Fran Bascom

  • TV

BBC World News steps up

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BBC World News, the pubcaster's 24-hour global news web, has begun broadcasting from its new home -- the hi-tech hub of New Broadcasting House.

  • Film

Review: 'Crawl'

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A very Gallic kind of moody character drama, "Crawl" treads familiar waters in depicting a hesitant romance between two loners as contrasted with another couple's marital woes in a cash-strapped…

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Review: 'Pilgrim Hill'

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A massive tragedy told in a minor key, Gerard Barrett's invisibly scripted debut captures the plight of bachelor farmers in rural Ireland -- decent men who endure hardscrabble conditions with no kin…

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