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TIFF FILM REVIEW: Alfonso Cuaron’s ‘Gravity 3D’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – Digital and 3D filmmaking will win more fans if the movies are anywhere as good as Alfonso Cuaron’s spectacularly fine “Gravity”. The picture shows none of the seams of CGI as it depicts with breath-taking … Continue reading

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Alfonso Cuaron was shaken by Bond, but not stirred

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron (pictured) says he was going to make a James Bond picture until Joel Coen talked him out of it. Speaking in a Q&A at BAFTA in London on Friday, the director … Continue reading

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Clive Owen: Man among ‘Children’

By Ray Bennett For some reason, Metacritic read my review of “Children of Men” from the Venice International Film Festival last fall and concluded I gave it an 80% rating. In fact, I ranked Alfonso Cuaron’s extraordinary film along with … Continue reading

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VENICE FILM REVIEW: Alfonso Cuaron’s ‘Children of Men’

By Ray Bennett VENICE – In his gripping new thriller “Children of Men,” director Alfonso Cuaron takes the classic movie formula of a cynical tough guy required to see an innocent party to safe harbour and shoots it to pieces. … Continue reading

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