Oscar: Best International Feature Film – Final Prediction & Opinion

During the last two weeks, I have set out on a super-mission to try and summarize for you more than 70 films that I have seen among the Oscar nominees in the category of Best International Film. Unfortunately, I did not have enough time to cover all of them, and tonight the American Academy willContinue reading “Oscar: Best International Feature Film – Final Prediction & Opinion”

Oscar: Best International Feature Film – Middle East

After the five parts with the films from different regions of the world (East Asia, South Asia, Past-Soviet Block, Scandinavian and Baltic countries and Central Europe), we’re finally coming to the region of my home country – Israel, the Middle East. Iran “Sun Children” (“خورشید”) Directed by Majid Majidi Iranians have submitted the newest filmContinue reading “Oscar: Best International Feature Film – Middle East”

Oscar: Best International Feature Film – Central Europe

First Part – East Asian Countries Second Part – South Asian Countries Third Part – Past-Soviet Countries Fourth Part –  Scandinavian and Baltic Countries Austria  (“What We Wanted” (“Was wir wollten” Directed by  Ulrike Kofler Available at Netflix. The Austrian submission is available on Netflix since November, but if you’ve not heard about it, there’s aContinue reading “Oscar: Best International Feature Film – Central Europe”