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KFMF: Great composers light the beacon for 10th anniversary

By Ray Bennett KRAKOW – The Krakow Film Music Festival celebrated its 10th anniversary on Saturday night with a spectacular concert of movie and television themes by some of the greatest names in film composing. The three-hour show at the … Continue reading

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TIFF FILM REVIEW: Jon Stewart’s ‘Rosewater’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – U.S. comedian Jon Stewart took leave from “The Daily Show” to write and direct “Rosewater” and he has turned out an intelligent and gripping story about a newsman who is incarcerated in Iran as a … Continue reading

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TIFF FILM REVIEW: David Cronenberg’s ‘Maps to the Stars’

By Ray Bennett David Cronenberg has made some terrific pictures but his latest, “Maps to the Stars”, is not one of them. Filled with bile, it spins a risible yarn about two generations of a family who find that lust … Continue reading

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WSA Discovery of the Year nominees announced

The World Soundtrack Awards have named the five nominees for their Discovery of the Year Award for 2011, to be presented during the 11th annual celebration and concert to be held at the end of the Ghent Film Festival in … Continue reading

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Nominees set for WSA, concert to honour Ronni Chasen

By Ray Bennett The World Soundtrack Awards concert at the 38th Ghent Film Festival on Oct. 22 will be a night of mixed emotions because while it will celebrate the music of some great composers, it also will be dedicated … Continue reading

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