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p14853 260x195 Movie Review: Miral is defiant in its politcs, but lacking in balance

Contemporary artist provocateur Julian Schnabel has evolved to possess a singular filmmaking aesthetic. After earning global acclaim for his profoundly moving adapation of The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Schnabel's latest film, Miral, is certainly a brave departure. Yes, it is a hot button pusher of an effort. If only the film was a bit more balanced in its examination of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict instead of… Continue reading Movie Review: 'Miral' is defiant in its politcs, but lacking in balance

In the 15 years since he transitioned from painter to filmmaker, New York artist Julian Schnabel has tackled a number of true-life stories from his first film based on friend and peer, New York street artist Jean-Paul Basquiat, to his portrait of Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas in Before Night Falls and quadriplegic Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly , for which Schnabel was nominated… Continue reading Exclusive: Filmmaker Julian Schnabel on Miral