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GODARD WON’T APPEAR FOR OSCAR CEREMONY AFTER ALL

October 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Legendary French director Jean-Luc Godard, who initially failed to acknowledge a letter from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences notifying him that he had been selected to receive an honorary Oscar this year, then wrote that he would attend “schedule permitting,” has now said that he will regretfully not appear after all. The […]

ACADEMY INDICATES GODARD HAS CHANGED HIS MIND

September 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Legendary French director Jean-Luc Godard may come to Hollywood to accept his honorary Oscar after all. Although The Australian newspaper on Tuesday published an interview with his companion and producing partner Anne-Marie Mieville saying that, given his age (79), Godard would not be willing to appear at the November Governors Awards since it was not […]

GODARD SNUBS OSCAR INVITATION

September 7, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Legendary French director Jean-Luc Godard has spurned an invitation from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to come to Hollywood to accept an honorary Oscar after learning that the presentation will not be part of the televised Oscar ceremony. In an interview with The Australian newspaper, Godard’s wife, Anne-Marie Mieville said: “He just […]

CANNES LINEUP ANNOUNCED

April 15, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

British director Mike Leigh, who has already won the Cannes Film Festival’s top Palme d’Or award twice, will be going for his third win this year with the announcement that his new film, Another Year, has been selected for the competition. At a press conference in Paris today, festival director Thierry Frémaux announced the 63rd […]