Tag Archives: Stanley Tucci

Road to Perdition (2002)

Conrad Hall’s cinematography…jaw-dropping. The precision in the images and visual story is intoxicating. This is celluloid as ash, the grain glazing everything over in a frosty, funeral-like haze. It’s moody and painterly. A gangster B-pic as seen by Edward Hopper. … Continue reading

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Julie & Julia (2009)

Sorry but Meryl Streep is great in this. Despite my early hesitance, I thought the traintracking of both stories worked very well too even if it set me up for a false ending. I assumed it was building to a … Continue reading

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Spotlight (2015)

Much has already been written about how un-cinematic Spotlight‘s direction is and I agree 100%. Comparisons to All the President’s Men are appropriate as far as subject matter goes but in terms of execution the two really couldn’t be further … Continue reading

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