Foreign Oscar watch: Israel, Italy, Germany and Sweden

Posted by · 4:11 pm · January 12th, 2011

A couple of months ago, I compiled some critical thoughts on five films in contention for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, ranging from the hotly fancied (France’s “Of Gods and Men”) to the longest of long shots (Estonia’s “The Temptation of St. Tony”). It was intended to be the first in a series of […]

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Israel, Bosnia among latest foreign Oscar submissions

Posted by · 10:29 am · September 22nd, 2010

I know a couple of you have been curious about what Israel submits as its Best Foreign Language Film contender, given that the country been on something of an Oscar hot streak of late — securing nominations in each of the last three races, though the country remains the most-nominated in the category’s history never […]

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