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TIFF FILM REVIEW: Stephen Frears’s ‘Victoria and Abdul’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – That Judy Dench stars as the venerable English queen in “Victoria and Albert” tells you all you need to know about what to expect from another tale of one of the widowed monarch’s odd friendships.

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THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Pygmalion’ at the Old Vic

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Professor Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle were wrapped up in romance so convincingly in “My Fair Lady” that it’s bracing to rediscover that Bernard Shaw’s original play, “Pygmalion,” was so tart and biting. Directed by … Continue reading

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