Tag Archives: Toby Jones

TIFF FILM REVIEW: Saul Dibb’s ‘Journey’s End’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – Saul Dibb’s film version of R.C. Sherriff’s “Journey’s End”, a drama about soldiers at the front line of trench warfare, is a valiant attempt but possibly simply because it is a film, it lacks the … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Reviews, TIFF Toronto International Film Festival | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Riseborough, Jones, ‘Broken’ top British Indie Film Awards

By Ray Bennett Andrea Riseborough was named best actress for “Shadow Dancer”, Toby Jones won as best actor for “Berberian Sound Studio” and “Broken” picked up the best British film prize at the 15th British Independent Film Awards. Riseborough (pictured) … Continue reading

Posted in Film, News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

FILM REVIEW: ‘St. Trinian’s 2: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Strident, clumsy and pointless, “St. Trinian’s 2: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold” is a sequel to the 2007 attempt to revive the squealing sexy schoolgirl appeal of a series of Ealing Comedies from the 1950s. … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

TV REVIEW: Dickens’s ‘The Old Curiosity Shop’

By Ray Bennett LONDON — Far from chestnuts roasting and choristers singing, Charles Dickens’ “The Old Curiosity Shop” is a curiously bleak tale for Christmas. Famous for the death scene of a most sympathetic character, it’s a sorrowful story of … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews, Television | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment