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  • Film Review: 'Castles in the Sky'

    "Making the invisible visible" is the objective that Scottish physicist Robert Watson-Watt repeatedly claims to pursue in "Castles in the Sky." It's also what Gillies MacKinnon's staid but affable biopic seeks to do for its human subject, placing a soft spotlight on a little-portrayed figure whose greatest innovation -- radar technology -- is so essential as to be easily taken for granted. Focusing on Watson-Watt's collaboration with the British air ministry prior to the outbreak of the Second World War, this blandly crafted BBC production counts on star Eddie Izzard's warm eccentricity to animate dry material; bound for television screens at home, the Edinburgh fest premiere will raise only modest ancillary airwaves elsewhere.
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Queen and Country'

    John Boorman has gone back to the wellspring of personal experience that so richly informed his 1987 "Hope and Glory" for "Queen and Country," and the result is a modest but pleasing return to form for 81-year-old British director, here making his first...

    Review: 'The Paradise' on PBS a soapy take on retail store's rise

    A pleasingly soapy story of beating hearts and changing times, "The Paradise," which begins Sunday on PBS, takes the 1883 Émile Zola department-store novel "Au Bonheur des Dames" (The Ladies' Paradise) and transfers the action from Paris to the north of...