Category Archives: Foreign Films

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20071227/en_nm/original_dc_1;_ylt=AkjOBr9I.ApjoXZpny1Gi84E1vAI A neat take on this year’s best screenplays, which focusses on their genesis or inspirations. I’m a sucker for investigations of the creative process, and particularly liked this little kick in the pants: At this early stage, he says, all ideas “are equally valid. It is the one you commit to that becomes important. […]

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070824/en_nm/lust_dc_1;_ylt=AnqliMwtcCFvm49Wss.O7OgE1vAI The Motion Picture Assn. of America’s ratings board cited the film’s graphic sexuality for its decision. A source said too many of the film’s sex scenes violated the ratings board’s unwritten rules (like the number of allowable pelvic thrusts, for example) to make an appeal possible. “The number of allowable pelvic thrusts“?! I love […]

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CBC.ca – Toronto International Film Festival

http://www.cbc.ca/arts/tiff/features/tiffborat.html Guy Leshinski chronicles the TIFF rush ticket lineup for the Borat movie. Of course, the 300+ people waiting in hope waited in vain, and were all crabby by the time the realisation set in. It begs the question, why throw away five hours of your life when it’ll be in wide release in a […]

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