For decades we were led to believe the commonly held belief of what happened with the Nancy Kerrigan knee assault in 1994, I, Tonya seeks to add more context to the tabloid expolited story of the 90’s. Margot Robbie, who also help produce the film, slips into the ice skates of the infamous figure skater perfectly finding the anger, drive, and fury that Tonya Harding embodies. While not everything the filmmakers say should be taken as the be all end…
Are movies about movies completely in a film lover’s wheelhouse? Yes.
Are movies about the preservation of silent era films even more geared for the medium enthusiasts? Yes.
Does that lessen the emotional impact from seeing presumed lost history on screen miraculously saved thru sheer accident? Nope.
Bill Morrison’s nostalgic document on lost silent era films found perserved in an Canadian gold rush town is a hell of story on its own without its importance to the history of film and early archival documentation in general. All done to an outstanding ethereal score by Alex Somers.
At this point you should know wether your sensibilities and movie tastes are aligned with the surreal, weird and disturbing mind of Nicholas Winding Refn. If you thought 'Only God Forgives' was crossing the line, you ain't seen nothing yet in this morbid depiction of the fashion industry. Elle Fanning is superb as Jesse a small town girl looking to make her name in the tinsel town high-end fashion world. After being recognized for her unique 'look' she begins her…