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FILM REVIEW: Tommy Lee Jones’s ‘The Homesman’

By Ray Bennett Tommy Lee Jones told me at a recent Bafta screening that he would not want to make a movie without composer Marco Beltrami and when you see his new film “The Homesman”, you can see why.

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TIFF FILM REVIEW: Hilary Swank in ‘Conviction’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – Tony Goldwyn’s “Conviction” is a soundly constructed tale of an individual fighting against a travesty of justice with Hilary Swank as a high school dropout who devotes her life to becoming a lawyer in order … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: Hilary Swank in ‘Amelia’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Freckle-faced, prairie-voiced and fiercely independent, Hilary Swank’s depiction of aviator Amelia Earhart in Mira Nair’s biographical film “Amelia” is of a high order. It ranks with recent real-life portrayals of Ray Charles by Jamie Foxx … Continue reading

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