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Jan Wahl Movie Review: 'The Railway Man' & 'Watermark'

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews “The Railway Man” and says this one is one of those films we get every once in a while that’s a combination of deep, powerful and beautifully made. 351 more words

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Cannes 2014 Lineup

This morning, the lineup for the 2014 Cannes festival was announced, and there’s certainly some goodies on the list. I’m not sure what’ll walk away with the top prize–I’m not as devoted a student of the Cannes awards as I am of the Oscars–but I’ll make a few guesses as we go along. 1,469 more words

2014 In Film

The Railway Man Gets Off Track

A man enduring catharsis and ultimately receiving closure from a war that still haunts him make for high drama. Saving Private Ryan, Zero Dark Thirty, and Lone Survivor bring war to the audience in such an adrenalized, first-person view that it’s easy to miss the forest for the trees. 408 more words

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6 Surprising Celebrity Audiobook Narrators

I first discovered audiobooks while taking graduate courses by distance in Japan. I received these world-class lecture packages in the mail, pulled the cassette out of its cellophane wrapper (yes, a tape!), and then popped it into my car’s tape player. 1,808 more words

Reflections

Moulin Rouge

It’s funny, I was just surfing the net, whilst watching Moulin Rouge in the background at home… and what do you know I come across this image of Ewan McGregor and Nicole Kidman on set promoting the movie ‘Moulin Rouge’. 49 more words

Australian

Stoker (2013)

From the maker of Oldboy comes another tale of sexual perversion, familial decay, damaged psyches and innately twisted moralities. In this story about a grieving widow and daughter who are visited by an odd yet charming uncle at the funeral of the family patriarch, Chan-wook brings the stylishness that is largely characteristic of his popular films, confirming that his penchant for heightening drama remains largely uninhibited even by a domestic setting. 790 more words

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Keith Urban & Nicole Kidman Falling Apart!

Keith Urban has been racking up the frequent flier miles! After working two days a week on American Idol, he’s been regularly hopping on an airplane for 14 hours to visit his wife  217 more words

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