Tag Archives: Michael Sheen

TIFF FILM REVIEW: Tom Ford’s ‘Nocturnal Animals’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – Tom Ford’s “Nocturnal Animals”, starring Amy Adams and Jake Gylenhaal, is a handsome but fragmented drama about a woman in her 40s who feels alienated from life until a novel written by a former husband … Continue reading

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TV REVIEW: Michael Sheen in ‘Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa!’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Kenneth Williams, whose sucked-in cheeks, rolled eyes and stretched vowels were known best internationally from the cheerfully vulgar “Carry On” comedies, was born a princess who longed for a Prince Charming but was far too … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Frost/Nixon’ at the Donmar

By Ray Bennett LONDON – President Richard Nixon had a great many enemies, real and imagined, but the one that finally did him in was television, as playwright Peter Morgan shows in his insightful and entertaining new play “Frost/Nixon” at … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: Stephen Fry’s ‘Bright Young Things’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Stephen Fry’s “Bright Young Things” will be judged at two levels: as an adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s classic novel “Vile Bodies” and as a film on its own merits. Possibly torn between the two, writer/director … Continue reading

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