Tag Archives: Universal Pictures

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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TIFF FILM REVIEW: ‘The Riot Club’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – Lone Scherfig’s pedestrian film “The Riot Club” follows 10 rich hooligans as they act out the delusion that they have class, style and taste as they gorge on excessive food and drink at a gastropub, … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street” is a blend of “Wall Street” without the great speeches, “Caligula” with the decadence and the porn and “Scarface” with the drugs but without the machine guns. It’s … Continue reading

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Clive Owen: Man among ‘Children’

By Ray Bennett For some reason, Metacritic read my review of “Children of Men” from the Venice International Film Festival last fall and concluded I gave it an 80% rating. In fact, I ranked Alfonso Cuaron’s extraordinary film along with … Continue reading

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