Posted on Fri, Dec 23, 2011 : 4:52 p.m.
'The Artist' a heartfelt - and effective - love letter to Hollywood
By AnnArbor.com Freelance Journalist
Opens today at the Michigan Theater
Review by Corey Hall of the Metro Times
Silence is golden in "The Artist," an effervescent salute to the shimmering, glamour-soaked Hollywood of our hazy collective remembrance: more nostalgic for a feeling than any specific film, it evokes sense memory by limiting one of them. Technically it's intended as a silent, as the actors do not speak for most of the film, but with a sparkling score by Ludovic Bource
, along with some classic show tunes, it's the most toe-tapping "silent" ever made.
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