‘The Artist’ Was…Quiet

Oh, so quiet- and beautiful to watch. As a viewer, I am still not sure what lines I was supposed to connect between the reality of the characters, the history of cinema, and the medium at hand. Since the film is a film in a film, it could be said that there is commentary on…

Oh, Look! There Are White Heteronormative People Starring in A Woody Allen Film And It Has Been Nominated For An Oscar

‘Midnight in Paris’ is a beautiful, delicious, sexy film with a sweet cast. The plot is led straight from beginning to end without a struggle. It is interesting and breezy. That said, it’s absolutely usual and palatable. There’s adultery, psychoanalysis-worthy monogamy issues, wealth, surveillance, awkward parental units, blame-the-maid antics posing as class war commentary, and…