Filmmaker's mean streak on display.
Bennett Miller has been both criticized and praised for the detailed, critical, and often cold approach he takes to the subjects in his films. He looks at people with professional obsessions which hurt their personal lives as both fascinating and tragic figures. I really liked Moneyball, and loved Capote, which I feel is his masterpiece. But despite the high praise Foxcatcher is getting as an Oscar hopeful, I found myself unable to connect to the film’s first half.Read More