Tag Archives: Stephen Fry

FILM REVIEW: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth in ‘St. Trinian’s’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – To remake eccentric English comedies is seldom a good idea, especially the ones from Ealing Studios with all those wonderful character actors. But against all odds, the new version of “St. Trinian’s” almost pulls it off. … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Stephen Fry’s pantomime ‘Cinderella’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – The traditional British pantomime, the seasonal romp that mixes fairy tales with broad comedy and lots of innuendo, is given a gay makeover by Stephen Fry in “Cinderella” at the Old Vic. Many of the … 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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