Tag Archives: Anne Hathaway

FILM REVIEW: Christopher Nolan’s ‘Interstellar’

By Ray Bennett Christopher Nolan’s entertaining sci-fi epic “Interstellar” is a swashbuckling adventure set in the far reaches of space with a mix of scientific fact and flimflam, and lots of black holes, wormholes and plot holes.

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FILM REVIEW: Woe are they: ‘Les Miserables’

By Ray Bennett Fans of the musical “Les Miserables” guarantee that it will make you cry, and they are right. Like the stage show, the film is a near three-hour wallow in a swamp of misery with an endless litany … Continue reading

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Lots of awards contenders in UK January film releases

By Ray Bennett The January UK release schedule is chock-a-block with awards contenders including two with much-anticipated Kate Winslet performances, another with Anne Hathaway, and several films featuring potential BAFTA and Oscar candidates for best actor such as Benicio Del … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: Anne Hathaway in ‘Becoming Jane’

By Ray Bennett The new Austen biography, “Becoming Jane,” provided the lone oasis of moderate pleasures in the Top 5 U.K. box office at the weekend. Eddie Murphy’s latest embarrassment, “Norbit,” claimed the top spot with $3.8 million with noisy … Continue reading

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An Irish eye for Austen film ‘Becoming Jane’

By Ray Bennett Production notes provided by film companies to journalists are often full of bumpf and drivel but the press pack for “Becoming Jane” has lots of good stuff about the movie’s locations. Julian Jarrold’s film treats Jane Austen … Continue reading

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