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TIFF FILM REVIEW: Richard Ayoade’s ‘Submarine’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – Joe Dunthorne’s delightfully idiosyncratic 2008 novel “Submarine,” in which a smart and eccentrically gifted 15-year-old muses about school, girls, movies, parents and life in general, is the kind of book that almost never is made … Continue reading

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LOCARNO FILM REVIEW: Alessandro Baricco’s ‘Lecture 21’

By Ray Bennett LOCARNO, Switzerland – Italian director Alessandro Baricco’s English-language “Lecture 21” is a treat for lovers of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony and filmgoers who enjoy sumptuous images accompanied by splendid music. The film explores the substance of a fictional … Continue reading

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