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Paddington Review

Don't believe an ounce of the unfounded pre-release negativity. Paddington is so excellent it could restore faith in humanity to the hardest of cynics.

Before I Go to Sleep Review

A waste of a fresh concept, a good director, and a talented cast, Before I Go to Sleep only succeeds at being a dully predictable slog.

The Railway Man Review

If you can get past the somewhat awkward and out of place first act, The Railway Man is worth it overall. It’s a compelling enough drama, but it keeps hinting at a lot more depth that never quite surfaces.

TIFF 2013: The Railway Man Review

The Railway Man Gala Director: Jonathan Teplitsky The Railway Man is the true story of Eric Lomax (Colin Firth), a British soldier captured during World War II who endured some of the most horribly gruelling conditions imaginable as a forced labourer on the Thailand Death Railway, and how confronts his demons years later when he […]

This Week in DVD: 4/2/13

This week at the video store marks the arrival of three European imports - the Swedish gangster saga Easy Money, British cop thriller The Sweeney, and the comedic Irish slasher Stitches - as well as the home video debut of the HBO original movie Hemingway & Gelhorn.

Interview: Chan-wook Park

Dork Shelf talked to famed Korean director Chan-Wook Park (Oldboy) about where his desire to tell such dark stories springs from, why he selected Stoker for his North American debut, the casting process, his identifying with the work of Alfred Hitchcock, and his study of film criticism and philosophy.