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China Laments Oscar Snub of Christian Bale Epic

Posted February 28th, 2012 at 7:50 am (UTC-5)
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China’s state media are bemoaning the failure of the nation’s most ambitious movie to make an impact at this year’s Academy Awards. The Communist Party-affiliated Global Times newspaper laments on its website Tuesday that Chinese dreams of taking home a golden statuette have once again “been shattered.” The newspaper notes that Hollywood’s film community failed […]

China Laments Oscar Snub of Christian Bale Epic

Posted February 28th, 2012 at 1:55 am (UTC-5)
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China’s state media are bemoaning the failure of the nation’s most ambitious movie to make an impact at this year’s Academy Awards. The Communist Party-affiliated Global Times newspaper laments on its website Tuesday that Chinese dreams of taking home a golden statuette have once again “been shattered.” The newspaper notes that Hollywood’s film community failed […]

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Pakistan Lauds Oscar-Winning Filmmaker

Posted February 27th, 2012 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistan’s government has honored filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, who won the country’s first Oscar for her short documentary on the plight of female victims of acid attacks. Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Chinoy will receive a “high civil award” for her accomplishments. Her film Saving Face chronicles the work of London-based plastic surgeon Mohammad Jawad, […]

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