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Shortlisted: 9 Foreign Language Films Narrowed Down for Oscar

From 83 films to 9, the Oscar shortlist for the Best Foreign Language Film category has been solidified. The next process will see five of these films becoming nominees for the Academy Awards category. 1,071 more words


Getting Seasonal

The holiday season: can’t get enough of it, or can’t wait for it all to be over already? Has your attitude toward the end-of-year holidays changed over the years? 363 more words

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Road to 2015: Europe Dominates as 9 Foreign Language Films Advance

Nine features will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 87th Academy Awards®. Eighty-three films had originally been considered in the category. 249 more words


'Ida,' 'Leviathan,' 'Force Majeure' on Shortlist for Foreign-Language Oscar Race

Nine foreign-language feature films will advance to the next round of voting for the 87th Academy Awards, after 83 films were originally considered in the category. 239 more words


Foreign Language Oscar Shortlist: 'Force Majeure', 'Ida' In; 'White God', 'Mommy' Miss Cut

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released the shortlist of nine films that will advance to the next stage in the Foreign Language Film… 472 more words

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"The Life of Pie"

In my house, The Life of Pie is “solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short”, as Thomas Hobbes would have put it.

Well, this was definitely better than… 10 more words


The Heart of Darkness

Christmas time is considered a joyful and bright time in Christian societies. (Though Japan is not a Christian society, Japanese these days celebrate this time of the year by decorating cities with lights and colorful decorations, probably the influence of capitalism and the American occupation.) But, if I think about this season only a little further, it is filled with religious festivals of many faiths. 662 more words