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85 countries will be competing for Best Foreign Language Feature nominations at the Oscars

Yesterday afternoon, the long list of countries submitting films for contention in Best Foreign Language Feature at the Oscars was revealed. With 85 movies in play, this is a record breaking group. Honestly, from what I could see, only three snubs seemed to be here, which was Belgium not choosing[...]

Hollywood Contenders – Could “Son of Saul” be the biggest Oscar night lock?

When it comes to the documentary and especially foreign film contenders for Oscar, it can be hard to, you know…actually find them. Usually, the frontrunner for a nomination and in turn a win tends to be what’s actually been seen and enjoyed by audiences in addition to critics. Well, opening[...]

An Interview with Oscar hopeful Karen Shakhnazarov from Russia

BY DAVID DAVIN The Russian Director discusses his new film, Ward No. 6, about Russian vs. American Society and what he might say if he were to win the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. The Russian director Karen Shakhnazarov has made a number of films, but as he told me recently,[...]