This Week at the Avon: The Artist

Either you’ve been living under a rock all break, or you’ve heard that there’s a black and white movie out there that is actually entertaining. This silent film is making a lot of noise as Oscar Night approaches. The Artist is the first English film by French writer/director Michel Hazanavicius and is nominated for 10 Oscars – including Best Picture. The Artist already won the Golden Globe; can they do it again?  Scoring a staggering 97% on Rotten Tomatoes, this may be the best film The Avon shows all semester.  Nothing feels more vintage than sitting in an old style theater, eating popcorn and watching a silent film.  Sounds like hipsta-heaven to me.

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