Top 10 Foreign Films of 2009 (and 10 Alternates)
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Top 10 Foreign Films of 2009 (and 10 Alternates)

By John Villeneuve 2009 has not been as rich and plentiful, especially for English language…

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I Killed My Mother, Too
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I Killed My Mother, Too

by John Villeneuve Full disclosure. Being a highly functional, life-long sufferer of bipolarity (hence the…

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Cuba’s Big and Loud What-the-F**k???
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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…

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An Interview With an AMPAS Voter
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An Interview With an AMPAS Voter

by John Villeneuve Earlier today, I was granted a short t√™te-√†-t√™te with an AMPAS member…

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Oh, Such Sweet Sorrow
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Oh, Such Sweet Sorrow

by John Villeneuve Winner of the Golden Bear at the recent Berlin Film Festival, The…

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Three Chance China
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Three Chance China

Due to China’s complicated history it has the enviable (at least most countries would agree)…

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The No-Good,   the Bad, the Ugly, and the Truly Putrid
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The No-Good, the Bad, the Ugly, and the Truly Putrid

by John Villeneuve Every year some painfully half-baked, ill-conceived or inept films get submitted by…

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Samson, Delilah and Warwick Thorton
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Samson, Delilah and Warwick Thorton

by John Villeneuve Much like Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire, Samson &…

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The Secret in Her, His, Their Eyes
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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…

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Will Mother Make It?
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Will Mother Make It?

by John Villeneuve Generally, it is difficult to surmise what the academy voters will choose…

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Letters to Father Jacob:  Paper Thin?
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Letters to Father Jacob: Paper Thin?

by John Villeneuve Letters to Father Jacob is a film I would have missed at…

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The Neurotic is Intelligent and He Has Doubts
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The Neurotic is Intelligent and He Has Doubts

by John Villeneuve With the films, A Prophet and The White Ribbon, can AMPAS continue…

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Police, Adjective. Becomes a Noun
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Police, Adjective. Becomes a Noun

by John Villeneuve Awards Daily contributing writer Much like its title, Police, Adjective. is a…

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Winter in Wartime vs. Max Manus:  The Dueling Resistance Fighter Films
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Winter in Wartime vs. Max Manus: The Dueling Resistance Fighter Films

by John Villeneuve Awards Daily contributing writer Now that The Netherlands first entry, Wit Lich…

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