The Tree of Life is a metaphysical journey that centers on a family, living through 1950s American suburbia. The patriarch of this family is Mr O’Brien (Brad Pitt). He works in a factory and believes in trying to toughen his sons up because kindness doesn’t allow people to succeed. He ...
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The Fantastic Voyage
Since the death of Stanley Kubrick, Terrence Malick is arguably the last true film "auteur". A man who can exist on his own terms completely outside of the Hollywood studio system with one of the less prolific filmographies of any director ever. A man, who when invited to the 2011 ...
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To Infinity and Beyond: Thoughts on The Tree of Life
Copied and pasted from my blog: "Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding."And with that brief verse from the Book of Job, Terrence Malick's latest - Palme d'Or winning - film The Tree of Life begins to lay the foundation for ...
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Possibly the greatest screensaver ever
Well, I certainly didn’t expect Tree of Life to be a normal film, and, in that respect I was not disappointed. What did disappoint me however, was how this movie handled its weirdness. Watching it was like watching a metaphorically-extended tightrope walker. One who does quite a bit of his ...
Who Speaks for Earth?
When discussing Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life, many will likely gravitate towards the majestic nebula shots, the dinosaur sequence, and the multitudes of nature imagery. Yet it’s Malick’s quiet artistry in his ability to channel these forces into an impressionist prayer to the human experience that makes the film ...
Tree of Life Trailer
Here is the gorgeous-looking trailer for Terrence Malick's latest film, which depicts the life of a young boy born in the '50s and how he is affected by his stern father and over-protective mother.
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