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Xavier Dolan’s Mommy was nominated for 11 Jutra Awards, Quebec’s top film prize, and last night won 9. Mommy won nearly every major category and Pierre-Yves Cardinal won Best Supporting Actor in another Dolan film, Tom at the Farm.  Xavier Dolan ...

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It’s nice to see Love is Strange getting so much attention here in the last days of Oscar season. Could it be pundits are overlooking this film for the Oscar race? Here is Cahiers du Cinema’s top ten: 1. Bruno ...

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Canada has chosen Xavier Dolan’s Mommy as their official submission to the foreign language Oscar competition.  With so much to despair about the lack of inspiration in filmmaking, Dolan bursts through convention by reinventing his own brand of storytelling, using pure ...

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They don’t call it the awards gauntlet for nothing. Foxcatcher, Mommy and The Homesman. Word on the street here in Telluride is that this crowd likes these films as much, if not more so, than the Cannes crowd did. That’s ...

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Thanks to Paddy at ScreenOnScreen for catching the first clip from Mommy, after the cut.
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Xavier Dolan’s speech upon winning the Jury Prize at Cannes for his film Mommy was the most emotional moment of the ceremony. Without a clip to show his expressiveness the words may lose a little impact — but very little. ...

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As the Cannes Film Fest nears its close, one of the last major films to screen in competition is Xavier Dolan’s latest, teasingly called Mommy. Exuberant, unpredictable, and unconventional, Mommy pulls you into a corrupt relationship between mother and son ...

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