Tuesday, December 18, 2018

REVIEW: Champions


When Spain’s selection committee for the Oscars infamously snubbed Asghar Farhadi’s star-studded “Everybody Knows” for a little-known film without US distribution, it was widely assumed their chances for a nomination were squandered. But in a category traditionally dominated by solemn dramas/documentaries, their surprise pick will surely stand out. Coincidentally reflecting its current status among awards prognosticators, Javier Fesser’s “Champions” is an underdog sports story that brings rare feel-good vibes to the Foreign Language Oscar race.

Read more at The Awards Circuit

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