Resistance Tells Marcel Marceau’s Story

Resistance tells the true story of how actor Marcel Marceau ended up joining the French Resistance and saved children during World War 2. The film only focuses on this portion of the famous mime’s life.  Years later, he would become the person who recited the only spoken word in Mel Brook’s Silent Movie.  Yet this isn’t a film that focuses on his life as a performer.  Born Marcel Mangel (Jesse Eisenberg), he turned to a…

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Final Portrait: A Character Study

Final Portrait is a character study that takes us into the mind of what an artist goes through as they work to perfect their work. It’s the latest directorial offering from Stanley Tucci.  The camera framing is absolutely beautiful with its handheld movements.  Through his direction, Tucci makes some wise choices early on to hide the portrait of James Lord (Armie Hammer) even if audiences would beg for even just a glimpse of the master…

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