Sunday/ The Artist has it

So what’s (really) old in film is new again with the 2011 silent French romantic comedy drama film The Artist, directed by Michel Hazanavicius, that took the Best Film award at this year’s Oscars.  (The film already has a Golden Globe award and a French César Award).   I read on-line that 80% of silent movies were destroyed when modern sound film (the ‘talkies’) started to take over in 1929.

Jean Dujardin as George Valentin won Best Actor. Here with co-star Uggie* as Jack (the dog) in the 2012 Best Film Academy Award winner 'The Artist'. *Uggie is a trained Jack Russel terrier, born in 2002. He is already famous for his roles in Mr. Fix It and Water for Elephants.

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