Review of Voir (2021)

Moving picture, 120 minutes

Seen in 2022.

Video essays on film and television, by different writers.

  • Spielberg’s Jaws (1975) and the evolution of blockbusters.
  • Park’s Lady Vengeance (2005) and moral contracts.
  • Lean’s Lawrence of Arabia (1962) and likability.
  • Factors going into the “appeal” of animated character designs.
  • Traditional and modern differences between film and television.
  • Hill’s 48 Hrs. (1982) and race in the USA.

Well produced, with a strong personal voice in each essay.

moving picture non-fiction series