Tag Archives: Tom Wilkinson

TIFF FILM REVIEW: Mick Jackson’s ‘Denial’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – Mick Jackson’s “Denial” tells of a loudmouth who calls himself an outsider and makes offensively racist comments that he claims are jokes. No, it’s not Donald J. Trump, it’s a British writer named David Irving, … Continue reading

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TIFF FILM REVIEW: Oliver Stone’s ‘Snowden’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – Oliver Stone’s docudrama “Snowden”, with Joseph Gordon-Levitt as NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden, is a typically well-crafted Stone film that combines biography with a passionate defense of the man’s actions. Snowden is a hero in Stone’s … Continue reading

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EDINBURGH FILM REVIEW: ‘Jackboots on Whitehall’

By Ray Bennett EDINBURGH – Some top UK stars, including Ewan McGregor, Alan Cumming, Tom Wilkinson and Rosamund Pike, lend their voices to the characters in “Jackboots on Whitehall,” a puppet animation comedy in the spirit of “Team America” but … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: Ray Winstone in ’44-inch Chest’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – When a man’s wife breaks the news that she has met someone else after 21 years of marriage, the husband and four friends kidnap her lover while they decide if they should kill him in Malcolm … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: George Clooney in ‘Michael Clayton’

By Ray Bennett Tony Gilroy’s gripping thriller “Michael Clayton” starring George Clooney, which previews in the U.K. today and opens Friday, is the writer turned director’s second topnotch film in 2007. Paul Greengrass directed Gilroy’s script for the hugely entertaining … Continue reading

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VENICE FILM REVIEW: Woody Allen’s ‘Cassandra’s Dream’

By Ray Bennett VENICE, Italy — Woody Allen’s “Cassandra’s Dream” is a humourless misfire that wastes the talents of some fine actors including Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell and Tom Wilkinson as it continues the mystery of Colin Farrell’s appeal to … Continue reading

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