Although the title is confounding and perhaps the movie’s worst misstep, it’s Byrne’s digitized and stilted delivery that earns the biggest laughs.
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 tribute to Robert Forster.
If this movie wasn’t so dumb, I would have probably found all of this offensive.
A look back at the definitive performances from the most exciting American actor working today.