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2017 Oscars Challenge: [12] “Toni Erdmann” – Best Foreign Language Feature

“TONI ERDMANN” Germany; Directed by Maren Ade Directed by: Maren Ade Screenplay by: Maren Ade Cinematography by: Patrick Orth Music by: Patrick Veigel Distributed by: NFP Marketing & Distribution Release Date: December 25, 2016 Budget: $3.2 million Country: Germany / Austria FILM SYNOPSIS: Retired piano teacher Winfried Conradi attempts to reconnect with his estranged adult daughter Ines, a driven businesswoman currently based in Romania. … Read More 2017 Oscars Challenge: [12] “Toni Erdmann” – Best Foreign Language Feature

Quick Review: Chinatown (1974)

CHINATOWN BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLAUGUST 8, 2013 A true neo-noir, “Chinatown” not only signifies an iconic role for Jack Nicholson, but ranks as one of the best Roman Polanski films ever. Also starring Faye Dunaway, who is constantly stealing the spotlight, pairing her with Nicholson becomes an instant classic on-screen chemistry. With a suspenseful mystery unfolding and tons of shifty character, the story of “Chinatown” … Read More Quick Review: Chinatown (1974)

Quick Review: As Good As It Gets (1997)

AS GOOD AS IT GETS BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLAUGUST 3, 2013 Anything with Jack Nicholson is bound to be enjoyable, but in “As Good As It Gets,” he extends beyond simply embodying his character, Melvin, a short-tempered and socially inept author with no filter, and takes the role to an entirely new, iconic level. Nicholson is always fierce and intimidating, but tossing on an OCD, … Read More Quick Review: As Good As It Gets (1997)