Watch Trailers for the Oscars’ 5 Foreign-Film Nominees

On Thursday, the finalists for 2016's Academy Awards were announced. Here are the foreign-film nominations.


Decades Later, Rape Case Still Haunts Filmmaker Roman Polanski

In 1977, Roman Polanski was accused of raping a 13-year-old girl. Nearly 40 years later, he's still avoiding extradition to the U.S. for it.

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Who’s Afraid of Big, Bad Hollywood? Not China.

The country's domestic film industry just had its best month in history.


The Bioengineered Animal Weapons of Jurassic World Already Exist*

This summer's sci-fi blockbuster imagines a world where scientists genetically engineer animals for war. It's already here.


North Korean Defectors Are Really Excited About ‘The Interview’

The fictionalized assassination of Kim Jong Un has some North Korean defectors dreaming of regime change.

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Brad Pitt just depressed the living hell out of me about World War Z

So the big push for World War Z is clearly afoot.  The second trailer for the film was released a week ago:    So this ...

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