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FINAL 2012 OSCAR NOMINATIONS PREDICTIONS

For me, the months leading up to the Oscar nomination announcement are generally the most fun. At that time you can scramble to see what’s taken seriously, what’s coming out, what little film has mainstream potential and, inevitably, what classic … Continue reading

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GEMS OF 2011: A Separation

With A Separation, filmmaker Asghar Farhadi throws his storytelling back to a time and style where political statements had to be buried not-so-obviously (a la, say, Mad Men) within the context of a deeply textured, metaphorical plot. Here we get … Continue reading

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Previews for (Mostly) All Foreign Film Submissions

Current Predictions (10-15-11): Le Havre, Aki Kaurismäki (Finland) A Separation, Asghar Farhadi (Iran) Miss Bala, Gerardo Naranjo (Mexico) Pina, Wim Wenders (Germany) The Colors of the Mountain, Carlos César Arbeláez (Colombia) For your viewing pleasure, I’ve gathered previews for most … Continue reading

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63 Films Eligible for Best Foreign Film Oscar

Looks like a great list that will bring light to a number of obscurities from around the world. No easy major directorial players (save a few with smaller projects) that I know of. Bela Tarr and Aki Kauismaki will draw … Continue reading

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