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5 years ago

I Killed My Mother, Too

by John Villeneuve Full disclosure. Being a highly functional, life-long sufferer of bipolarity (hence the appearance of the conjunction “too” in the title), I may be the wrong person... (Read More)

5 years ago

Cuba’s Big and Loud What-the-F**k???

by John Villeneuve Either Cuba’s submission to the Academy is a practical joke by some merry pranksters, or there is some hidden meaning, or implications, in this car-crash that... (Read More)

5 years ago

An Interview With an AMPAS Voter

by John Villeneuve Earlier today, I was granted a short t√™te-√†-t√™te with an AMPAS member who was gracious enough to put aside some time to answer assorted questions about... (Read More)

5 years ago

Oh, Such Sweet Sorrow

by John Villeneuve Winner of the Golden Bear at the recent Berlin Film Festival, The Milk of Sorrow (La teta asustada) is Peru’s offering to this years Academy Awards.... (Read More)

5 years ago

Three Chance China

Due to China’s complicated history it has the enviable (at least most countries would agree) advantage of submitting three films for Foreign Film consideration. One from China, one from... (Read More)

5 years ago

Samson, Delilah and Warwick Thorton

by John Villeneuve Much like Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire, Samson & Delilah proves to be an endurance test in misery due to poverty and marginalization.... (Read More)

5 years ago

The Secret in Her, His, Their Eyes

by John Villeneuve During the 60′s, 70′s and 80′s Argentina endured a multitude of military coups d‚Äô√©tat (minus the short Per√≥n period that lasted a few months in 1973-1974).... (Read More)

5 years ago

Will Mother Make It?

by John Villeneuve Generally, it is difficult to surmise what the academy voters will choose amongst the foreign films submitted to them, because, more often than not, they pick... (Read More)