Tag Archives: Angelina Jolie

FILM REVIEW: ‘American Sniper’ and ‘Unbroken’

By Ray Bennett Upcoming Hollywood war films “American Sniper” and “Unbroken” are long and grim with a great deal of violence and suffering and they just seem … empty. Directed by Clint Eastwood, “American Sniper” tells of Chris Kyle (Bradley … Continue reading

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CANNES FILM REVIEW: Angelina Jolie in ‘A Mighty Heart’

By Ray Bennett CANNES – Michael Winterbottom’s expertly fashioned documentary-style drama “A Mighty Heart” relates the intense manhunt launched in Pakistan when jihadists kidnapped Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002. Angelina Jolie delivers a well-measured and moving performance … Continue reading

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No British films in competition at Festival de Cannes

By Ray Bennett The U.K. Film Council has put on a brave face in reaction to the news that not one British movie will be shown In Competition or in the Un Certain Regard sidebar at the Festival de Cannes … Continue reading

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