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Jonathan Teplitzky

Reviews

Tuesday, August 26 2014

'The Railway Man' Goes Off the Rails With Sentimentality

The movie wastes its impressive cast, choosing instead to drown itself in sentimentalism.


Thursday, April 10 2014

Colin Firth Is a Haunted WWII Veteran in 'The Railway Man'

As the torture scenes in The Railway Man focus on waterboarding, you're reminded that Japanese waterboarders were executed by Allied victors, and may pause to ponder the current debate over American waterboarders.


Sunday, August 3 2003

Better Than Sex (2000)

Jonathan Teplitzky's 'Better Than Sex' is more froth than substance, copulation as cappuccino.


Blogs

Monday, September 12 2011

Toronto International Film Festival 2011: 'Burning Man'

This is a perfectly devastating Australian film about the horror of loss and the futility of refusing to face up to grief.


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