Archive for November 16th, 2013

Move Mayhem – All Is Lost

Movies without dialogue (or with minimal dialogue, for that matter) are a rare breed. To pull it off effectively, you need strong, charismatic actors who are able to engage the audience with nothing more than their body language. Tom Hanks pulled it off masterfully in Cast Away, as did Suraj Sharma in Life of Pi. Both actors carefully embedded their performances with subtle nuances that allowed us to know what they were feeling, what they were thinking, without saying a word. In the new film, All Is Lost, Robert Redford takes command of his stage and draws us in with the magnetic portrayal of a man fighting nature’s unforgiving wrath (as well as his own hidden demons). Don’t Stop — There’s Plenty More

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