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TIFF FILM REVIEW: Jude Law in ‘Dom Hemingway’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO: Petite and cultured Jude Law in his new film “Dom Hemingway” aspires to become a tough-guy London gangster type and fails risibly. He’s bulked up and balding but he’s more Phil Collins than Jason Statham in … Continue reading

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Meirelles’s ‘360’ to open 2011 BFI London Film Festival

By Ray Bennett Brazilian filmmaker Fernando Meirelles’ “360”, starring Rachel Weisz, Jude Law and Anthony Hopkins, will have its European premiere to open the 55th BFI London Film Festival on Wednesday Oct. 12. It has its world premiere at the Toronto … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Jude Law in ‘Hamlet’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Anyone who expects a fey and fragile prince from Jude Law in the Donmar’s new West End production of “Hamlet” is in for a surprise as he renders the troubled Dane as rugged and fit, … Continue reading

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CANNES FILM REVIEW: ‘The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus’

By Ray Bennett CANNES – The first big question about Terry Gilliam’s “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus” involves how the filmmaker managed to complete the film when his star Heath Ledger (below) died in the middle of shooting. The answer … Continue reading

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BERLIN FILM REVIEW: Sally Potter’s ‘Rage’

By Ray Bennett BERLIN – Sally Potter’s Berlin competition film “Rage” shows that no matter how shallow, pretentious, self-regarding and irrelevant the fashion industry might be, there will always be a filmmaker who is more so. The British writer and … Continue reading

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VENICE FILM REVIEW: Michael Caine, Jude Law in ‘Sleuth’

By Ray Bennett VENICE – Kenneth Branagh’s new version of the crime caper “Sleuth” looks smashing and it features several great lines by screenwriter Harold Pinter. But despite top-flight acting from Michael Caine and Jude Law, it loses its grip … Continue reading

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