Congratulations for Florian von Donnersmarck for nabbing an Oscar for best foreign-language film for The Lives of Others, which I praised here. I’m not going to admit to taking the Oscars very seriously, or knowing anything about the other foreign-language contenders, but it’s always good to see a fine movie get more attention.
Von Donnersmarck’s English is good. Frighteningly perfect, in fact. I also found his praise of Arnold Schwarzenegger for teaching him to eliminate the words "I can’t" from his vocabulary to be kind of cute. It’s good to know Ah-nold is still helping give birth to film milestones.