Trapped in the language of my own focus 🎬
I am a big fan of Director/Writer Olivier Assayas, who also did the underrated gem Clouds of Sils Maria in 2015, starring Kristen Stewart. She became the first American to win a César Award (French Oscars) for Supporting Actress for that film. Together they both create beautiful work, while complimenting one another's aesthetic. She’s his muse and deservingly so.
Stewart pulls off another strong performance, only cementing her star power as one of the more reliable actors today. Personal Shopper…
I’m mildly deaf and never used the subtitle option when I saw it twice in theaters. I remember missing out on some dialogue and used the novel as my guide to the films story. Like many I left in tears. Romantic, beautifully filmed and a talented cast. Timothée Chalamet, you should of won Best Actor at the Oscars *cough*
Being deaf, I was still able to capture the films glow. When Elio tucks his hand under his chin as he…
I began losing my hearing later in life due to underlying reasons. The progression was slow and allowed me to grieve the things I lost over time. Music, friends and basic conversation recoils as you’re left silent with your thoughts. If you’re wondering, yes, this film gutted me 😭
A deaf friend once said to me, as much as one desires to hear, it’ll always feel better in the quiet. He was right and that syncs up with the…