Tag Archives: ‘The Master’

Twenty of the best films of the century so far

  By Ray Bennett LONDON – The New York Times critics have named their choices of the best movies of the 21st century so far. They include titles such as “I’m Not There”, “L’Enfant” and “The 40-Year Old Virgin” but … Continue reading

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London Critics’ Circle Awards honour ‘The Master’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Joaquin Phoenix (pictured) was named best actor and Philip Seymour Hoffman best supporting actor for “The Master” while Ang Lee won as best director for “Life of Pi” as Michael Haneke’s “Amour” picked up three … Continue reading

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Best in film in 2012: ‘Lincoln’ tops my list

By Ray Bennett For the first time in a long time there are several films this year that would make an excellent choice as best picture along with a raft of great performances. Below are my picks. My yardstick has … Continue reading

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‘The Master’, ‘Amour’ top London critics awards nominations

By Ray Bennett Entertainment Film’s “The Master” and Artificial Eye’s “Amour” topped the 33rd London Critics’ Circle Film Awards nominations with seven each including film of the year. “The Master”, which Entertainment in Video will release on Blu-ray and DVD … Continue reading

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PREVIEW: Q1 movies to engage and entertain

By Ray Bennett The barrage of outdoor summer entertainment did not have the negative impact on moviegoing the industry feared and with awards season under way prospects for Q1 look good. The directors of Warner Bros.’ upcoming “Cloud Atlas”, an … Continue reading

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TIFF FILM REVIEW: Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘The Master’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – Paul Thomas Anderson’s complex and accomplished film “The Master” addresses the conflict between the puritan and hedonist traditions of the United States as it adjusts to its new potential and place in the world after … Continue reading

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