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TIFF FILM REVIEW: Alan Rickman’s ‘A Little Chaos’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – Handsome and creditable, Alan Rickman’s period drama “A Little Chaos”, about the only woman to design an attraction at Louis XIV’s Versailles gardens, is more dogged than inspired. Kate Winslett plays Madame Sabine De Barra, … Continue reading

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TIFF FILM REVIEW: Bill Murray in ‘Hyde Park On Hudson’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – At a time when political invective has reached new lows with the media complicit in its extremes, “Hyde Park On Hudson” tells of a time when politics and the press were handled with the greatest … Continue reading

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Toronto International Film Festival kicks off

By Ray Bennett The 37th annual Toronto International Film Festival gets under way on Sept. 6 with the world premiere of “Looper” and a slate that will include several new British movies including an animated tribute to Monty Python’s Graham … 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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FILM REVIEW: Ray Winstone in ’44-inch Chest’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – When a man’s wife breaks the news that she has met someone else after 21 years of marriage, the husband and four friends kidnap her lover while they decide if they should kill him in Malcolm … Continue reading

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London Film Festival to have 15 world premieres

By Ray Bennett The 52nd London Film Festival will feature 15 world premieres and just as many international and European debuts after it kicks off with Ron Howard’s screen version of Peter Morgan’s hit play “Frost/Nixon” on Oct. 15 including … Continue reading

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