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Ann Hornaday Is a Composed Visionary of Drama in “Brilliant Hight Art”

In response to Ann Hornaday’s 896‑word review of Gravity on Washington Post

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Ann Hornaday’s latest piece, “Gravity works as both thrilling sic-fi spectacle and brilliant high art,” is a towering work of art, and created by a supreme master.

One will immediately recognize that Ann Hornaday means business by the structure of Brilliant High Art.  

The opening two paragraphs of Brilliant Hight Art will likely make readers sigh, and look for a glass of water. The smooth words of Hornaday demonstrate an outstanding understanding of director Alfonso Cuaron, and the critic gracefully notes why one can expect an original cinema experience.

Brilliant High Art is not only brilliant, but also highly artistic through its originality and rejection of the modern review formula. The deep respect of the reader is evident through Hornaday’s care in crafting each section, and making sure the reader has enough to swirl in the mind.  The poetic essence of Hornaday’s words will find their way to the very soul of the audience.

The class of Brilliant High Art is highlighted by Hornaday’s handling of the cast and filmmakers. She effortlessly succeeds in conveying the spatial setting, and communicating how the production team and leads work within boundaries.

Despite a dynamic outing from Ann Hornaday, sensitive readers will surely be disappointed by her reference to the ending. It’s a questionable move and detracts somewhat from the final product.

Brilliant High Art must be meditated on for one to fully appreciate its beauty.    

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