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The Collard Reviews: Anomalisa
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The Collard Reviews: Anomalisa

  The Oscar nominee for Best Animated Film will most likely take home the prize because of the craft, but not necessarily the story.   Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson’s is real life, but animated. The film is about Michael, a celebrity in the customer service book world who spends a night at a hotel…

The Collard Reviews: Carol
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The Collard Reviews: Carol

I’m still trying to piece together how I feel about Todd Haynes’ lesbian period piece, Carol. On one hand, it’s a series of gorgeous moving paintings occupied by nuanced performances. On the other, it feels stifled and acted. The entire time, I was very aware that I was watching it in 2016 and that I…

The Collard Reviews: The Danish Girl
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The Collard Reviews: The Danish Girl

  If there’s one thing we enjoyed about Tom Hooper’s “The Danish Girl” film, it’s that Eddie Redmayne’s unusual features transform him into a beautiful looking lady. “The Danish Girl” tells the story of Lili Elbe, a transgender woman who wants to undergo one of the first sex reassignment surgeries to become a transsexual female….