Marc Chagall - Wikipedia
Yeah, well, personality is everything. There are no stirring battle scenes, no looking great on horseback or wearing of beautiful armour in this version of the story of Joan of Arc. This is about accusations and guilt, and how far faith can be tested. The faces look so contemporary in this film. The nakedness of expression is moving, and Maria Falconetti is an amazing Joan of Arc, with wide eyes, brimming with despair or blazing with religious conviction. She changes from vulnerability to insanity in a moment. Joan suffers so visibly; there is a transparency to her.
They say a James Bond movie is only as good as its villain. That's not always true—weak bad guys unwind fantastic Bond movies. Stellar villains elevate terrible installments. While England's top spy has gone head-to-head against a variety of foes, you can't deny that some have served as meatier adversaries as others.
Holly birthday, Happyoaks! Sorry, let's try that again. Happy birthday, Hollyoaks! That's better.