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Why Amour Deserved to Win the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film

Anis Shivani | Posted 04.27.2013 | Entertainment
Anis Shivani

This is a film of slant lights and gray finickiness that always recalls, in every slight gesture, both the inconclusive happy world outside and that of the youthful past, even as it threatens every moment to erupt into absolute darkness and hostility.

Why Michael Haneke's Amour Is Not a Depressing Movie

Jordan Mainzer | Posted 04.23.2013 | Arts
Jordan Mainzer

Michael Haneke's Amour, a French-language film nominated for five Oscars, chronicles an aging French couple struggling with the wife's slew of physical and mental health problems.

Will Jennifer Lawrence Lose?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.20.2013 | Entertainment

Oscar season kicked off in January of 2012 when "Beasts of the Southern Wild" wowed audiences at the Sundance Film Festival. Thirteen months later, "B...

More Oscar Experts Dump Jennifer Lawrence for Emmanuelle Riva in Best Actress Race

Tom O'Neil | Posted 04.15.2013 | Entertainment
Tom O'Neil

Two leading Oscar pundits just added new drama to the Best Actress race: they ditched Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook) for Emmanuelle Riva (Amour), who recently pulled off an upset at the BAFTA Awards.

On Our Own or All Together: The Troublesome Question of Aging

Steve Early | Posted 04.14.2013 | Fifty
Steve Early

Depending on who you ask or what you read, aging and retirement are the best things that could ever happen to you (considering the alternatives) or an over-hyped stage of life that's actually filled with social isolation, economic insecurity and mounting health problems.

"Amour": A Different Perspective on a Brilliant, Haunting Film

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 04.13.2013 | Entertainment
SaraKay Smullens

Since the beginning of the new year, I have heard again and again about the new work of Austrian film maker Michael Haneke, whose signature works includes "Funny Game," "The White Ribbon," and "Cache."

Which Post 50 Actors Were Nominated For Oscars?

Posted 01.10.2013 | Fifty

Nominations for the 2013 Academy Awards were announced this morning, and the list proved that -- in Hollywood -- age is just a number. Two nominees...

Foreign Film Crashes Oscars

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 03.12.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON — Hollywood's movie elite sent their love to "Amour" on Thursday, giving director Michael Haneke's searing portrait of old age five Acade...

Who's Going To Take The Best Actress Trophy At The Oscars?

Posted 01.10.2013 | Entertainment

Oscar nominations were doled out early Thursday morning by Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone, with Jennifer Lawrence and Jessica Chastain among those wit...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Michael Haneke on Amour

Dan Persons | Posted 02.18.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Amour is not the most gripping, devastating, insightful film you'll see this year. It may be the most gripping, devastating, insightful film you'll see ever.

Movie Review: Amour

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.16.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Clinical and self-contained, Amour still achieves an emotional level that probably would dismay the dispassionate Haneke.

Who Got Best Actress, Drama Nods?

Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

The Best Actress, Drama Golden Globes nominations have been announced, and Jessica Chastain ("Zero Dark Thirty") and Marion Cotillard ("Rust & Bone") ...