Tag Archive | Asghar Farhadi

The Final Word on Oscars 2017

I told you that “La La Land” would win Best Picture! Well, it did…briefly. I’ve been picking on “La La” a LOT…but I honestly felt bad for all involved during that debacle. Jordan Horowitz handled things with class…but c’mon! One of the most memorable moments in Oscar history is not a good one. “Moonlight” IS […]

The Past

Two things occurred to me while watching the 2013 French and Persian language film, “The Past”. The first, was that I really think that Iranian director Asghar Farhadi is on to something with these familial dramas that play like thrillers. “The Past” is the second I’ve experienced from the director, following in the footsteps of […]

A Separation

Film #4(one to go)in my SIP ’12 project is the deserved champion(it seems), Iran’s “A Separation”. The winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2012, it also garnered the Golden Globe in that category. Iranian director, Asghar Farhadi, also scored an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay. It won the Golden […]