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Armond White’s Mid-Year Awards

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Carole Bouquet and André Dussollier in Unforgivable. 2012’s best so far and Sarris remembered This year, I want to do the Mid-Year Reckoning differently, as a tribute to film critic Andrew Sarris’ recent passing. It was Sarris, during my grad school years at Columbia, who wisely advised that the percentage of good movies has not changed from the old days; now that [&hellip
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Armond White: A Russian Hack’s Half-Fun History of Abe Lincoln

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts & Film

Two visually lush sequences in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter belong in a great movie. They’d have to be extended a little; building, montaging in ways that work metaphorically as well as viscerally–such as the great horse sprint leading to the barbed wire No Man’s Land sequence of Spielberg‘s War Horse. Yet these sequences work only [&hellip
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