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By Brigid Brown | Posted on September 13th, 2013
Both critically acclaimed, British filmmakers Mike Leigh and Terence Davies, illustrate the human spirit in their narrative films, taking different cinematic approaches.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on April 7th, 2011
The director Mike Leigh has been discussing the motivation for working the way he does, making films about predominantly working-class characters with dark emotional secrets in their lives, and has come to the conclusion that it’s ...
As the seemingly endless, Louboutin-shod march to the Academy Awards on February 27 continues, all eyes will focus on London this Sunday (February 13) evening when the British Academy of Film and Television Arts hands out its coveted ...
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on January 26th, 2011
She’d won the National Board of Review award for Best Actress and raves galore from critics. So when the Oscar nominations were announced yesterday (January 25), why did Lesley Manville come up empty for her raw, riveting, ...
By Tom Brook | Posted on January 11th, 2011
Britain’s Lesley Manville will be in New York tonight (January 11) to pick up a prestigious Best Actress award from the National Board of Review for her role in Mike Leigh’s latest picture Another Year. There is also talk she may ...
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on January 3rd, 2011
Lesley Manville‘s performance as self-pitying drunkard Mary in Mike Leigh‘s Another Year has won her many plaudits stateside, including the National Board of Review’s Best Actress prize. (Read Leah Rozen‘s ...
Former People Magazine film critic Leah Rozen continues Anglophenia’s look back at 2010 with her selections for the top 5 best British movies of the year. You can read her previous column on ‘Black Swan’ and ‘The ...