“The King's Choice” is a World War II drama, and as soon as you hear that — well, okay, as soon as I heard it — the reaction it inspires may be something along the lines of: Really? Again? Yet the…
Best Foreign Language Film
Critics' pet "Toni Erdmann" made the grade, but the Academy's omission of French firestarter "Elle," among others, has ruffled critical feathers.
There was a time, not that long ago, when the Best Foreign Language Film category was one of the most consistent embarrassments of the Academy Awards. In the last five years, however, something…
Films like Germany's "Tony Erdmann," France's "Elle" and Denmark's "Land of Mine" are widely considered top contenders for nominations.
Will Paul Verhoeven, director of "Total Recall" and "Basic Instinct," be making a Hollywood comeback? A French selection committee has chosen Isabelle Huppert-starrer "Elle," directed by Verhoeven…
LONDON — German industry insiders did the obvious and chose Maren Ade’s breakout feature “Toni Erdmann” as their country’s entry in the race for best foreign-language film at the Academy Awards, it…
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