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FILM REVIEW: Woody Allen’s ‘Blue Jasmine’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO: Woody Allen’s “Blue Jasmine” is the work of a seasoned filmmaker in full command of his considerable gifts as he tells of two sisters who each in their way rely on the kindness of strangers. Cate … Continue reading

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CANNES: Woody goes Spanish for ‘Barcelona’ soundtrack

By Ray Bennett CANNES – As usual, Woody Allen has scored his new movie, “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” (which stars Penelope Cruz, left) with synch tracks but instead of the American standards that accompany his Manhattan movies, this time he’s gone … Continue reading

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CANNES FILM REVIEW BRIEF: ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona’

By Ray Bennett CANNES – Woody Allen and cinematographer Javier Aguirresarobe (“The Sea Inside,” “The Others”) make the most of the scenery in the comedy “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”, which screened Out of Competition at the Festival de Cannes, but the … Continue reading

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VENICE FILM REVIEW: Woody Allen’s ‘Cassandra’s Dream’

By Ray Bennett VENICE, Italy — Woody Allen’s “Cassandra’s Dream” is a humourless misfire that wastes the talents of some fine actors including Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell and Tom Wilkinson as it continues the mystery of Colin Farrell’s appeal to … Continue reading

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