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FILM REVIEW: Tommy Lee Jones’s ‘The Homesman’

By Ray Bennett Tommy Lee Jones told me at a recent Bafta screening that he would not want to make a movie without composer Marco Beltrami and when you see his new film “The Homesman”, you can see why.

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FILM REVIEW: Steven Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’

By Ray Bennett Steven Spielberg has done a very bold thing with his film “Lincoln” and elected with Daniel Day Lewis to portray a truly great man over one intense period toward the end of his life rather than attempt … Continue reading

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BERLIN: Great Cajun music in Tavernier’s ‘Electric Mist’

By Ray Bennett BERLIN – There are several reasons to like French director Bertrand Tavernier’s handsome and atmospheric feature “In the Electric Mist,” which had its world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival tonight, not least the sumptuous cinematography … Continue reading

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CANNES FILM REVIEW: Coen Bros.’ ‘No Country For Old Men’

By Ray Bennett CANNES – Joel and Ethan Coen’s In Competition film is titled “No Country for Old Men” but it is set in an unforgiving 1980s West Texas landscape that appears to be populated with nothing but old men. Lawmen, … Continue reading

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