To commemorate TFW’s two-year anniversary, I’ve decided to reevaluate three movies I originally wrote about in the blog’s Dark Ages: The Revenant, The Tree of Life, and Carol. Suffice to say, second viewings make a huge difference.
Image source. Copyright Fox Searchlight Pictures, 2011.
The story of The Tree of Life is a story of two different movies.
Image source. Copyright Paramount Pictures, 2011.
No matter who you are, Hugo charms you. For those who shudder at the mere sound of “silent film,” Hugo provides a gentle, illuminating first glimpse into that era’s magical splendor. For the Chaplin-Keaton-Lloyd movie geek, Hugo unrolls like your favorite Thanksgiving meal – warm, familiar, and oh so sweet.