Oscars 2012: Adam Predicts the Nominees

     February 11, 2015

As I’ve been covering awards season pretty extensively here on the site over the past few months, I figured it would be appropriate to (foolishly) try to predict the upcoming Oscar nominations. It’s been a fairly tame year, as a …

THE ARTIST Director, Michel Hazanavicius, to Helm THE SEARCH

     January 8, 2012

The Golden Globe-nominated director of The Artist has announced his next project: a re-imagining of Fred Zinnemann’s Oscar-winning 1948 film, The Search. Though Michel Hazanavicius is currently in the middle of the awards season for The Artist (a black-and-white, dialogue-free …

THE ARTIST Review

     November 25, 2011

[This is a re-print of my review from the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. The Artist opens today in limited release.] We owe a debt of gratitude to silent films. That may seem like an obvious statement but today the …

Jean Dujardin and Berenice Bejo THE ARTIST Interview

     November 23, 2011

When Michel Hazanavicius first mentioned his dream about making a silent film to Jean Dujardin and Bérénice Bejo, the stars of his OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies, they thought it was wonderful madness and never imagined such a project …

TIFF 2011: THE ARTIST Review

     September 9, 2011

We owe a debt of gratitude to silent films.  That may seem like an obvious statement but today the films of that era are considered quaint, and to an extent they are.  The progress of cinema is to create an …

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