The actress had only seen two short films before starting working on her own.
Nominated for nineteen Academy Awards, it seems inconceivable that no comprehensive study of Meryl Streep exisited until the publication of this edition of Cahiers Du Cinema’s Anatomy of an Actor series.
In the year of Gordon Gekko, members of the Academy only wanted to be sold on zeitgeist American dreams of successful slicksters banking the Bejamins.
“When I see Dario Argento I think aesthetics. When I see Nicholas Roeg I think metaphysics”
The film’s stars on comedy behind closed toilet doors.
A La La Land satire of self-reflexive silliness starring Emily Mortimer.
Kickstarter, bankrupt distributors and dusting off a book for the big screen a decade later.
NO STARS Yes, they’re supposed to be clichés, but they still need personalities.
And shitty Sundance movies.
★★ Hits, from comedian-actor-turned director David Cross is a frustrating film whose flaws infuriate in the moment but keep you thinking about it for days afterward. It’s a worthy piece of work simply by leaving no middle ground for the indifferent, even though Cross’ handling of the story leaves him straddling the fence in the end.