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The Railway Man

RAILWAY MEN: A Film Review

Peter Clothier | Posted 07.09.2014 | Arts
Peter Clothier

I could not help but think of that other Burma Railway movie, The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957, directed by David Lean and based on the short story ...

The Railway Man: Colin Firth Working on the Railroad

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.11.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Patti Lomax never heard of Colin Firth when he came to visit her husband Eric Lomax in Berwick Upon Tweed, their home in the northernmost part of Engl...

Nicole Kidman On Playing Grace Kelly

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 04.05.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With several films set to debut this year, including such disparate turns as a taxidermist villainess, mysterious amnesiac and an...

The Fall of Singapore and Railway of Death

Franz-Stefan Gady | Posted 05.03.2014 | Books
Franz-Stefan Gady

In addition to being an uplifting personal account of a man battling his war-induced inner demons, learning to cope with them, and even forgiving one of his former torturers, the book also unintentionally chronicles the end of European supremacy.

Wrapping Up: 10th Dubai International Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.15.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I came away from DIFF a believer in this as a film festival with a vision of the future of film, from the standpoint of aesthetics, technology and business.

Live From the Dubai International Film Festival: Sunday, Dec. 8

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.07.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

As a critic who regularly attends a couple of film festivals a year I average seeing four films a day and have been known to see as many as six in one day. So I have to admit I appreciate the more casual approach to scheduling at the Dubai International Film Festival.

First Look At 'The Railway Man' With Nicole Kidman & Colin Firth

Posted 09.10.2013 | Entertainment

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Why Torture Is So Big At The Movies

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment

TORONTO — ?A year after the debate stirred up by the torture scenes of "Zero Dark Thirty," several films at the Toronto International Film Festi...

See The Resemblance?

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 01.01.2012 | Entertainment

Jeremy Irvine, star of Steven Spielberg's upcoming drama War Horse, has been cast in The Railway Man, a drama to be directed by Jonathan Teplitzky....