Category Archives: The Translator

THE TRANSLATOR: The Top Films (2000-2010)

With the announcement of our individual Top 10s coming up at the end of this month, I thought I’d provide a reflection of sorts on the decade that has passed. So without further adieu, read on below to find out … Continue reading

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THE TRANSLATOR: The Illusionist (Chomet, 2010)

Sylvain Chomet, the renowned French animator, scored an Oscar nod for Best Animated Feature with his 2003 gem The Triplets of Belleville. The film was a stylized, zany film that was as loopy was it was languid. Yet despite its originality and … Continue reading

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THE TRANSLATOR: The Trajectory of Dogtooth – Greece’s Road to Oscar

Dogtooth is one of the most shocking nominees in the history of the Academy Awards. The fact that such an accolade comes from a notoriously traditional and timid body of voters makes the revelation even more outstanding. So how, exactly, … Continue reading

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THE TRANSLATOR: Canada’s “Incendies” to Compete for Oscar

Canada has enjoyed quite a rich history in this category. With such a diverse range of directors, it’s no surprise. They won the top prize back in 2003, with Denys Arcand’s The Barbarian Invasions. They were nominated once more in … Continue reading

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