My pick: The gorgeous “Brotherhood” opens up reductive notions of Middle Eastern cultures in the Western imagination while telling a moving story of family and forgiveness that is quite universal.
I correctly guessed 9 out of the 24 categories, which is appalling. I shall be in my corner reprimanding myself.
My pick: Marshall Curry’s “A Night at the Garden,” presenting footage from a 1939 “pro-America” rally in New York City, a chilling reminder of the unpleasant cycles of American history.
Here’s an at-a-glance look at my picks for tomorrow night’s Academy Awards…