Monthly Archives: September 2004

THEATRE REVIEW: Steve Black’s ‘Missing Marilyn’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – One night in 1955, a handsome stranger in a tuxedo delivers a bottle of champagne on ice to a beautiful woman alone in a seedy motel room. It’s obvious who she is, all blonde hair, … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Behind the glass of her all-seeing booth, Nurse Ratched’s honeyed voice whispers a single word into the public address system: “Medication.” It sends a chill down the spine as the insidious power of Ken Kesey’s … Continue reading

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TV REVIEW: ‘Green Wing’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Victoria Pile’s outrageously silly and deliciously vulgar hospital comedy “Green Wing” picks up where it left off for its second season now running on Channel 4. The show has the shape of a typical television … Continue reading

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VENICE FILM REVIEW: Alejandro Amenabar’s ‘The Sea Inside’

By Ray Bennett VENICE – Why does Ramon Sampedro smile so much? He says, “When you can’t escape and you depend on others so much, you learn to cry by smiling.” Ramon has been a quadriplegic for 28 years following … Continue reading

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