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LOCARNO FILM REVIEW: Eva Green, Matt Smith in ‘Womb’

By Ray Bennett LOCARNO, Switzerland – There is an old joke about a woman who had a glass bellybutton. She had a womb with a view, which is more than can be said for Benedek Fliegauf’s “Womb”, a sappy drama … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Polly Stenham’s ‘That Face’

By Ray Bennett Polly Stenham wrote “That Face,” a play about the disintegration of a well-off family, when she was 19 but you wouldn’t know it until the shrieking of two siblings and their estranged parents goes from strident to … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Christian Slater in ‘Swimming With Sharks’

By Ray Bennett Hollywood loves to think its corporate monsters are worse than in any other business, as George Huang demonstrated in his scabrous 1994 film “Swimming With Sharks”. Now, British writer Michael Lesslie has rendered the story onstage and Christian … Continue reading

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