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Foreign Language Oscar

Turkey's Oscar Entry Sivas: No Country for Little Boys

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.17.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

At its core, Kaan Müjdeci's film Sivas is a story about a boy (Aslan), the girl he adores (Ayse), his adversary for her love (Osman) and a magical animal. Simple enough, if it was a true fairy tale.

Academy Awards 2013: Foreign Language Films

David Wallechinsky | Posted 04.24.2013 | Entertainment
David Wallechinsky

This year a record 71 countries submitted entries in the Best Foreign Language Film category. I managed to see 61 of these films. Although there were many entertaining movies, the overall mood was bleak.

Spain Sidesteps Almodovar Again For Oscar Entry

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 11.29.2011 | Home

As the last minute foreign film Oscar contenders trickle in, Spain threw a curveball into the race. The country sidestepped Pedro Almodovar once a...

Russia Oscar Entry 'Burnt By The Sun 2: Citadel' Asked To Be Removed

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 11.21.2011 | Home

Russia's choice for the foreign film Oscar was met with a "thanks, but no thanks" from the head of the Russian national Oscar committee. Vladimir Mens...

Which Of These 5 Countries Deserves An Oscar?

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.24.2011 | Home

Romania, Morocco and Venezuela have thrown in with Greece and Poland to try their hand at our country's most languidly-hosted movie competition, enter...

HuffPost Review: In a Better World

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.01.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Winner of this year's Oscar as best foreign-language film, In a Better World is an intriguing examination of the ideas of revenge and forgiveness, but it wraps things up too neatly to be truly compelling.