Monday, July 18, 2011

The Infamous Left

In Beginners, a son of a recently widowed and newly outed father contemplates his own existence through a devoted Jack Russell terrier.  Oliver (Ewan McGregor) deals with his dying father, a timeline of failed relationships and facing an unhappy childhood. The film floats through three different time periods, unifying the characters as if all were alive in the present. It is a strong tale of freeing your inner personality, searching for happiness and coming to terms with your past.  Creativity, a true vision of art (uncommon in today's cinematic experience); and unforgettable acting, music and style makes Beginners soar!

Rating: A

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