Tag Archive: OFCS

Review: Amour (Haneke, 2012)

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Amour was nominated for an Oscar Best Picture last year, a rare achievement for a foreign-language film. (The last time a non-English film was nominated for Best Picture was in 2001: Ang Lee‘s… Continue reading

Review: 20 Feet from Stardom (Neville, 2013)

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I don’t know how it came to be that I ended up on the other side of Sundance, the Academy, and 99% of critics on Rotten Tomatoes, but that’s how the chips fell,… Continue reading

Review: 12 Years a Slave (McQueen, 2013)

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I have already mentioned my pleasure at the wins that 12 Years a Slave received at the Oscars. I have long wanted to like this movie, even before I saw it, which just… Continue reading

Review: Searching for Sugar Man (Bendjelloul, 2012)

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Warning: I apologize in advance for the roughness and confusion of this review. I wrote part of it right after I saw the film when I was so moved as to be rather… Continue reading