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Review: ‘Nomadland’ is Poetry in Motion Pictures; Lyrical Yet A Little Too Tranquil

Oscar’s Best Picture favorite “Nomadland” (2020) starts with a nod to John Ford’s iconic opening shot from “The Searchers” (1956). The classic Western shows the silhouette of a woman in her darkened home, looking out onto the vast landscape. Writer/director/editor/producer Chloé Zhao brilliantly reverses the shot in her film which shows a silhouette of a […]