Tag Archives: Artist

Never Look Away (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): A sprawling epic period drama

German film “Never Look Away”, which was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar early in this year, is a sprawling epic period drama about one young man struggling to find his own artistic voice during the most tumultuous part … Continue reading

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At Eternity’s Gate (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Van Gogh’s last few years

Julian Schnabel’s latest film “At Eternity’s Gate” looks around the last few years of Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), who was surely one of the greatest painters in the 19th Europe but unfortunately did not receive much attention during his rather … Continue reading

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Final Portrait (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): An erratic artist and his frustrated model

“Final Portrait” reminds me that some of great artists are difficult people to hang around with. Focusing on a long, problematic artistic process between an artist of undeniable genius and a man who admires him but becomes increasingly frustrated with … Continue reading

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Let the Sunshine In (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): As she searches for love

Life can be pretty disappointing especially when you are looking for someone to love you, and French film “Let the Sunshine In” examines that undeniable fact of life with considerable amount of humor, intelligence, and sensitivity. Closely observing the ups … Continue reading

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Loving Vincent (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): An impressionistic animation film a la Van Gogh

Animation feature film “Loving Vincent” gave me one of the most colorful experiences of this year. Vividly and authentically recreating that recognizable oil painting style of Vincent van Gogh, the film puts us right into its stylish world filled with … Continue reading

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Gaga: Five Foot Two (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): Gaga the entertainer

Although I do not know much about Lady Gaga, I found that Netflix documentary film “Gaga: Five Foot Two” is an interesting behind-the-scenes documentary about one of the most popular entertainers in the world at present. Although I was a … Continue reading

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David Lynch: The Art Life (2016) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Lynch on his early art life

As one of the most fascinating filmmakers in our time, David Lynch has dazzled and confounded us with his odd surreal style during last 40 years. Since he made a striking impression on the audiences with his first feature film … Continue reading

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