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Articles Tagged 'Mr. Turner'

Academy Awards

Benedict, Keira, Rosamund and Eddie: the Oscar Nominations 2015

The nominations for the 87th Academy Awards are in, and it looks set to be another exciting night for British talent, with mentions for most of the biggest British talents who had been expected to appear on the list (with the possible exception of Selma‘s David Oyelowo). The Imitation Game did particularly well, being nominated for […]

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WATCH: ‘Mr. Turner’s Mike Leigh Keeps Oscars in Perspective

British director Mike Leigh’s film Mr. Turner, received seven nominations at the London Film Critics’ Circle Awards, more than any other picture. Many critics have been impressed with this biographical portrait of the British landscape painter J.M.W. Turner, particularly by Timothy Spall’s acting in the title role, as well as the direction and cinematography. Although the […]

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WATCH: Timothy Spall on Learning to Paint for Prize-Winning Role

Timothy Spall was in New York doing promotional interviews for his celebrated portrayal of the British landscape painter J.M.W Turner in the film Mr. Turner when he found himself somewhat unexpectedly the recipient of the prestigious New York Film Critics Circle Best Actor prize. The award makes him a more viable candidate in the forthcoming […]