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TIFF FILM REVIEW: Joseph Gordon-Levitt in ‘Looper’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – Ryan Johnson’s “Looper”, which opened the Toronto International Film Festival, is a time-travel science fiction adventure that has plenty of action but still takes time to deal with human drama and ask existential questions. It … Continue reading

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TV REVIEW: Bill Nighy, Emily Blunt in ‘Gideon’s Daughter’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – No one does preoccupied better than Bill Nighy and playing to his strength as a serenely detached public relations guru just about saves writer/director Stephen Poliakoff’s ponderous story of family alienation, “Gideon’s Daughter.” The film … Continue reading

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EIFF FILM REVIEW: Pawel Pawlikowski’s ‘My Summer of Love’

By Ray Bennett EDINBURGH – A working-class tomboy on a moped with no motor meets a young patrician beauty on horseback in the Yorkshire countryside. They begin an unlikely friendship and it is no surprise, given the film’s title, that … Continue reading

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