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2018 Oscar Predictions: FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM (December Part 1)

We’re just about a week away from the announcement of the nine finalists for Foreign Language Film so this will be our last predictions for the shortlist. Israel’s Foxtrot still leads our chart to make that shortlist with Russia’s Loveless and France’s BPM remaining in 2nd and 3rd place. Sweden’s The Square makes a considerable move from #8 to #4 ...

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WATCH: 2017 Governors Awards Presenter and Recipient Speeches

The 2017 Governor’s Awards were this weekend, honoring legendary luminaries of the cinema in front of and behind the camera. Actor Donald Sutherland, director/writer Agnès Varda, director/writer/editor/cinematographer Charles Burnett, and cinematographer Owen Roizman were bestowed with Honorary Oscar from the Academy. Four-time Oscar winner Alejandro González Iñárritu was awarded a special Oscar (the first in 27 years) for his virtual ...

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2018 Oscars: Analyzing FLF contenders from Cambodia, South Korea and China

Our fifth piece on this year’s Foreign Language Oscar race turns to Asia, a region that has been regularly absent come nominations day in this category. The reason for this Asian underperformance isn’t quite clear – but it looks like the nominations committee leans towards more European fare as opposed to African and Asian films which may be seen as ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions: BEST DIRECTOR (September)

The top 4 here remains the same as last month so either we’re doing something right or terribly wrong. It’s a close race for #1 though, as Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water) bolts up to #2 and lands just a single point behind Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk) this month. Venice and Telluride gave the Mexican director the biggest boost ...

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2018 Oscars: Record 92 Countries to Compete for Foreign Language Film Oscar

A record 92 countries will compete for the Foreign Language Film Oscar. Haiti, Honduras, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Mozambique, Senegal, and Syria are first-time entrants. There were no disqualifications this year. Just like last year with My Life as a Zucchini, Switzerland was the first official Foreign Language Film Oscar submission of the year. The film is about a group of ...

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Angelina Jolie-Pitt’s ‘By the Sea’ to Open AFI Fest

After the cold reception of her last two films, In the Land of Blood and Honey and Unbroken, Angelina Jolie-Pitt is hoping the third time’s the charm with By the Sea, which will open the AFI Fest. She is the star (with husband Brad Pitt), writer and director. The 29th fest will run from November 5-12 and By the Sea ...

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Angelina Jolie Pitt-directed ‘By the Sea’ Debuts Trailer and Poster

Universal Pictures has debuted the trailer and poster for Angelina Jolie Pitt’s latest directorial effort, By the Sea. She also wrote the film that co-stars husband Brad Pitt, Mélanie Laurent, Melvil Poupaud and Niels Arestrup. Evoking a sun-kissed 1970s vibe, and it is in fact set in the 70s on the French Riviera (but was filmed in Malta), the films ...

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2014 BFCA’s Critics’ Choice Nominations: Unbroken Reborn

The Broadcast Film Critics Association, comprised of 240 entertainment journalists from television, radio and the web, dropped their 2014 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards nominations this morning and with it a resurgence in the seemingly dead Oscar chances of Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken. Where the Screen Actors Guild and the Golden Globes snubbed the film (and Jolie) entirely, the BFCA embraced it ...

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2014 Golden Globes Preview and Predictions from the Gold Rush Gang

The 72nd Golden Globe nominations are tomorrow morning and AwardsWatch’s Gold Rush Gang has the web’s best predictions right here. Looking at a cross-section of the GRG there is total agreement in Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama), Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama), Best Screenplay and Best Animated Film. From there ...

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