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TIFF FILM REVIEW: Gemma Arterton in ‘Their Finest’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – Lone Scherfig’s “Their Finest” is a crowd-pleasing British World War II comedy that tells of a hapless group of filmmakers at work on a morale-boosting movie with outstanding performances by Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Jeremy Irons in ‘Never So Good’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Jeremy Irons gives a masterful performance as an old-school politician grappling with a rapidly changing world in “Never So Good” at London’s National Theatre, but the play itself offers biography more than great drama. Irons … Continue reading

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VENICE FILM REVIEW: Lasse Hallstrom’s ‘Casanova’

By Ray Bennett VENICE – Movies with the name Casanova in the title have almost always been stinkers so it’s bold of Lasse Hallstrom to call his film simply “Casanova”, but it turns out to be a welcome exception to … Continue reading

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