This is a smart, beautiful, fun family film. In other words, exactly what we want from Pixar.
The most remarkable thing about Todd Haynes new film “Wonderstruck,” scripted by “Hugo” writer Brian Selznick, are the performances. From James Urbaniak as a disapproving father to Tom Noonan as a bookshop owner with a delicate touch, the film is full to bursting with great performances.
I spoke with Julianne Moore, who gives a dual performance that ranks among her best as both a self-centered silent film actress and an elderly deaf woman and her young co-stars Oakes Fegley, Jaden Michael and the preternaturally expressive and talented deaf actress Millicent Simmonds about working with Haynes and finding their characters in the film's labyrinthine plot.
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A review of Ari Aster's terrifying "Hereditary," premiered at Sundance and coming out from A24 later this year.