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2009 The Year In Movies: 1-Next Year’s Oscars


ACADEMY AWARDS MONTAGE: A LOOK AT THE YEAR AHEAD.

This year’s surprisingly good Academy awards ceremony ended up with a look at the future, thanks to a montage previewing some of the biggest movies to be launched over 2009. The clip included a mix of well hyped blockbusters and successful franchises next to some hints at potential nominees for the coveted awards in 2010. Among them: Michael Mann’s “Public Enemies”; Mira Nair’s “Amelia” and Lone Scherfig “An Education”.

With another look at that montage we begin a series of posts, looking at the most interesting movies (on paper) that the next twelve months will bring; divided by genres and starting by a deeper look at those movies that look likely to make an appearance in the next Awards season.
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2008 Film Review: Top 40 Best Movies (40-21)


40-MY WINNIPEG-Guy Maddin
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Entre los mejores documentales del año se encontraban dos visiones sobre las memorias de infancia y los cambios que el paso del tiempo facilita en dos ciudades muy distintas. La primera de ellas, Winnipeg, con la que el estilista director canadiense Guy Maddin lograba su film más personal, sin perder su predilección por explorar nuevos caminos. Parte material de archivo, parte ficción rodada; Maddin jugaba con todos los elementos disponibles para construir un surreal y emotivo puzzle homenaje a su lugar de nacimiento.

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Among the best documentaries of the year there were two visions about memories of childhood and the changes passing time inflicted in two very different cities. The first of them, Winnipeg, with which the stylist Canadian director Guy Maddin achieved his most personal film to date, without losing his predilection for opening new ground. Part archive material, part fictionalized; Maddin played with all the elements at reach in order to built a surreal and moving puzzle, tribute to his birthplace.

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