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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.

"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."

Popcorn Preview: Amour

Leslie Sisman | Posted 03.06.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Amour (2012) Cast includes: Jean-Louis Trintignant (Three Colors: Red), Emmanuella Riva (Hiroshima, mon amour), Isabelle Huppert (The Piano Teac...

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.

BFF Oscar-Nominee Amour Opens Today in New York, Los Angeles

Michael Vazquez | Posted 02.16.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Simply put, Michael Haneke's Amour is an instant, harrowing classic about one of the most important issues of our time.

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.

NYFF50 Screens 2013 Oscar Nominee Amour

Michael Vazquez | Posted 12.19.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

The instances in which she must lean on him depict a heroic dance of coupledom -- burdensome though it may be. There are several such scenes and they are dually painful and beautiful.

The Body: Double Feature

Kevin Sessums | Posted 12.02.2012 | Entertainment
Kevin Sessums

I went to back-to-back screenings on Monday night in New York City that combined to make a very interesting double feature, each playing off the other in moving and intricate ways.

When the French Spiced Up Film: Rohmer, Truffaut, Godard and Cahiers Du Cinema

John Farr | Posted 06.27.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Whether or not you personally love their work, it is difficult to dismiss the impact of the French New Wave. To reinforce this strongly held position, here is a pungent mix of Truffaut, Godard and Rohmer.