Asghar Farhadi: Critics Choice

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Darius Kadivar

Silent movie 'Artist' is Critics' Choice

by Darius Kadivar on

Silent movie is Critics' Choice (bbc, Video)



The Artist triumphed at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards, the first ceremony in Hollywood's awards season.

Michel Hazanavicius won Best Director for The Artist. Viola Davis took home the award for Best Actress in The Help.

Sound of music star Christopher Plummer won the Supporting Actor award for Beginners and George Clooney Best Actor for his role in The Descendants.

Brad Pitt, Martin Scorsese, Charlize Theron and Michelle Williams were among the Hollywood stars who turned out for the 17th annual awards ceremony. 


Never mind Iranian youths are being raped..

by masoudA on

It appears to me his message to the world was:

Never mind the abuse that is taking place in Iran - just focus on our similarities!!!    then again - you can't expect bravery from all...

Congrats nevertheless

Jeesh Daram


by Jeesh Daram on

"First I want to thank my mom.... then Allah and most important of them all, our beloved Rahbar, Ayatollah Khamenei, who gave the Iranian artists the chance to bloom even inside the most notorious prisons and under torture"....Takbir....

Related Story on 2008 Oscar to an Iranian woman: //iranian.com/main/2008/night-oscars

Darius Kadivar

If he get's the Oscar he better have something to say on the IRI

by Darius Kadivar on

No more Excuses for Politically correct BS comments this time MONSIEUR Farhadi !


Asghar Farhadi Triumphs As An Artist But Fails As A Citizen by DK


Good Luck and all the best for your excellent movie nevertheless !


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Mohammad Ala


by Mohammad Ala on

Great.  This is wonderful success.