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‘The Artist’, ‘A Separation’ wow London critics

By Ray Bennett Entertainment’s “The Artist” and Artificial Eye’s “A Separation” were the big winners with three prizes apiece at the 32nd annual London Film Critics Circle Awards presented on Thursday. French filmmaker Michel Hazanavicius was on hand to collect … Continue reading

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‘The Artist’, ‘Tinker Tailor’ lead in Bafta film nominations

By Ray Bennett StudioCanal’s “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” and other UK films joined many of the movies that were celebrated at the Golden Globes in nominations announced today for the British Academy Film Awards. Presented on Feb. 17 by the … Continue reading

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‘The Artist’ top in Golden Globes

By Ray Bennett Entertainment’s “The Artist” and 20th Century Fox’s “The Descendants” were the big winners at the Golden Globes last night. “The Artist” took three awards including best comedy or musical, while “The Descendants” won two including best drama. … Continue reading

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Best Film in 2011: ‘The Artist’, plus more of the year’s best

By Ray Bennett Here are my choices for the best in film in 2011. Some of these films will be released in the UK over the next couple of months but they are all eligible for the major awards. Best … Continue reading

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TIFF FILM REVIEW: Michael Hazanavicius’s ‘The Artist’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – The word irresistible is bandied around a lot in reviews but it is the only way to describe Michael Hazanavicius’s marvellous black-and-white silent movie “The Artist”. A treat for film lovers, it is set in … Continue reading

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Glitz returns to the Festival de Cannes

By Ray Bennett CANNES – The champagne flowed like the old days at the 64th annual Festival de Cannes as the venerable film extravaganza drew filmmakers and stars, and lots of buyers and sellers doing business. Harvey Weinstein said it … Continue reading

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