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Tag: Oscar Nomination
January 6, 2014 | 5:48 pm
January 24, 2012 | 6:31 pm
When I spoke to filmmaker Ben Lewin of “The Surrogate” recently, he said he was “cautiously optimistic” and more than a bit cynical about his film’s chances at the Sundance Film Festival, but turns out he need not have worried. His fact-based movie—about a paralyzed...
July 18, 2011 | 5:14 pm
October 18, 2007 | 8:00 pm
The story of two movies vying to represent Israel in the Oscar race is full of intrigue, confusion, backbiting and alleged skullduggery.
The films themselves are also quite interesting.
The brouhaha comes at a time when the Israeli film industry is gaining...
November 4, 2004 | 7:00 pm