ANONYMOUS Review

     October 27, 2011

[This is a re-print of my review from the 2011 Toronto Film Festival] In Anonymous, Edward de Vere, the Earl of Oxford (Rhys Ifans) tells young playwright Ben Jonson (Sebastian Armesto), “All artists have something to say because otherwise they’d …

TIFF 2011: ANONYMOUS Review

     September 15, 2011

In Anonymous, Edward de Vere, the Earl of Oxford (Rhys Ifans) tells young playwright Ben Jonson (Sebastian Armesto), “All artists have something to say because otherwise they’d just make shoes.”  It’s a funny quote when you consider that director Roland …