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  1. Mike Leigh awarded at Reykjavik International Film FestivalRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Indian Television

    NEW DELHI: Internationally renowned British film director Mike Leigh has received the ReykjavA k International Film FestivalA s Puffin Lifetime Achievement Award. Born in February 1943 in Salford, Greater Manchester, England, Leigh is a director and writer, known for Secrets & Lies , Happy-Go-Lucky and Vera Drake .

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  2. Mike Leigh's Oscar Hopeful Mr. Turner Grumbles More Than The BoxtrollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Cinema Blend News

    English director Mike Leigh has won acclaim for dramas like Secrets & Lies and Vera Drake , as well as praise for more convivial fare like Happy-Go-Lucky and Topsy-Turvy . Now, this seven-time Oscar nominated writer-director heads to the New York Film Festival with his latest, a biopic that dabbles in drama and cartoonish humor to tell the tale of the unconventional and often coarse J.M.W. Turner, who bangs about canvases, slams doors, and roughly gropes his housekeeper -- all within his first sequence! Going into Mr. Turner , all I knew of the titular man was that he was a painter, and he was to be portrayed by Timothy Spall, a talented actor best known for playing the deceitful rat Wormtail in the Harry Potter movies.

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  3. NYFF review: The fiery firmament of "Mr. Turner"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | CBS News

    ... of starry-eyed strivers seeking success ("Life Is Sweet") or the self-destructive behavior of life's losers ("Happy-Go-Lucky"). In "Mr. Turner," Leigh looks at the artistic process and how a creative genius must navigate the shoals of public opinion ...

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  4. VIDEO: Stars design bears for London-wide Paddington TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | News Shopper

    Paddington Bear by Michael Bond, Paddington Sparkles by Frankie Bridge and Paddington Shakesbear by Michael Sheen Picture: Joe Pepler Film stars, musicians and other big-name celebrities have joined forces with the NSPCC and Visit London for a walking trail which goes across the capital, including Greenwich. Stars of the new Paddington film, including Hugh Bonneville, Nicole Kidman, Julie Walters and Peter Capaldi, have been joined by other famous faces such as David Beckham, Michael Sheen, Emma Watson, Guy Richie, Bear Grylls, Boris Johnson , Benedict Cumberbatch and Darcey Bussell for the Paddington Trail.

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  5. Dulverton Films - Happy Go Lucky October 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Somerset County Gazette

    HAPPY Go Lucky will be screened by Dulverton Films at the town hall on Friday, October 10 at 7.30pm. Director Mike Leigh fleshes her character so that even when you don't understand her, you find yourself rooting for her.

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  6. Staff Recommendations: Sept. 24Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Washington Square News

    ... to the early 1970s and includes over 20 films, only a handful have managed to make as great an impression as "Happy-Go-Lucky." The film stars Sally Hawkins as a resilient schoolteacher who has a hard time taking things seriously, especially when it ...

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  7. Benedict Cumberbatch movie leads Lone Star Film Festival 2014 lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | CultureMap

    ... to secure an Oscar nomination for his work. Leigh, known for films like Secrets & Lies , Vera Drake and Happy-Go-Lucky , will bring his latest, Mr. Turner , to the festival. It chronicles the last 25 years of artist J.M.W. Turner's life, during ...

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  8. Timothy Spall Takes the Lead in Mike Leigh's 'Mr. Turner' Biopic TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Firstshowing.net

    ... and production design too. Mr. Turner is written and directed by Mike Leigh ( Topsy Turvy, Vera Drake, Happy-Go-Lucky ). In the film Timothy Spall plays eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner. Profoundly affected by the death of his father and ...

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  9. "Oldboy" helmer to direct "Fingersmith" crime novel adaptationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | PanArmenian Network

    ... Booker Prize. In 2005, it was adapted for TV into a 2-part drama series for the BBC starring Sally Hawkins ("Happy-Go-Lucky"). Park will geographically and temporally relocate it to early 20th century Korea, when the country was under Japanese rule. ...

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  10. The Best of 2008: 'Happy-Go-Lucky'Read the original story

    Sep 1, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Sally Hawkins gives a Golden Globe winning performance as Poppy, the most optimistic character to appear on screen since probably Blake Edwards and Peter Sellers' original character of Inspector Jacques Clouseau.

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  11. This Week In Trailers: X+Y, Kink, Memphis, Tour de ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | /film

    ... a movie that starred both Sally Hawkins and Eddie Marsan . After witnessing the energy around these two in Happy-Go-Lucky I was already on the pre-sold list. That said, though, director Morgan Matthews brings a nice hand in shaping a story that many ...

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  12. 10 movies getting the biggest advance buzz at TIFF 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2014 | BlogTO

    ... movies are always events to be anticipated--especially with the hot streak he's on right now ( Vera Drake, Happy-Go-Lucky, Another Year ). If word from Cannes is any indication, the run continues with Mr. Turner, a biopic about famed English ...

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  13. Still Life review: Eddie Marsan is superb in a touching portrait of an unremarkable heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | The Sydney Morning Herald

    ... specialising in men who are unhappy, unloved, often unstable, such as the driving instructor in Mike Leigh's Happy-Go-Lucky (2008). Here he gives us a completely different kind of man. Mr May has an extraordinary humanity, matched only by his heroic ...

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  14. Lupita Nyong'o, Michael Fassbender, Josh Hutcherson among those invited to join AMPASRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... for Old Men" Clark Gregg "Much Ado about Nothing," "Marvel's The Avengers" Sally Hawkins "Blue Jasmine," "Happy-Go-Lucky" Josh Hutcherson "The Hunger Games," "The Kids Are All Right" Julia Louis-Dreyfus "Enough Said," "Planes" Kelly Macdonald ...

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  15. Welcome to the Academy. 10 Interesting InvitationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... for Old Men" Clark Gregg "Much Ado about Nothing," "Marvel's The Avengers" Sally Hawkins "Blue Jasmine," "Happy-Go-Lucky" Josh Hutcherson "The Hunger Games," "The Kids Are All Right" Julia Louis-Dreyfus "Enough Said," "Planes" Kelly Macdonald ...

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  16. Academy Invites 271 New MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... for Old Men" Clark Gregg "Much Ado about Nothing," "Marvel's The Avengers" Sally Hawkins "Blue Jasmine," "Happy-Go-Lucky" Josh Hutcherson "The Hunger Games," "The Kids Are All Right" Julia Louis-Dreyfus "Enough Said," "Planes" Kelly Macdonald ...

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  17. Oscar's big prize up for grabsRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... of my favorite actresses, thanks to many outstanding performances in recent years. Check out Mike Leigh's "Happy-Go-Lucky" and you'll see what I mean. But she didn't leave much of an impact on me with "Blue Jasmine." Lawrence's appeal here is the ...

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  18. ARTS: Maud Lewis movie to be shot this summerRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Nova News Now

    ... of Thrones fame will play her husband Everett. Hawkins rose to fame with her role of Poppy in the 2008 film Happy-Go-Lucky , she is nominated for an Oscar for best supporting actress for her performance in the 2013 film Blue Jasmine with Cate ...

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  19. Maud Lewis movie to be shot in Newfoundland this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2014 | Truro Daily News

    ... of Thrones fame will play her husband Everett. Hawkins rose to fame with her role of Poppy in the 2008 film Happy-Go-Lucky , she is nominated for an Oscar for best supporting actress for her performance in the 2013 film Blue Jasmine with Cate ...

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  20. Review: GodzillaRead the original story

    May 20, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    ... movie until a half hour of setup delivers us to two terrific actors: Ken ( Inception ) Watanabe and Sally ( Happy-Go-Lucky ) Hawkins. They show up falling over themselves to relate what is possibly the most preposterous origin story in all of ...

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