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THEATRE REVIEW: Terence Rattigan’s ‘Flare Path’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – It’s hill of beans time in Terence Rattigan’s wartime drama Flare Path as three little people realize what their problems amount to in a world made crazy by nightly bombing raids as Britain fights alone … Continue reading

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EDINBURGH FILM REVIEW: ‘The Edge of Love’

By Ray Bennett EDINBURGH — A poet, a warrior and their two lovers form a complicated quartet in John Maybury’s “The Edge of Love,” a story of wartime romance in which fidelity and trust are put to the strictest test. … Continue reading

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Edinburgh film festival preview

By Ray Bennett LONDON – The Edinburgh International Film Festival, which has moved this year from its traditional August slot to June, announced its lineup today with 142 feature films from 29 countries including 15 world premieres. The 11-day event … Continue reading

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VENICE FILM REVIEW: Lasse Hallstrom’s ‘Casanova’

By Ray Bennett VENICE – Movies with the name Casanova in the title have almost always been stinkers so it’s bold of Lasse Hallstrom to call his film simply “Casanova”, but it turns out to be a welcome exception to … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: Matthew Vaughn’s ‘Layer Cake’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – In Matthew Vaughn’s cleverly made British gangster film, the thing crooks always overlook is that the criminal world, like the English class system, is made up of layers. It’s very dangerous to forget what layer … Continue reading

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