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EDINBURGH FILM REVIEW: Robert Carlyle in ‘Summer’

By Ray Bennett EDINBURGH – Robert Carlyle and Steve Evets make a credible pair of survivors at the nasty end of life’s social stick as an ill-tempered dyslectic looking after his quadriplegic buddy in Kenny Glenaan’s uneven slice-of-life drama “Summer”. … Continue reading

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EDINBURGH FILM REVIEW: ‘Stone of Destiny’

By Ray Bennett EDINBURGH – The “Stone of Destiny” in Charles Martin Smith’s pedestrian new film is the macguffin that a group of Scottish nationalists plan to repatriate from the heart of England in order to encourage the movement for … Continue reading

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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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FILM REVIEW: Robert Carlyle in ‘Black and White’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – In a remote desert town in South Australia in 1958, a 9-year-old girl is found raped and murdered. On the flimsiest evidence, local police almost immediately arrest a young Aboriginal man and obtain a confession. … Continue reading

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