In the Blogosphere – May, 2012
by HELEN GEIB
A monthly round-up of some recent blog posts I enjoyed reading.
On No Country for Old Men at Noir of the Week: “Though generally admired by critics, No Country would alienate viewers with its graphic violence, anger more than a few people with its abrupt ending, and forever baffle movie store employees trying to shelve it under a genre header.” (more)
On Four Sons at Only the Cinema: “Indeed, though this film takes place primarily in Germany and draws on the influence of Murnau, its affectionate, sentimental depiction of family life amid a tightly knit community is purely Fordian, a precursor to his Irish films like How Green Was My Valley.” (more)