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TIFF FILM REVIEW: ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” is altogether earnest and honourable with fine performances by Idris Elba and Naomie Harris but its natural home appears to be television rather than the movies. Director Justin Chadwick is … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Danny Boyle directs ‘Frankenstein’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Fans of Danny Boyle’s movies such as “Slumdog Millionaire” and “127 Hours” will not be surprised to learn that his return to the stage directing a new play at the National Theatre based on Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” is … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: Andy Serkis in ‘Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Rowdy and a bit ragged but wholly entertaining, Mat Whitecross’s “Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll” is a biopic of British punk rocker Ian Dury with a sensational lead performance by Andy Serkis, best … Continue reading

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