passion and loss is a beautifully sincere experience. Capturing a past life through the musical compositions and her trauma, showing a woman unable to speak her mind to men, while being with them out of a fear of loneliness and the obligation of marriage. … More The Piano (1993) a film calling into the ether of masculinity
Character driven, methodically paced storytelling from Jane Campion. The Power of the Dog can be an empowering journey of inner discovery, but most of the film is spent in a cesspool of toxic masculinity, reaffirming machismo. It’s a muddled and complex rendering of Thomas Savage’s novel, showing these characters as brutish and consciously flawed.
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Truly, it’s a season without a clear frontrunner and one might not form until critics and precursors start (this week) to land. The thought process is Jane Campion will likely have the nomination lead and it’s undoubtedly her best work since The Piano.
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Jonny Greenwood isn’t a novelty anymore. He’s not reduced to simply the Radiohead guitarist branching out into film scores. No. Greenwood is an established film composer with one of the best track records in the industry. … More The Year of Jonny Greenwood – Hollywood Music in Media (HMMA) Nominations
Dame Edwards Jane Campion is a fixture in the 2022 Oscar award race … More Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog is Netflix’s Best Chance