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Daily Archives: June 2, 2017

As the past showed, the Academy isn’t averse to skipping brilliant works of art in order to give the award to the most obvious or least deserved choice. In particular, the category of Best Original Score provides an opportunity to pay tribute to artistically valuable and one-of-a-kind works simply because the soundtrack shapes the movies identity en masse, no matter… Read more »

02 June 2017 | Features, Other Lists

Surrealist Luis Buñuel once stated, “Film seems to be the involuntary imitation of the dream.” This of course is of particular interest when it comes to Leos Carax’s 2012 French-German film Holy Motors, in which the French film director uses a metaphysical dreamscape to channel life as it is experienced while deliberately calling attention to the film’s construct of itself… Read more »

02 June 2017 | Features, Other Lists