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TIFF FILM REVIEW: Joe Wright’s ‘Darkest Hour’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – Gary Oldman is an unlikely choice to play Winston Churchill but his portrayal of the iconic British statesman in Joe Wright’s ‘Darkest Hour’ is masterful and bound for all the major awards. He is supported … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: Sam Taylor-Wood’s ‘Nowhere Boy’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Sam Taylor-Wood’s “Nowhere Boy” is a passable look at the early life of John Lennon when he was estranged from his mother and raised by his aunt. Fans who hope to discover more about the … Continue reading

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OLIVIER AWARDS: Wins for Ejiofor, Scott Thomas, ‘Hairspray’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Chiwetel Ejiofor and Kristin Scott Thomas (left) and the Broadway smash “Hairspray” won top honors Sunday at the Laurence Olivier Awards, Britain’s equivalent of the Tony Awards. Ejiofor was named best actor for his title … Continue reading

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BERLIN FILM REVIEW: ‘The Other Boleyn Girl’

By Ray Bennett BERLIN – Anne Boleyn was the one who managed to stay alive married to England’s King Henry VIII for 1000 days but her sister Mary in “The Other Boleyn Girl” would have been his queen if only … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Pirandello’s ‘As You Desire Me’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Kristin Scott Thomas eclipses the memory of Greta Garbo on the London stage with an impeccable performance in the silent screen star’s role in “As You Desire Me” following Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio’s unforgettable fading ballerina … Continue reading

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