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‘American Hustle’, ‘Gravity’ top Oscar nominations

By Ray Bennett “American Hustle” and “Gravity” picked up 10 nominations apiece including best picture to lead the pack in the Academy Awards to be presented on March 2.

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‘Gravity’ leads Bafta film awards nominations

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Warner Bros.’ space thriller “Gravity” leads the British Academy Film Awards nominations with 11 including best picture, best director for Alfonso Cuaron and best actress for Sandra Bullock.

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Top 10 movies of 2013

By Ray Bennett It’s a very tough call to rank the best movies of 2013 as the top bunch are all so good, but here’s my list:

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34th London Film Critics’ Circle Awards nominations

British director Steve McQueen’s “12 Years a Slave” (pictured), which 20th Century Fox will release in the UK on Jan. 10, has claimed nine London Film Critics’ Circle Awards nominations including best film. Other films with multiple nominations include “Philomena” … Continue reading

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TIFF FILM REVIEWS: ’12 Years a Slave’, ‘The Railway Man’, ‘Philomena’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – Of three major films at the Toronto International Film Festival that deal with slavery – “12 Years a Slave”, “The Railway Man” and “Philomena” – it’s no surprise that the most gripping is the one … Continue reading

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