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Review: Disorder

Taking a break from the apparent horrors of soldierhood, Vincent (Matthias Schoenaerts) is a brooding, guarded man, whose post-traumatic stress disorder hangs from him like a raincoat. 398 mots de plus

Movies

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD

★★★½

This big-screen adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s first successful novel is gorgeously shot if a tad dull plot-wise, and buoyed by excellent performances from two favorite actors. 134 mots de plus

Reviews

Best of 2016: #3. A Bigger Splash (Luca Guadagnino)

3. A Bigger Splash. Luca Guadagnino. Italy/France.

Enthralling, vibrant, and chic, A Bigger Splash harkens back to another time in cinema, when whatever qualified as « arthouse cinema » was fun and populated by pan-European sex romps in exotic locales (not exclusively, of course). 801 mots de plus

Film

Harry Hawkes: Prime Ralph Fiennes at 54

A Bigger Splash’s (Guadangino, 2015) coked-up anti-hero, Harry Hawkes was too loud, too obnoxious, and too obscene for the picturesque tranquility of the Italian volcanic island of Pantelleria. 110 mots de plus

2016

The Danish Girl - Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview

Through Eddie Redmayne’s performance as Lili, you’ll gain an increased respect for the various aspects which represent femininity, and through Alicia Vikander’s role as Gerda, you get to peer inside the lives of those who learn to accept the drastic change which is losing someone for their true self. 938 mots de plus

Movies

'The Danish Girl' 2015

The story of real-life Danish painter Einar Wegener who, in 1931, became the first man to undergo a sex-change operation. His wife Greta, also a painter, first discovers her husband’s affinity for feminine attire when he sits in for one of her models. 8 mots de plus

Drama