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Greece, Iceland, Slovenia Enter Foreign-Language Oscar Race

Greece, Iceland and Slovenia are the latest countries to add their submissions to the list of contenders for the foreign-language Oscar.

The Greek Ministry of Culture has selected comedy “Chevalier” (pictured), which premiered at the 2015 Locarno Film Festival, as Greece’s entry. 538 more words

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Caché (2005)

Caché is a film about an upper-class Parisian family whose lives change dramatically when a series of mysterious tapes are being sent to their house. The recipients of these tapes are Georges and Anne, a married couple, but these tapes are targeted specifically towards Georges who is a famous TV personality and has a show where he has a discussion with scholars and authors about current books. 1,020 more words

CLASSIC REVIEWS

Back to School Part II #27: Benny's Video (dir by Michael Haneke)

For our next film in this Back to School series of reviews, let’s take a look at the 1992 Austrian film, Benny’s Video.  It’s a dark and disturbing film about murder and the death of morality. 587 more words

Lisa Marie Bowman

Caché - the hidden truths that destroy lives

Caché (Hidden) directed by Michael Haneke (France, 2005)

On 17th October 1961, the French National Police, following orders  from the head of the Parisian police force, Maurice Papon,  attacked a peaceful demonstration of around 30,000 pro-National Liberation Front (FLN) Algerians. 504 more words

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45 Years is Amour crossed with Gone Girl - in a good way

I’m fascinated by the past.  I read history books constantly and even listen to history podcasts.  And it’s not just actual history that interests me, but my own as well.  688 more words

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'Mulholland Drive' Leads Intriguing BBC Critics Poll On 21st Century's Top 100 Films

In response to the outcome of a 2015 poll of the 100 Greatest American Films of All Time, BBC Culture recently threw critics a different question. 831 more words

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The Look # 5: Tilda and Arno overdo it

I like it when actors break the fourth wall, otherwise I wouldn’t be writing this occasional series, but I do think it’s a device that should be used sparingly. 940 more words

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