Russian Film Director Complains Of ‘Oscar Committee’s’ Favoritism

MOSCOW — A prominent Russian film director has called for changes in the composition of the country’s “Oscar Committee” because its members “are dependent” on director Nikita Mikhalkov, RFE/RL’s Russian Service reports. The Oscar Committee, which is headed by director Vladimir Menshov, nominated Mikhalkov’s movie “Burnt by the Sun 2” for an Oscar on September […]