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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France leads latest batch of Oscar entries

Posted by · 7:52 am · September 19th, 2010

As you may have noticed, we’ve been doing our best to keep you abreast of submissions for this year’s Best Foreign Language Film Oscar — the deadline for which is officially (but not definitively) October 1. At last count, 27 countries have entered films, and we now have a separate page where you can keep […]

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