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Sunday Herald Life - - FILM REVIEW - By Da­mon Smith

Daphne (15)

London res­tau­rant cook Daphne (Emily Beecham, pic­tured right) is a sin­gle­ton who en­joys flirt­ing with her mar­ried boss (Tom Vaugh­an­Lawlor) and en­ter­tains ro­man­tic over­tures from a night­club bouncer (Nathaniel Martello-White). Out­side the bed­room, she reads phi­los­o­phy books and strug­gles to con­nect to her mother (Geral­dine James), who has em­braced Bud­dhism and mind­ful­ness. When Daphne wit­nesses a bru­tal stab­bing, her care­free at­ti­tude crum­bles and she seeks so­lace in the bot­tle.

Flat­lin­ers (15)

In 1990, di­rec­tor Joel Schu­macher cast Kevin Ba­con, Wil­liam Bald­win, Oliver Platt, Ju­lia Roberts and Kiefer Suther­land in an out­landish thriller about med­i­cal stu­dents who hope to find out what lies be­yond death by in­ten­tion­ally flatlin­ing then re­sus­ci­tat­ing each other us­ing a de­fib­ril­la­tor. Dan­ish di­rec­tor Niels Ar­den Oplev hopes to im­prove on the orig­i­nal with this be­lated se­quel, which repli­cates the life-or­death in­ter­ro­ga­tions of the first film. Suther­land is the only re­turn­ing cast mem­ber.

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