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  1. To Set The Mood In Period Drama, A Composer Paints Around The EmotionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | National Public Radio

    ... working with actors on someone else's music, Yershon began composing original scores for Leigh. The first was Happy-Go-Lucky , a film about the daily tribulations of a relentlessly cheery schoolteacher; then came Another Year , about a comfortably ...

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  2. To Set The Mood In Period Drama, A Composer Paints Around The EmotionsRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... working with actors on someone else's music, Yershon began composing original scores for Leigh. The first was Happy-Go-Lucky , a film about the daily tribulations of a relentlessly cheery schoolteacher; then came Another Year , about a comfortably ...

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  3. Queen & Country: Patriotism Without Jingoism Armond White 59 minutes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | National Review Online

    Looking back, his life seems charmed yet it taught difficult lessons that would serve him well for appreciating his family of fellow eccentrics and in his artistic pursuit to better understand human behavior. Queen & Country 's oddity starts with its expounding on ethical, even traditional, virtues through its rebellious protagonist Bill Rohan , the film's young Boorman figure.

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  4. Mr. TurnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Memphis Flyer

    Mike Leigh is one of the indisputable titans of contemporary cinema, but his latest film - which shows us 19th-century England through the eyes of acclaimed landscape painter and grunting, ill-natured ogre Joseph Mallord William Turner - is an altogether less pleasurable affair than either 2010's Another Year or 2008's Happy-Go-Lucky . Mr. Turner is a long, lumpy, and weirdly dull film; for nearly half of its 150-minute run time, period details, production design, and first-rate location scouting threaten to trump any of the half-formed human and social drama on display.

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  5. 'The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2014: Live Action': Film ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... glimpses at a ticking clock), The film gives Hawkins little room for the kind of unexpected choices seen in Happy-Go-Lucky and Blue Jasmine . Occasional moments of questionable sentimentality in the script don't detract much from the familiar but ...

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  6. Paddington review: Horrible trailer, enjoyable filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Examiner.com

    Whoever put together the trailer for the Paddington film is a complete moron. Clearly the studio execs thought that trying to sell the film to people who enjoy humor of the lowest common denominator would get the cheeks in the seats.

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  7. Addison's February Film JournalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... Turner (Timothy Spall)-is an altogether less pleasurable affair than either 2010's Another Year or 2008's Happy-Go-Lucky . Mr. Turner is a long, lumpy, and weirdly dull film; for nearly half of its 150-minute run time, period details, production ...

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  8. Mike Leigh is thrilled with his Bafta FellowshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Hampshire Chronicle

    ... a soft spot for a film you might not have heard of called Meantime. And I've got a softer spot for Naked than Happy-Go-Lucky."

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  9. Review: a Mr. Turnera a complex portrait of an artistRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Cape Cod Times

    ... as much as my uninformed mind could. The biopic "Mr. Turner," written and directed by the great Mike Leigh ("Happy-Go-Lucky," "Naked"), offers the same challenges and complexity as the artist's work. I've seen the film twice, got much more out of it ...

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  10. a Mr. Turnera a complex portrait of an artistRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Cape Cod Times

    ... mind could. The biopic “Mr. Turner,” written and directed by the great Mike Leigh (“Happy-Go-Lucky,” “Naked”), offers the same challenges and complexity as the artist's work. I've seen the film twice, got ...

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  11. Still Life - Film ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | NME

    Permanently downtrodden Eddie Marsan portrays British misery expertly. He's a perfect fit as John May, a London council worker who searches for relatives of people who die alone, in this bleak film in which static camerawork and uneasy long scenes create a morose atmosphere.

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  12. Mike Leigh to be honoured with BAFTA FellowshipRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Indian Television

    ... and Career Girls , Topsy-Turvy , All Or Nothing , Vera Drake (for which he won BAFTA for director), Happy-Go-Lucky and Another Year . Most recently he has written and directed Mr. Turner , which received four nominations at this year's EE British ...

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  13. Golden Globe-Winner Joanne Froggatt Stars in Still Life, Set to Screen at the Ware Center TonightRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... at 42 N. Prince Street, Lancaster. Still Life, written and directed by Uberto Pasolini, stars Eddie Marsan (Happy-Go-Lucky) and Joanne Froggatt (Emmy Award nominee, "Downton Abbey"). The film had its world premiere at the 2013 Venice Film Festival ...

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  14. Mike Leigh to Receive BAFTA FellowshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... and writer includes critically acclaimed and award-winning films such as Secrets & Lies , Vera Drake and Happy-Go-Lucky. Leigh has won four BAFTA awards over his long career as well as garnering seven Oscar nominations for both directing and ...

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  15. Jennifer Aniston takes the Cake, plus more new reviews and notable screeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Chicago Reader

    ... child star Giuseppe Andrews ( Independence Day ); and Still Life , a British drama starring Eddie Marsan ( Happy-Go-Lucky ) as a London council worker who arranges burials for people who've been found dead and have no apparent survivors. Best bets ...

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  16. When Art MatteredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... the artist in his time. Leigh, the director who brought us Topsy-Turvy and Vera Drake - and, more recently, Happy-Go-Lucky and Another Year - is known for observant, occasionally bleak films that mine tension and humor from the misunderstandings, ...

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  17. Cheap Night: Mortdecai, Cake, Strange Magic make for slim pickingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... f Michael Bond's children's books onto the big screen. This version features Downton Abbey's Hugh Bonneville, Happy-Go-Lucky's Sally Hawkins and the delightful direction of Paul King who keeps the movie funny,

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  18. Golden Globe-Winner Joanne Froggatt Stars in Still Life, Set to Screen at the Ware Center, 2/04Read the original story

    Jan 24, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... at 42 N. Prince Street, Lancaster. Still Life, written and directed by Uberto Pasolini, stars Eddie Marsan (Happy-Go-Lucky) and Joanne Froggatt (Emmy Award nominee, "Downton Abbey"). The film had its world premiere at the 2013 Venice Film Festival ...

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  19. Review: 'Mr. Turner'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Examiner.com

    An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner's life. Directed by Mike Leigh , " Mr. Turner " is about the famed English painter J.M.W. Turner.

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  20. Sally Hawkins' crane injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | ContactMusic.com

    ... she attended the Golden Globes that year as after taking to the stage to accept her Best Actress prize for 'Happy-Go-Lucky' she had to immediately put the accolade down because she couldn't hold it. Speaking on talk show 'Conan', she added: ''I was ...

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