2 Clips from THE TREE OF LIFE

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We have two clips from Terrence Malick’s highly-anticipated new film The Tree of Life.  The film is due out at the end of the month, but audiences at Cannes will get to see it during this year’s festival.  Like most clips, they seem fairly odd out of context, but they do provide hints at an exciting picture.  In the first clip, we see kids playing with their mother (Jessica Chastain) but I was captivated by how the camera almost never remains still and instead it glides around the characters almost as if it’s dancing with them.  The other clip is more character-centric as we see the father (Brad Pitt) somewhat-bully his kids into learning how to fight.  What I like about the scene is that while Pitt comes off as slightly terrifying, there’s also a compassion to his performance and that while his methods may be off-putting, the emotions aren’t necessarily malicious or hateful. Read More...

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