John Harkness

Coppolas cop-out

YOUTH WITHOUT YOUTH written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola from the novella by Mircea Eliade, with Tim Roth, Alexandra Maria Lara and Bruno Ganz. A Sony Pictures Classics/Mongrel Media

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JOHN HARKNESSs Top 10 Movies

Rating: NNNNN This was a surprisingly good year, perhaps short on great films but very strong on good ones. My short list ran to about 30 films, when I usually

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The pain in Spain

THE ORPHANAGE (Juan Antonio Bayona). 110 minutes. Subtitled. Rating: NNN The longer I think about The Orphanage, the less I like it, even though I’m fond of its odd Spanish

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Kite cant fly

The Kite Runner directed by Marc Forster, written by David Benioff from Khaled Hosseinis novel, with Khalid Abdalla, Atossa Leoni, Zekeria Ebrahimi and Ahmad Khan Mahmidzada. A Paramount Vantage release.

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Dull, period

ATONEMENT (Joe Wright). 130 minutes. Opens Friday (December 7). Rating: NN Atonement was made by the Pride And Prejudice team – director Joe Wright, star Keira Knightley, costume designer Jacqueline

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Missable Mist

THE MIST (Frank Darabont). 127 minutes. Opens Friday (November 23). Rating: NN According to the internet movie Database, more than 100 films or TV shows have some kind of Stephen

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