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"Pina" on Best Foreign Language Film shortlist; here's Wim

"Pina" on Best Foreign Language Film shortlist; here's Wim


 The Academy just announced its short list of nine candidates for Best Foreign Language Film Oscars. They are: Belgium, "Bullhead," Michael R. Roskam, director; Canada,...
By Peter Keough  |  January 18, 2012
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Review: Betty Blue, The Director's Cut

"I had known Betty for a week," a voiceover intones. The voice is that of Zorg (Jean-Hugues Anglade), an unpublished novelist, whom we see fucking Betty (Béatrice Dalle in a star-making turn) in the slow zoom that serves as the opening shot of Jean-Jac
Well-remembered arthouse film gains an extra hour
By BRETT MICHEL  |  September 11, 2009
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Review: Departures

Yôjirô Takita's film won the Best Foreign Language Oscar this year, and for good reason.
Deliberate, detailed, and delicate
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 19, 2009
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Review: Everlasting Moments

You wonder how this effort — Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick in its original Swedisagh title — failed to get even a nomination for the Best Foreign Language Oscar.
Can a camera help mom hold it together?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 01, 2009