Ed Driscoll

Gee, That Only Took 80 Years

“I haven’t found any reviews, so far, that hail this as Hollywood’s first Gulag movie, perhaps because hardly anyone noticed that there weren’t any before. Weir told me that many in Hollywood were surprised by the story: They’d never heard of Soviet concentration camps, only German ones.”

Anne Applebaum in Slate, the author of Gulag, and an advisor to the new film, The Way Back, directed by Peter Weir.

Still waiting to see Total Eclipse on the Big Screen, though.