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The Treachery of Awards: Kristin, Gillian and René Magritte

When a great actor like Stewart or Anderson gives a great performance like Princess Diana or Lilly Bart, and that work is not recognized, or, at least, not recognized to the degree that it should be, there is a cognitive dissonance of the type you get when you gaze at Rene Magritte's 1929 surrealistic masterpiece “The Treachery of Images “and its three way paradox of image, words and objects.

Comedy. Fantasy.

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KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS

My all-time-favorite British Movie, "Kind Hearts and Coronets" (1949), is the most delicious concoction ever produced Michael Balcon's Ealing Studious. With exquisitely intelligent and stylish direction by Robert Hamer from a screenplay that he wrote with John Dighton ("The Man in the White Suit" and "Roman Holiday") it' flows like dark chocolate over a mouthwatering sundae

Romance. Musical.

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The latest Cyrano begins with a thrill. By the end, the thrill is gone. Score 50%

The latest Cyrano begins with a thrill. By the end, the thrill is gone.

However, the sets, costumes, cinematography, and the movement of the actors within the frame during these opening scenes are thrilling. Haley Bennett (Ms. Joe Wright) radiates beauty as Roxane; Ben Mendelsohn is deliciously cunning as Guiche while Kelvin Harrison Jr. as Christian looks like a god.

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The Treachery of Awards: Kristin, Gillian and René Magritte

When a great actor like Stewart or Anderson gives a great performance like Princess Diana or Lilly Bart, and that work is not recognized, or, at least, not recognized to the degree that it should be, there is a cognitive dissonance of the type you get when you gaze at Rene Magritte's 1929 surrealistic masterpiece “The Treachery of Images “and its three way paradox of image, words and objects.

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10 BEST FILM NOMINEES FOR 2021 WILL BE:

Warner Brothers will triumph with both "Dune" and "King Richard" while Apple Original Films will also make their mark with "CODA" and "The Tragedy of Macbeth" (the latter in partnership with A24). Netflix will also have a good year with both "Tick, Tick...Boom!" and "The Power of the Dog".

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KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS

My all-time-favorite British Movie, "Kind Hearts and Coronets" (1949), is the most delicious concoction ever produced Michael Balcon's Ealing Studious. With exquisitely intelligent and stylish direction by Robert Hamer from a screenplay that he wrote with John Dighton ("The Man in the White Suit" and "Roman Holiday") it' flows like dark chocolate over a mouthwatering sundae