Archives for January 12, 2013

Look! – Sicinski on “Barbara” and “Zero Dark Thirty”; Greydanus on “It’s a Wonderful Life”; “American Horror Story”; “Universal Soldier”; “Twin Peaks” Teaser

Believe it or not, 2012 brought us several "foreign language films" that are just as good or better than the few that the Academy are willing to mention in their Oscar nominations. (If the ten greatest films of the year were made in Germany, the Academy would force Germany to submit only one for consideration... and then they might choose to nominate that film alongside only four from other countries. Wow, America. That's the kind of superiority complex that leads you to call your national … [Read more...]