Some of their works presented women in their unglamorized
selves--raw, struggling, real."
A mini-documentary has been made about these painters, who call themselves "wall dogs." It's a refreshingly straightforward and unglamorized
piece of work.
With an ear for the vernacular and an eye for intense but unglamorized
violence, Ayer depicts the way well-trained professionals boiling over with both adrenaline and ego respond to potentially life-threatening situations, incorporating footage from other cameras, including chilling "top-secret" surveillance video and clips pulled from an iPhone-documented drive-by.
If, in Salammbo, Flaubert had "unglamorized
war" (104), here he demythologizes public fraternity, above all in the killing of Dussardier by Senecal.
, sun-baked New Orleans is vividly presented for what it is, warts and all, but still exudes its particular flavor.
Pic offers an unglamorized
portrait of the artist as a purposeful drudge, focusing on Vandermark as he divides his time between menial but necessary tasks--conducting rehearsals, negotiating fees, deciding the color scheme of promotional flyers--and savoring magical moments of live performance before receptive audiences.