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TIFF FILM REVIEW: Natalie Portman in ‘Jackie’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – Chilean director Pablo Larrain’s “Jackie” purports to tell what Jacqueline Kennedy did in the immediate aftermath of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. If the film is to be believed, the answer is: not … Continue reading

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TIFF FILM REVIEW: Al Pacino in ‘The Humbling’

By Ray Bennett Barry Levinson’s “The Humbling”, starring Al Pacino as an actor past his prime, is an example of how a lousy novel can sometimes make a good movie. Philip Roth’s pretentious and sexist 2009 novel tells of an … Continue reading

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