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TIFF FILM REVIEW: Steve McQueen’s ‘Widows’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – Forget the shallow glitz of ‘Ocean’s 8’, the women in Steve McQueen’s full-of-surprises caper movie ‘Widow’ really mean business. The British filmmaker (‘Hunger’, ‘2 Years a Slave’) brings his serious view of the world to … Continue reading

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TIFF FILM REVIEW: Downey Jr. and Duvall in ‘The Judge’

By Ray Bennett Robert Downey Jr. stakes a claim as a serious actor in David Dobkin’s family and courtroom drama “The Judge” and thanks largely to past master Robert Duvall he makes it. It’s a familiar tale. The two stars … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: Tom Cruise in ‘Jack Reacher’

By Ray Bennett For the millions of fans of crime writer Lee Child’s bestselling novels, Jack Reacher is 6-foot-5 with a barrel chest and fists like hams. Tom Cruise is not. For the majority of Cruise fans who have not … Continue reading

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