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Imagine a horror film directed by Mike Leigh and you’ll have an idea of what’s in store from Ben Wheatley’s Sightseers, a darkly comic road movie in which a bumbling Brummie couple’s caravan tour through northern England turns into a … Continue reading
A truly powerful story about the gradual revelation of a family’s deceptions and deceits, Secrets & Lies achieves its impact through director Mike Leigh‘s clever approach to filming. Rather than let the actors know the full story before shooting the … Continue reading
Romance in Hollywood films is so skewed towards the young that it comes as something of a shock to encounter in Hope Springs a film tackling the trials of a mature married couple. Meryl Streep’s placid, mousy Kay and Tommy … Continue reading
Someone who: …often outstays her welcome …never invites you to her place and rarely asks you about yourself and your life. …often drinks a little too much, and possibly smokes too. …becomes overly tactile when drunk. …is overly critical of … Continue reading
There’s a scene in Mike Leigh‘s latest film Another Year where the main character Mary (Lesley Manville) sits between her friends Gerri (Ruth Sheen) and Tom (Jim Broadbent). She’s drunk a little too much wine, she’s slurring slightly and repeating … Continue reading
Couch Potato rounds off a week of Mike Leigh with Another Year, another movie and ‘another cheesy pineapple one?’
Mike Leigh‘s new movie Another Year came out at cinemas yesterday. And, breaking all the rules of Couch Potatodom, I’m abandoning the sofa later to go and see it. Well I had to really – I’ve been plunging myself into … Continue reading
I can’t decide. Is Mike Leigh‘s latest film a duck or a rabbit? An odd question, I admit, but please bear with me. I’ve watched a score of his films over the years and I still can’t make up my … Continue reading
So, continuing my week of Mike Leigh pickings, I’m going Naked today. Calm down, I don’t mean literally. I wouldn’t inflict that on anyone besides my nearest and dearest! I’m talking Mike Leigh‘s Naked, which is the bleak tale of … Continue reading
This Mike Leigh film makes me giggle. It presents a window into the life of Poppy (Sally Hawkins), a cheery North London primary school teacher who always tries to look on the bright side of life. And, even though it … Continue reading
Mike Leigh films have been the subject of my daily pickings this week. Have you noticed? He’s one of my fave directors, so, in the lead up to the release of his new film Another Year on Friday, I’m looking … Continue reading