Tag Archives: Matthias Schoenaerts

Year in Review: Shooting My Mouth Off in 2016

I look at this and I wonder why I always feel like I haven’t done jack-squat. Or, at the very least, I could do more. Well, I always can do more. Regardless, here are links to some of the things … Continue reading

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Performances I Loved This Year

I still haven’t seen a couple of big ones. Hence … it’s a work in progress, and I’m sure I’m forgetting people. But these stand out. Royalty Hightower, “The Fits” [My review] Matthias Schoenaerts, “A Bigger Splash” Cliff Curtis, “The … Continue reading

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2016 Movies To See

Out Now Out Soon Out Earlier This Year

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September 2016 Viewing Diary

Kicks (2016; d. Justin Tipping) Absolutely loved it. There have been so many excellent first-time directors making features this year. My review for Rogerebert.com. Kiss Me Deadly (1955; d. Robert Aldrich) I love this bizarre paranoid insanely phantasmagorical … film … Continue reading

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August 2016 Viewing Diary

My viewing this month was mostly work-related, so the viewing diary is uncharacteristically short. A lot of these I watched multiple times, for research, etc. And I’ve been ill, too, this summer. I just had no concentration outside of the … Continue reading

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Rust and Bone: One of the Best Films of 2012.

Not a review. I repeat: Not a review. I’ve been writing this, a paragraph at a time, for over 2 months. It’s more like one of my SPN re-caps, where I go scene by scene exploring story and character analysis. … Continue reading

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2012’s Rust and Bone: Four Motifs (With Overlap)

I’ve been working on a lengthy post about this great film, Rust and Bone, directed by Jacques Audiard. Figured this – a glimpse at the interconnected visual motifs in the film – would be a good teaser. One motif belongs … Continue reading

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Review: Disorder (2016)

Apparently, it’s Matthias Schoenaerts Week on my blog. Alice Winocour directs. Disorder is a thriller but it’s more a psychological study of one PTSD-traumatized man, played by Matthias Schoenaerts. Highly recommended. My review of Disorder is now up at Rogerebert.com.

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Interview with Alice Winocour, director of Disorder

Diane Kruger, Matthias Schoenaerts, “Disorder,” opening today My review of Disorder, starring Matthias Schoenaerts as Vincent, a PTSD-traumatized soldier home from Afghanistan, and Diane Kruger, wife of a shady businessman Vincent is hired to guard, goes up today on Rogerebert.com. … Continue reading

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Review: Bullhead (2011)

Jacky is huge. A hulk of a man. Back muscles and shoulder muscles ripple and bulge as he shadow-boxes ferociously in the bathroom with sickly underwater-sea-green light, a room that is his private domain. Sometimes he climbs into the tub, … Continue reading

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