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  • Oscar 2014 nominations reflect a sea change in academy's attitude

    Oscar 2014 nominations reflect a sea change in academy's attitude
    If, as has been said, the movie business is like a giant tanker ship that can't change course on a dime, this year's Oscar nominations show an organization in the midst of making that kind of adjustment in direction, moving slowly but steadily from the...
  • L.A. Times Travel Show: Secrets on good values in Europe and more

    L.A. Times Travel Show: Secrets on good values in Europe and more
    Europe in summer? What, are you crazy? Everybody knows it’s expensive -- but that may not be the case everywhere. If you visit the Europe panel at 4 p.m. Sunday the L.A. Times Travel Show, you’ll find out some of the secrets of getting the...
  • Don't miss foreign-language Oscar nominee 'Broken Circle Breakdown'

    One of the benefits of living in Los Angeles come Oscar season is the return theatrical engagement for some of the more specialized contenders — especially documentaries and foreign-language films. Belgium's "The Broken Circle Breakdown,"...
  • REVIEW: 'Broken Circle Breakdown' ★★ 1/2

    REVIEW: 'Broken Circle Breakdown' ★&#9733 1/2
    Bluegrass music and films in the Flemish language are not usually thought of in the same breath, but "The Broken Circle Breakdown" is determined to marry them. The result, not surprisingly, is somewhat mixed. "Broken Circle," Belgium's submission for...
  • Oscar's Foreign Language Hopefuls Demonstrate Global, Topical Diversity

    Oscar foreign-language film nominations have in the past tended to be dramas centering around families, the Holocaust or both. European countries, meanwhile, have tended to dominate the race. This year the nominations are more diverse, with the films...
  • Can Oscar documentary nominee '20 Feet' prevail over darker matter?

    "Searching for Sugar Man," the absorbing investigation into the whereabouts of an elusive '70s singer-songwriter, won the Academy Award for feature documentary last year. It was the first time that the entire body of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and...
  • A flood of memories for Holocaust survivors

     A flood of memories for Holocaust survivors
    Painful memories have the power to surface fresh and raw, even after many years. A great-grandmother once again can become a terrified little girl. A grandfather surrounded by friends and family can feel all alone in a vicious world. So it was at...
  • Pathe Enlists European Distributors For Dany Boon's 'Superchondriac' (EXCLUSIVE)

    PARIS- Pathe International has closed a flurry of sales across Europe on Dany Boon's latest comedy blockbuster "Superchondriac," which has racked up the second best first day box office - $3.2 million - of any French film since Boon's own box office uber-...
  • Review: 'Ernest & Celestine' a magical bonbon with painterly touch

    "Ernest & Celestine," the charming French-Belgium animated film and Oscar contender, is about a bear and a mouse whose artistic tendencies are forever getting them into trouble. Marked as outsiders by their respective societies, an unlikely friendship...
  • Animation Business in Scandinavia Entices Distributors Looking for Alternatives to U.S. Fare

    All you need to do to measure the success of European animators is look at this year's Oscar race: "Despicable Me 2," co-directed by French toonsmith Pierre Coffin; and "Ernest & Celestine," a France-Luxembourg-Belgium co-production, are nominated for...
  • Belgium's Tax Shelter Gets A Revamp

    PARIS- After over a year of intense lobbying, Belgium's indie producers have finally succeeded in getting their government to approve a reform of the country's tax shelter. The reform, which has yet to be approved by the Parliament and the European...
  • In Theory: Belgium, suffering children and euthanasia

    The small European country of Belgium is in the news after its parliament voted to remove age restrictions from the country's euthanasia laws. If King Philippe signs the bill into law, it means children will be eligible for euthanasia. Belgium has...