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TIFF FILM REVIEW: Clive Owen in ‘Trust’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – The title of David Schwimmer’s understated drama “Trust” derives from children and parents who have too much of it when dealing with the potential perils of internet chat rooms. Clive Owen provides a wrenching study … 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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EDINBURGH FILM REVIEW: ‘I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead’

By Ray Bennett EDINBURGH – “Most thoughts are memories, and memories deceive,” says Will Graham, the central character played by Clive Owen (above and below) in director Mike Hodges’ new film. In Graham’s case, the deceptive memories are of a … Continue reading

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