Tag Archives: Miranda Richardson

‘Boyhood’, ‘Under the Skin’ top London critics’ awards

By Ray Bennett The London Critics’ Circle Film Awards on Sunday shared the plaudits among several films including “Boyhood”, which won three prizes, and “Under the Skin”, which won two.

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Miranda Richardson to receive Critics’ Circle’s top prize

Delighted that the wonderful Miranda Richardson will be honoured at the Critics’ Circle Film Awards on Sunday. Sat next to her at a Fox dinner at the Toronto International Film Festival two or three years ago and she is delightful company … Continue reading

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TIFF FILM REVIEW: ‘Made in Dagenham’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – The real-life tale of a group of female machinists who took on the Ford Motor Company in England and earned equal pay for women gets a rousing and entertaining telling in Nigel Cole’s crowd-pleasing “Made … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: Aishwarya Rai in ‘Provoked: A True Story’

By Ray Bennett Spousal abuse is ugly in any form and the subject is important but Eros International’s “Provoked: A True Story” sadly is not. Just released in the U.K., it is directed by Jag Mundhra and stars Aishwarya Rai and … Continue reading

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TV REVIEW: Bill Nighy, Emily Blunt in ‘Gideon’s Daughter’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – No one does preoccupied better than Bill Nighy and playing to his strength as a serenely detached public relations guru just about saves writer/director Stephen Poliakoff’s ponderous story of family alienation, “Gideon’s Daughter.” The film … Continue reading

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