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2019 Oscars: Official Submissions for the Foreign Language Film Oscar

Belarus’s Crystal Swan, the first Foreign Language Film submission for the 2019 Oscars This is the official submission list for countries entering the Foreign Language Film Oscar race for the 91st Academy Awards. The list will be updated with news, trivia, and statistics as new announcements are made. Female-directed submissions: ALGERIA, AUSTRIA, BELARUS, CANADA, COLOMBIA, ESTONIA, GREECE, INDIA, INDONESIA, KENYA, KOSOVO, …

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2019 Oscars: With RBG, Mr. Rogers and Whitney Houston, box office and popularity are shaping the Documentary Feature Oscar race

We may only be halfway through the year but we’ve already got a handful of high-profile Documentary Feature Oscar contenders and, in difference from normal years, they’re also box office hits. Both RBG, about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, about famed children’s television personality Fred Rogers (Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood) have enjoyed boffo box …

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New Academy member Regina Hall shines in ‘Support the Girls’ trailer

Regina Hall (Girls Trip), who was just yesterday was invited to join the Academy, gets a showcase in the new trailer for writer/director Andrew Bujalski’s acclaimed comedy Support the Girls where she has received universal praise for her performance. Hall plays Lisa Conroy, the general manager at at Hooters-style bar and grill called Double Whammies. Corralling and protecting a handful of 20-something …

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Watch Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska in the official trailer for ‘Damsel’

Samuel Alabaster (Robert Pattinson), an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American Frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope (Mia Wasikowska). As Samuel traverses the Wild West with a drunkard named Parson Henry (David Zellner) and a miniature horse called Butterscotch, their once-simple journey grows treacherous, blurring the lines between hero, villain and damsel. A loving reinvention of the …

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Wrapping Up: Cannes Isn’t Back, It Never Left

The 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival has ended and with it came the fight with Netflix, causing them to pull out any movies for consideration (they wouldn’t budge on the festival’s rule requiring a film to play in France in a timely fashion – not the three-year hold Netflix currently has), an underwhelming opening night film in Everybody …

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Cannes 2017: Did Any of the Winners Start Their Oscar Campaigns?

The 2017 Cannes Film Festival has wrapped with more than a few surprises when the winners were announced at the Closing Ceremony last night. Many had expected the French 90s-era AIDS drama 120 Battements par minute (Beats Per Minute) from Robin Campillo to triumph but that film ended up with the Grand Prize of the Jury (2nd place, essentially) while …

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‘Little Men’ Trailer and Poster: A True Gem of 2016

From writer/director Ira Sachs (Keep the Lights On, Love is Strange) comes the trailer for Little Men, a deeply felt coming of age story that was the hit of Sundance and Berlin film festivals. It introduces us to two new emerging talents in Theo Taplitz and Michael Barbieri and proves Sachs as the current voice in New York City film …

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