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The Artist – The Film that got Everyone Talking

The Artist – The Film that got Everyone Talking
It came as quite a surprise when The Artist scooped the majority of awards at the BAFTAs overtaking high budget blockbusters such as Hugo, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and British film Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Last night its winning streak continued at the Oscars when it earned three of the top five awards for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor. The Artist is the first silent film to win an Oscar since 1929, however silent film production... 

The Artist review

The Artist review
“I won’t talk. I won’t say a word.” These are the first words we read from the intertitle card of George Valentin’s film A Russian Affair. We then realise that we’re actually watching people, watching a film, in an auditorium. How quaint. Not only is Michel Hazanavicius’ The Artist loaded with symbolism and subtext, it happens to be a black and white film with no dialogue. Hell, it’s not even in widescreen! Set in 1927, silent movie... 
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