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FILM REVIEW: Bryan Cranston, Helen Mirren in ‘Trumbo’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – The infamous treatment of filmmakers in Hollywood during the communist witch hunt of the 1940s and 1950s should have made for a powerful movie but Jay Roach’s “Trumbo” misses the target.

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FILM REVIEW: The Coen Bros.’ ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – In the 1960s, the sign that it was time to leave a party was when the humourless bloke with the beard pulled out his guitar. The Coen Bros. make that guy the focus of “Inside … Continue reading

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TIFF FILM REVIEW: Michael Hazanavicius’s ‘The Artist’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – The word irresistible is bandied around a lot in reviews but it is the only way to describe Michael Hazanavicius’s marvellous black-and-white silent movie “The Artist”. A treat for film lovers, it is set in … Continue reading

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