Articles tagged wwii

‘Night and Fog’ Continues to Haunt

Alain Resnais' documentary remains a landmark depiction of the Holocaust, having lost none of its power six decades on.

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Ottaviani and Purvis’s ‘The Imitation Game’ Is an Extraordinary Achievement

I thought of the notion of purity of the mind, of a kind of almost frustrating innocence, as I read this new biographical graphic novel about Alan Turing.

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Romance With a Stiff Upper Lip in ‘Brief Encounter’

More than 60 years on, Brief Encounter, pitting love against conventions, continues to break hearts.

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‘Éamon de Valera’: From Irish Rebel to Politician

This compact study of a man many worshiped and as many despised will serve readers wanting more facts, if less wit.

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‘Ostend’ Bids Adieu to a Literary World Before WWII

Ostend is a beautiful recreation of a literary circle’s last gasp before World War II.

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‘The Dressmaker’s War’ Is a Tangled Mess of Threads

Mary Chamberlain's skilled seamstress finds herself in an impossibly snarled plot.

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‘Paris at War’ Is a Definitive, Though Necessarily Incomplete, Monument

David Drake has revived the Nazi Occupation of France with an obsessive and impressive sense of detail.

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‘33 Days’ Is a Complex Portrayal of Life Under Nazi Occupation

A harrowing, psychological – and true – first-hand account of Nazi Germany’s invasion and occupation of France.

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Two Masters of Hollywood Expressionism Go Back to Europe

Escape From East Berlin and War-Gods of the Deep both try to escape from tyranny.

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What Zone Were the Writers of ‘Zone Troopers’ In?

This banal imitation of WWII B-movies is a perplexing and tedious film that never fully commits to the genre blending that could have elevated it to B-movie standards.

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Diasporic Memories of a Jewish Family

Strangers in a strange land has been the universal theme of the Jewish story. Roger Cohen's 'A Girl from Human Street' provides an emotional account of his family's diasporic journey.

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The High Art of Disownership in ‘Death Sentence: London’

Death Sentence: London is quite possibly the most important work of 2015.

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‘Unbroken’ Is a Merely Adequate Biopic

For every powerful moment, there is a scene that lacks force and overstays its welcome.

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‘A Fierce Radiance’: Thank Goodness For Mold

In addition to life-saving mold, which provides a fascinating subject for a very well told historical novel, we also get murder, espionage, family worries, and of course, a little sex and romance

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The Postmistress by Sarah Blake

The written word can be concealed, delayed, or misdirected. It is the human voice which haunts and lingers.

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23 Feb 2009 // 7:30 AM

ENEMY AT THE DOOR 3 ½ stars Cast: Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall, Emily Richard Richard Heffer and Simon Cadell Distributor: Acorn Media Not rated Not all Britons

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The Specter of Multiplayer Hangs Over 'Door Kickers'

// Moving Pixels

"Door Kickers is not a multiplayer game, but for a while there, I couldn’t tell the difference.

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