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 […]