Tuesday, November 29 2011
This doesn't offer ‘universal’ and single-minded ‘humanistic’ messages; instead, it reveals that social oppression needs to be understood beyond the oversimplistic dichotomies of good versus evil.
Monday, June 27 2011
A worthy winner – A Separation is an extraordinary piece of work with genuine insights into the society and culture it depicts. It is the crowning jewel in a dazzling selection of films for this year’s Sydney Film Festival.
Thursday, February 23 2012
While categories like Best Actress and Best Picture have gotten a lot of attention this year, smaller but equally important categories have been a little lost in the shuffle. Among these: Best Foreign Language Film.
Monday, January 16 2012
Once again, the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press have spoken - and confused the awards season conversation all over again.
Wednesday, October 12 2011
In his introduction, the director, Asghar Farhadi (About Elly) asked the audience to forget everything they had read or may previously know about his new…
Monday, January 23 2012
MIAMI — Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi chooses his words carefully when talking about how constraints can sometimes fuel creativity. “The belief that limitations create creativity…