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FILM REVIEW: Danny Boyle’s ‘Steve Jobs’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Danny Boyle apparently blames the box-office failure of his film “Steve Jobs” in the U.S. on the decision by distributor Universal Studios to break it wide too early.  Universal reportedly blames the film’s leading actor, Michael … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Danny Boyle directs ‘Frankenstein’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Fans of Danny Boyle’s movies such as “Slumdog Millionaire” and “127 Hours” will not be surprised to learn that his return to the stage directing a new play at the National Theatre based on Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” is … Continue reading

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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ tops British Indie Film Awards

  By Ray Bennett LONDON – Danny Boyle’s “Slumdog Millionaire” (pictured), a tale of a young boy from Mumbai who becomes a surprise success on “Who Wants To Be a Millionaire”, was named best film at the British Independent Film … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo’s ’28 Weeks Later’

By Ray Bennett When a movie costs an estimated $8 million to make and pulls in a reported $82 million at the boxoffice worldwide, a sequel is inevitable. What’s not so predictable is that the sequel will be as good.

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FILM REVIEW: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo’s ’28 Weeks Later’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Spanish director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo’s “28 Weeks Later”, a sequel to Danny Boyle’s admired zombie chiller “28 Days Later”, is a ferociously entertaining thriller with sympathetic characters, stunning set pieces and pulsating excitement.

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