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Friday
Dec 15 2017

9 Foreign Film Finalists for the Oscar Race

by Nathaniel R

"The Wound"from South Africa might be the biggest surprise on the finalist list.The Academy's foreign film nominating committees have whittled down the 92 contenders to 9.If you've forgotten or never heard the procedure it involves multiple volunteers watching a certain number of entries to be eliglble to vote on them.The top six films advance from those ballots and the executive committee chooses another three which makes the 9 finalists.Then a final committee watches the nine finalists and votes to determine the five nominations.We correctly predicted 7 of the 9 finalist (you can peak herethough we'll be updating that chart to reflect the official standings shortly)

A Fantastic Womandirected by Sebastián Lelio for Chile
In the Fadedirected by Fatih Akin for Germany
On Body and SoulIldikó Enyedi for Hungary
Foxtrotdirected by Samuel Maoz for Israel
The Insultdirected by Ziad Doueiri for Lebanon
Lovelessdirected by Andrey Zvyagintsev for Russia
Félicitédirected by Alain Gomis for Senegal
The Wounddirected by John Trengove for South Africa
The Squaredirected by Ruben Östlund for Sweden MORE AFTER THE JUMP...

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Friday
Aug 25 2017

Foreign Film Oscar Hopefuls with Matthias Schoenaerts & Diane Kruger

We have 10 official submissions for the foreign language race thus far.With the October 2nd deadline looming,expect more news regularly.As a quick reminder or 101 guide for newbies,to qualify for Oscar Foreign Race you have to a) open in your home country theatrically between October 1st of the previous year and September 30th of the Oscar submission year b) be chosen as the submission by your country (only one per country no matter how many films your country makes) and c) be in a non-English language for at least 50% of the dialogue and d) and this is where it often gets tricky...be primarily,on a creative level,from your submitting country.That is to say your cast or crew or at least your director needs to be from the country that's submitting you.

Official Submissions Thus Far

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Friday
May 26 2017

Cannes Day 9-10: A Gentle Creature,In The Fade,L'Amant Double

Cannes wraps this weekend.Only one competition film,Lynne Ramsay'sYou Were Never Really Here,is yet to screen before the jury makes their decisions for the history books (er,what do we say now that the history books aren't how you look up history?).

Previously:Day 1,Days 2-4,Days 5-6,andDays 7-8
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So let's check in with the four latest premieres including a new erotic thriller from François Ozon,a revenge drama from Fatih Akin,and a buzzy Robert Pattinson performance...

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