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  1. X + Y adds up to success for Paddington star Sally HawkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    ... edgy, it's entirely in keeping for an actress who is as grounded as they come. We first met for Mike Leigh's Happy-Go-Lucky, her breakthrough performance that won her Berlin Film Festival's Best Actress and a Golden Globe. I asked then if she ever ...

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  2. Still Life - PreviewRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | IndieLondon

    ... from Uberto Pasolini, the Oscar-nominated producer of The Full Monty , starring Eddie Marsan ( Tyrannosaur, Happy-Go-Lucky ) and Joanne Froggatt ( Downton Abbey ). Meticulous and organised to the point of obsession, John May (Marsan) is a council ...

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  3. British actor proves himself perfectly suited for everyman rolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... quite ring a bell. He pops up everywhere - whether it's playing miserable gits in Mike Leigh's movies ( Happy-Go-Lucky and Vera Drake ), or supporting roles in blockbusters (including Sherlock Holmes, War Horse and Gangs of New York ) or playing the ...

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  4. At The Movies: Occupational hazards in Suite FrancaiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Hinckley Times

    ... from the Far East, Zhang Mei (Jo Yang). With Sally Hawkins playing Nathan's widowed mother, Julie, and her Happy-Go-Lucky co-star Eddie Marsan as team leader Richard, the cast make this feel like an ultra-modern Mike Leigh movie in which young ...

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  5. Movie review: Still LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Chameleon character actor Marsan has a long list of supporting-role credits in big films and small , which releases here next week. He came close to a lead role as the volcanically angry driving instructor in Mike Leigh's Happy-Go-Lucky but here he is front and centre as South London borough council officer John May, whose job is to track down the relatives of lonely people who have died in his bailiwick.

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  6. Mr. Turner (2014) Timothy Spall. Dir. Mike LeighRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... performances from so many of them. Who can forget Imelda Staunton 's Vera Drake , Sally Hawkins in Happy-Go-Lucky or Lesley Manville in Another Year , just to name a few of the more recent ones. Leigh has shown a propensity for genius with actresses ...

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  7. Film series offers a real Turner of a flickRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... J.M.W. Turner's life. Critically acclaimed filmmaker and Film Circuit favourite Mike Leigh ( Another Year, Happy-Go-Lucky ) makes a triumphant return to the screen with Mr. Turner, a masterful portrait of the renowned English painter J.M.W. Turner. ...

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  8. Portraits of two very different menRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... for thePalme d'Or honoring director Mike Leigh. Well-known for studies of the British working class like Happy-Go-Lucky , Vera Drake, and Secrets & Lies , Mr. Leigh reaches back into the 19th century to re-create the world of one of England's most ...

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

    Feb 22, 2015 | 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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  10. To Set The Mood In Period Drama, A Composer Paints Around The EmotionsRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2015 | 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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  11. Queen & Country: Patriotism Without Jingoism Armond White 59 minutes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | 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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  12. 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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  13. 'The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2014: Live Action': Film ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | 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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  14. Paddington review: Horrible trailer, enjoyable filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | 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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  15. Addison's February Film JournalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | 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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  16. Mike Leigh is thrilled with his Bafta FellowshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | 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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  17. Review: a Mr. Turnera a complex portrait of an artistRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | 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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  18. a Mr. Turnera a complex portrait of an artistRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | 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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  19. Still Life - Film ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | 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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  20. Mike Leigh to be honoured with BAFTA FellowshipRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | 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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