Tag Archives: Peter O’Toole

Going back to ‘Back To The Future’ with Michael J. Fox

By Ray Bennett LONDON – As “Back to the Future” marks its 30th anniversary, here’s a version of a story I wrote in 1985 for the Los Angeles Herald Examiner. In 1984, Canadian actor Michael J. Fox (pictured with Christopher … Continue reading

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Restored ‘Lawrence Of Arabia’ set for Blu-ray

By Ray Bennett Held by many to be the greatest film ever made, David Lean’s 1962 masterpiece “Lawrence Of Arabia” has been completely re-mastered and restored in 4K resolution and will be re-released in cinemas and on Blu-ray Disc. A … Continue reading

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Don’t read about ‘Dean Spanley’, just go see it

By Ray Bennett If you like droll, dry and eccentric English movies then “Dean Spanley” is for you. It’s a small picture set in Edwardian times and stars Jeremy Northam, Sam Neill (pictured) and Peter O’Toole, who all perform beautifully. But … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: Stephen Fry’s ‘Bright Young Things’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Stephen Fry’s “Bright Young Things” will be judged at two levels: as an adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s classic novel “Vile Bodies” and as a film on its own merits. Possibly torn between the two, writer/director … Continue reading

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