Monthly Archives: May 2004

CANNES FILM REVIEW: ‘The Edukators’

By Ray Bennett CANNES – “The Edukators” is that rare beast, a terrific movie that boasts intelligent wit, expert storytelling, delightful characters, and grown-up dialogue plus suspense and a wicked surprise ending.

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THEATRE REVIEW: Stephen Rea in ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – There are many things that need to be right in a production of “Cyrano de Bergerac” and among the most essential, right off, is Cyrano’s nose. If we don’t buy the poet’s prominent proboscis, we … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Pirandello’s ‘Henry IV’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – It’s a not so fine madness that has an unnamed present day Italian aristocrat believing for 20 years he is the medieval German King Henry IV in Luigi Pirandello’s steely fable, here in a new … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Jailhouse Rock The Musical’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Elvis Presley was crowned the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll but few would argue that Little Richard did not have a more legitimate claim to the throne. The point is illustrated, more by accident than … Continue reading

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