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Mike Hodges: a brilliant filmmaker and great company

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Mike Hodges, who has died aged 90, was one of the greatest British filmmakers but producers often didn’t know what to do with him. He made only nine feature films but they include four splendid … Continue reading

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BFI to screen sci-fi spectacular at British Museum

By Ray Bennett The BFI has announced a sci-fi film spectacular called “Sci-fi: Days of Fear and Wonder” with classic titles to kick off in the grounds of the British Museum in London on the August bank holiday weekend.

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EDINBURGH FILM REVIEW: ‘I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead’

By Ray Bennett EDINBURGH – “Most thoughts are memories, and memories deceive,” says Will Graham, the central character played by Clive Owen (above and below) in director Mike Hodges’ new film. In Graham’s case, the deceptive memories are of a … Continue reading

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