Monthly Archives: January 2012

‘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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FILM REVIEW: Meryl Streep in ‘The Iron Lady’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Like lawyers for the defence with their clients, actors do not ask if the characters they play are guilty or not, they seek only to give a good account of them. Meryl Streep cannot be … Continue reading

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