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FILM REVIEW: ‘Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Aimed squarely at youngsters and families, “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time,” which had its world premiere in London on Sunday, is a handsome, fast-paced and innocuous adventure that’s easy to take but lacks … Continue reading

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BERLIN FILM REVIEW: Penelope Cruz in ‘Elegy’

By Ray Bennett BERLIN – With some fine naturalistic acting, Penelope Cruz just about saves Isabel Coixet’s gloomy drama “Elegy” from drowning in the drippy male fantasies of author Philip Roth, on whose short novel the film is based. Cruz … Continue reading

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BERLIN FILM REVIEW: ‘The Life and Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal’

By Ray Bennett BERLIN – Concentration camp survivor Simon Wiesenthal, who lost 89 relatives to the Nazis, was for many the conscience of the Holocaust. An extraordinary man who died at 96, outliving almost all of his enemies, Wiesenthal celebrated … Continue reading

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