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Gold DerbyOn Wednesday, the motion picture academy announced the four honorees to be feted at the second annual Governors Awards on Nov. 14. Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola is to receive the Thalberg Award while film historian Kevin Brownlow, French auteur Jean-...
Gold DerbyAs expected, French auteur Jean-Luc Godard is unlikely to attend the Governors Awards on Nov. 14 to accept his honorary Oscar. In a candid conversation with a reporter from The Australian, his companion Anne-Marie Mieville revealed his disappointment that...
Gold DerbySeven months after "The White Ribbon" and "A Prophet" split the top prizes at the Cannes Film Festival, they did so again at the European Film Awards. Cannes' Golden Palm recipient, "The White Ribbon," was voted best picture by the European Film Academy,...
"Salt" the film and Evelyn Salt the character are perpetually in motion and that's a good thing for its own sake and because it keeps audiences from dwelling on how unapologetically preposterous the plot in question is. And really, who goes to summer...
Filmmakers Edward Klosinski, 65; a Polish cinematographer best known for his work with director Andrzej Wajda (Jan. 5) Ralph Bradshaw White, 66; an underwater cinematographer who documented the 1985 discovery of the Titanic (Feb. 4) Kon Ichikawa, 92; a...
VarietyMOSCOW -- Poland has selected "80 Million" as its entry in the Oscar foreign-language film category. The pic has all the elements of an adventure thriller: a big money bank heist, a race against the clock and police hot on the heels of the culprits....
From the 63 foreign language films considered, the following nine films will advance to the next round of voting. Listed in alphabetical order by country: Austria, "The Counterfeiters," Stefan Ruzowitzky, director Brazil, "The Year My Parents Went on...
IT may not be fashionable to admit it, but I'm an Oscar junkie. I'd get up for the 5:30 a.m. announcements every year even if I didn't have to. I don't always agree with what I hear, but because of the history and prestige of the organization, I respect...
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The long, unpredictable path of this unusual awards season is set to take a turn toward its final act with the 80th Academy Awards nominations announcement set for Tuesday morning. Not only is there the matter of who will be nominated in this tightest of...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday January 30, 1998 In 1993 the former Yugoslavia's greatest filmmaker, Emir Kusturica, returned to his homeland after a five-year absence to confront the disintegration of his country with a dazzling epic allegory, "Underground," which took two...
TIMES STAFF WRITERWednesday December 29, 1999 Pay close attention to the fast-moving opening sequence of "The Third Miracle," Agnieszka Holland's complex, challenging and impressive film from the Richard Vetere novel. A title card announces that we're in Bystrica,...
CMBWhy do the movies, old and new, have such a continuing fascination for newspaper offices? For wisecracking reporters, tantrum-throwing editors and the race to beat the last deadline? Ever since movies started to talk in the 1920s, newspapers have been a...
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