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Harry Benson: Shoot First

The filmmakers are themselves too celebrity besotted to comment in a meaningful way on how Benson’s career balanced depictions of the rich and famous with…

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Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

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Israeli cheers: Up with 'Instinct'!

From: Shirley Smalheiser, Mitzpe Ramon, Israel

You should've given "Basic Instinct 2" the 4 stars the last line of your review suggested. My husband & I saw this film yesterday in Israel. We loved it. It's a romp... it's fun... it's beautifully mounted...it's unabashedly tintillating... Sharon Stone is gorgeous.... It's a mystery that leaves you wondering and discussing the ending
with others, just as did the original. What else do you want from a movie? So the plot is outrageous...So What? Just suspend disbelieve and sit back and enjoy!

Shirley Smalheiser

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