Tag Archives: Christopher Plummer

FILM REVIEW: Paul Bettany, Maggie Q in ‘Priest’

By Ray Bennett LONDON — “Priest”, directed by Scott Stewart, is a short, dour and stodgy creature feature with average 3D effects that draws on so many film influences from westerns, action adventures and sci-fi tales that what fun there … Continue reading

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‘Up’ director Pete Docter talks about his fly-away hit

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Pete Docter says that many people seem to have the impression that making computer animation is easy: “Somehow, they think, oh, it’s computers. You just type in ‘make movie’ and enter. They have the thought … Continue reading

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CANNES FILM REVIEW: ‘The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus’

By Ray Bennett CANNES – The first big question about Terry Gilliam’s “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus” involves how the filmmaker managed to complete the film when his star Heath Ledger (below) died in the middle of shooting. The answer … Continue reading

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CANNES: Pixar’s animated ‘Up’ and away in 3D

By Ray Bennett CANNES – Pixar’s 10th movie, “Up” opened the Festival de Cannes on Wednesday and it should prove as popular at the box office as all their other creations. Walt Disney releases ‘Up’ in the US on May 29 … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: Christopher Plummer in ‘The Man in the Chair’

By Ray Bennett There are not many good movies about making movies because the moviemakers tend to take everything far too seriously and forget that it’s only a movie. It’s all the more pleasing then that journeyman director Michael Schroeder … Continue reading

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