Posts Tagged bleak

Take Shelter

TIFF ’11: Take Shelter

Monday, September 19, 2011 No Comments

I’ve decided, I don’t like Inception style (is X real or is X not) endings. I prefer a story that actually ends, that resolves the events that transpired. Now, in cases like Inception and Footnote, the movie was strong enough that the ending wasn’t the biggest deal. Regarding Take Shelter, a bleak, unnerving and powerful […]

The Illusionist

The Illusionist

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 No Comments

I know it’s a wee bit late, but I finally watched The Illusionist, the third contender for the recent academy award for best-animated film. And though I think Toy Story 3 definitely deserved the award, The Illusionist, a film about a struggling magician and the relationship he forms with a young girl, was quite beautiful. […]