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Here’s the brand new trailer for Pedro Almodovar’s Los Amantes Pasajeros. (thanks to Jesus Alonso) The question came up on Twitter yesterday, What if Michael Haneke Won the BAFTA for Bes Director. Made me curious to see how often the ...

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This year, Best Director seems to be pairing up in interesting ways. Tarantino has launched into the race in a spectacular 11th hour surge. Whether this means he will, in fact, steal the last director’s slot from Tom Hooper or ...

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“Every step of the way we walk the line. Your days are numbered. So are mine.” – Bob Dylan Four of the best performances this year come from two films about love and marriage in the twilight years. What’s interesting ...

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“I believe that children are our future Teach them well and let them lead the way..” ~ Whitney Houston Stop reading right now if you’d rather work out the underlying meanings of Michael Haneke’s WWI-era morality tale, The White Ribbon ...

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(enlarge) More good news for The White Ribbon, as a day after it’s submitted as Germany’s entry for Best Foreign Film, it wins a prize for Best Film of the Year. (Period. Foreign or otherwise.) Awards by the F√©d√©ration Internationale ...

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I’m by no means fluent in either French or German, but somehow the sense of this scene comes across to me with most of the meaning intact. Maybe it’s because she’s explaining death to a child, and the language is ...

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Thanks to Jesus Alonso for the Cannes update, letting us know that Michael Haneke’s The White Ribbon has earned special mention from the ecumenical jury. The White Ribbon also won the FIPRESCI prize, given by the International Federation of Film ...

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