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When Warren Beatty changed Hollywood forever

By Ray Bennett LONDON – One afternoon early in September 1967, the film writers and critics of London gathered in a West End cinema for a screening of a gangster movie starring a pretty-boy Hollywood actor. The cinema was packed … Continue reading

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‘McCabe & Mrs. Miller’ villain Hugh Millais dies at 79

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Hugh Millais, who utters the fateful line that changes everything for John McCabe in my all-time favorite movie, Robert Altman’s “McCabe & Mrs. Miller” (1971), has died aged 79. As the menacing Butler, who comes to … Continue reading

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Films about newspapers, like newspapers, are a dying breed

By Ray Bennett Watching the final edition of The Los Angeles Herald Examiner roll off the presses in November 1989 remains one of the most haunting memories of my life and it’s a tragedy that more papers are going bust. … Continue reading

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