The Artist (2011)

[This review was originally published at Filmwell.]•It happens every January — movie ads fill up with boasts about awards they’ve won. In a few days, those boasts will start to include Oscar nominations.And The Artist is currently the most boastful of all. Filmmaker Michel Hazanavicius’s tribute to Hollywood’s silent film era is stirring up enthusiasm among audiences and critics alike.And The Artist looks to me like the right film to love right now, if you want to be cool, because … [Read more...]