Articles Tagged 'Ruth Sheen'

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Brit Binge Watching: Mike Leigh and Terence Davies Films You Can View Online

Both critically acclaimed, British filmmakers¬†Mike Leigh and Terence Davies, illustrate the human spirit in their narrative films, taking different cinematic approaches.¬†Here are three films from each, which you can watch online: Mike Leigh 1. Happy-Go-Lucky In this breakthrough role, Sally Hawkins portrays Poppy, an eternally happy school teacher. She’s 30-years-old, single, loves her job, loves […]

Leah Rozen Film Review: Mike Leigh’s ‘Another Year’

Like a miner with an instinct for finding the richest vein, British director-writer Mike Leigh digs through the quotidian details and routines of ordinary existence to turn up treasure. In his terrific latest film, Another Year, the filmmaker behind Secrets & Lies, Vera Drake, and Happy-Go-Lucky again finds drama, heartache and happiness in the seemingly […]