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>Dogtooth makes Oscar Foreign Film shortlist; Uncle Boonmee snubbed

>There is less than a week to go before the nominees for the 83rd Academy Awards are revealed, so it hardly seems worthwhile reporting this, but… The Academy have narrowed down their 65-picture long list of contenders for the Best Foreign Language Film to a tight nine, before it is refined to a further five […]

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Check out the dreamy Cannes winner Uncle Boonmee

Wow, Tim Burton wasn’t lying when he described this year’s Palme d’Or winner as a “dream” of a film. You’ll forgive me for feeling a little dubious that the man now in charge of churning out committee-approved dream-lite dreck would still know what a haunting film looked like. The descriptively named Uncle Boonmee Who Can […]

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Cannes Palme d’Or awarded to Uncle Boonmee

The Cannes Film Festival is over for another year, with the top prize going to the dreamlike Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives from director Apichatpong Weerasethakul. Jury president Tim Burton awarded Uncle Boonmee the Palme d’Or, describing it as a “dream” of a film. The picture follows a dying man’s last days […]

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