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Jeff & Sara's Top Ten 2013: Number 4

2:14 PM 1/3/2014 by Binh Ngo
20 Feet From Stardom
We're at number 4 in the countdown, where we find the music documentary 20 Feet from Stardom and the foreign drama The Past on Jeff and Sara's top ten lists. SYNOPSIS Directed by Morgan Neville, 20 Feet from Stardom is a documentary that shines a light on the unsung heroes of the musical stage – the backup singers.

Review: The Past (What comes after A Separation)

6:16 PM 11/18/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
In a gorgeous fixer upper in a Paris suburb, Marie-Ann (Bérénice Bejo) and Samir (Tahar Rahim) are starting over. She has two daughters, he has a young son and the condition of their house mid-move lends a visual to the phrase “blended family.” In an effort to set their life in order she’s asked her almost-ex-husband Ahmad (Ali Mossafa) to return from Tehran and finalize their divorce—and maybe she’ll find some time to rub his face in her “happiness.”

New Posters for THE ARMSTRONG LIE, THE INVISIBLE WOMAN, and THE PAST – Sony Pictures Classics has released posters for their upcoming 2013 films. Briefly: The Armstrong Lie – The new documentary from Oscar-winner Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side) looks at the rise and fall of cyclist of Lance Armstrong, but isn't a story about doping. According to Gibney's it's "about power".

8 years 5 weeks ago via jackiechan

Iran Enters 'The Past' For Foreign Language Oscar; Critics Say Film Not Iranian Enough – As expected, Asghar Farhadi‘s Le Passé (The Past) has been chosen by Iran to represent the country as this year’s Foreign Language Oscar submission. Farhadi won the Foreign Language Oscar in 2011 with A Separation, also representing Iran. Although that film was handled internationally by Paris-based Memento Films International, The Past was also produced, shot and financed in France. 8 years 10 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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