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  • Could the Oscars' Foreign Language Award Use an Overhaul?

    From India, surprising news: Ritesh Batra's acclaimed Cannes debut "The Lunchbox" will not be India's submission for the best foreign-language film award at the Oscars. The news from Japan was no less startling: Hirokazu Kore-eda's equally acclaimed "Like...
  • Oscar's Final Foreign-Language List Includes a Few Surprises

    Saudi Arabia and Moldova have their first entry; Pakistan is repped for the first time in 50 years; Montenegro is submitting for the first time as an independent country; and there are a record 76 films in the Academy's official roster of foreign-language...
  • A record 76 foreign-language Oscar submissions point to heated race

     A record 76 foreign-language Oscar submissions point to heated race
    A record 76 movies will vie for the 2014 foreign-language Oscar, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday, and the race looks to be wide open. Yet even as the narrowing-down to five final nominees has barely begun, the seemingly...
  • Cannes Film Festival: Steven Spielberg heads jury

    Cannes Film Festival: Steven Spielberg heads jury
    “We’re always sitting in personal private judgment of the films we see,” Steven Spielberg said Wednesday, in Wednesday’s Cannes Film Festival press conference introducing this year’s nine-person jury headed by Spielberg....
  • The story of the Oscars

    The story of the Oscars
    While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...
  • Oscars nominations 2013: Academy Award trivia to boost your savvy

    Oscars nominations 2013: Academy Award trivia to boost your savvy
      The 85th Academy Award nominations certainly managed a few surprises Thursday morning --no nominations for directors Ben Affleck ("Argo") or Kathryn Bigelow ("Zero Dark Thirty"), lots of Oscar warmth for "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and Michael...
  • Zurich to Honor Working Title's Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner

    Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner of British production company Working Title Films will receive Zurich Film Festival Career Achievement Award. Bevan will accept the Golden Eye on behalf of the duo on Oct. 2. Since its inception in 1992, Working Title's 100...
  • Almodovar, Wright, Ozon face off at EFAs

    MADRID -- Pedro Almodovar's "I'm So Excited!", Joe Wright's "Anna Karenina," Francois Ozon's "In the House" and Joachim Ronning and Espen Sanberg's Oscar-nommed "Kon-Tiki" square off among 46 films for the 26th European Film Academy Awards in one of the...
  • Zurich Film Festival Unveils Lineup

    The Zurich Film Festival has announced their 2013 lineup, which features 122 films from 27 countries, 22 debut films and 16 world premieres. "We want to grow at a healthy and moderate pace," said Nadja Schildknecht, one of the festival's directors. "A...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Home From Home -- Chronicle of a Vision'

    With nowhere else to go but back, Edgar Reitz continues his "Heimat" juggernaut with a black-and-white, early-19th-century-set prequel examining home as a place you want to leave. "Home From Home -- Chronicle of a Vision" is still set in the fictional...
  • Zurich Film Fest Fetes Harrison Ford

    Harrison Ford is set to receive a Golden Eye for Lifetime Achievement at the Zurich Film Festival in Switzerland. Ford, who is doing promotion for scfi auctioneer "Enders' Game" across Europe, will attend the Oct. 4 award ceremony, which will be followed...
  • 'Unfinished Song' review: Rockin' seniors!

    'Unfinished Song' review: Rockin' seniors!
    *1/2 (out of four) At last, Salt-N-Pepa’s “Let’s Talk About Sex” has been sung the way it was meant to be performed: by a group of randy, British senior citizens. There’s nothing wrong with that community acknowledging...