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34th London Film Critics’ Circle Awards nominations

British director Steve McQueen’s “12 Years a Slave” (pictured), which 20th Century Fox will release in the UK on Jan. 10, has claimed nine London Film Critics’ Circle Awards nominations including best film. Other films with multiple nominations include “Philomena” … Continue reading

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British wave the flag at TIFF

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – The Toronto International Film Festival last month sometimes seemed more like the London International Film Festival with a steady parade of British films and filmmakers. TIFF screened 288 feature films including 56 red carpet premieres … Continue reading

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TIFF FILM REVIEWS: ’12 Years a Slave’, ‘The Railway Man’, ‘Philomena’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – Of three major films at the Toronto International Film Festival that deal with slavery – “12 Years a Slave”, “The Railway Man” and “Philomena” – it’s no surprise that the most gripping is the one … Continue reading

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