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FILM REVIEW: Vincent Perez’s ‘Alone in Berlin’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – For those who have not read Hans Fallada’s terrifying novel “Alone in Berlin”, Vincent Perez’s film version is probably a mildly absorbing drama about two people bucking the odds. For those who have read it, … Continue reading

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TIFF FILM REVIEW: Ron Howard’s ‘Rush’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – Ron Howard’s Formula 1 racing picture “Rush” is top-class entertainment as it relates the 1970s rivalry between two very different drivers with intense drama on and off the track. Chris Hemsworth (“Thor”) stars as charismatic … Continue reading

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FILM PREVIEW: ‘Rush’ – the hunt for F1 glory

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Although car chases are the backbone of most action adventure movies, few Hollywood directors have braved the circuits of real racing but now Ron Howard steps up with “Rush”. Due in the UK from StudioCanal … Continue reading

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LOCARNO FILM REVIEW: Valdis Oskarsdottir’s ‘King’s Road’

By Ray Bennett LOCARNO, Switzerland – Danish filmmaker Valdis Oskarsdottir, who won the 2004 best editing prize at the BAFTA film awards for “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” has created a winning concoction for her second feature, “King’s Road”, … Continue reading

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BERLIN FILM REVIEW: Julie Delpy’s ‘2 Days in Paris’

By Ray Bennett BERLIN – Lovers in the city of romance. Jack’s American; Marion’s French. He’s a hypochondriac; she worries about the state of the world. He’s an interior designer; she’s a photographer. He’s in a foreign city, and she’s … Continue reading

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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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