reading

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