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[Oscars 2013] – Predicting The Nominations

9 Jan

An actual Oscar statuette to be presented during the 79th Annual Academy Awards sits in a display case in Hollywood

I still have a few 2013 releases to catch up with, and I though I wanted to make my Oscar nominations predictions post having seen all of them, the nods are due early tomorrow morning so I’ll have to post them now.

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[Review] – Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

17 Aug

Title: Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry
Year: 2012
Director: Alison Klayman
Writer: Alison Klayman
Starring: Ai Weiwei, Ying Gao, Danqing Chen, Changwei Gu
MPAA Rating: R, some language
Runtime: 91 min
IMDb Rating: 7.2
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 81

Ai Weiwei is one of the most renowned artists in the world, and not only is the man famous for his art, but also for his political activism, a combination of which no doubt being what got him the top spot in ArtReview magazine’s annual Power 100 list in 2011. And now Alison Klayman has given us our first feature-length look at the life and work of such an artistic icon with Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, a documentary that got a special jury prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, and that will definitely stand as one of the year’s best documentaries.

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