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    2018 Oscar Circuit: Best Foreign Language Film

    In years gone by, the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film would have been one of the easiest categories to predict. But the race for this year’s winner has thrown more than a few curveballs along the way. Most notably, Fatih Akin’s “In the Fade” seemed destined to be a strong contender for the […] More

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    France’s Academy Announces César Award Nominations

    France’s Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma announced the 43rd César Award Nominations on Wednesday. The César Awards are France’s highest honor for film. While overlooked for the Oscar shortlist, “BPM (120 Beats Per Minute)” tied for the most nominations. The AIDS activist drama tied with the drama “Au Revoir là-haut” with 13 each. Because […] More

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    Oscars Reveal Shortlist for Best Foreign Language Film

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has just released the names of the nine films still competing for a nomination in the best foreign language film category. Palme d’Or winner “The Square” from Swedish director Ruben Östlund is still standing, but Angelina Jolie’s “First They Killed My Father” is not up for […] More

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    AFI Film Review: ‘Loveless’ is as Cold as a Winter in Moscow

    2017 AFI FILM FESTIVAL: Cold and lifeless are the most apt words to describe “Loveless,” Russia’s official submission for the Foreign Language Film competition. Simply put, this is the story of a missing boy. His parents are forced to work together to find their son and bring him home. Complicating the matter is that they […] More

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    BIFA Announces 2017 Nominees for British Independent Film Awards

    The British Independent Film Award Nominations were unveiled on Wednesday. Several notable names showed up multiple times, including “The Death of Stalin,” “I Am Not a Witch,” and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” The partial list of nominees is below: Best British Independent Film “The Death of Stalin” “God’s Own Country” “I Am Not a […] More