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Mr. Turner

Mr. Turner
Director: Mike Leigh
Talent: Timothy Spall, Dorothy Atkinson, Marion Bailey, Paul Jesson, Lesley Manville
Release Date: 31st October

The film begins when J.M.W Turner is already the toast of the town; wealthy, famous and able to do as he pleases. 122 more words


Mr. Turner (a review)

Like many an art fiend, I am a huge fan of J.M.W. Turner. I recently had the pleasure of watching Mike Leigh’s biopic of the artist, and I was impressed. 241 more words


A Door In The Wall Moment

One day in about 1973 I drifted into the Tate Gallery in London, and wandered around the rooms.

In one room there were two men standing in front of a large canvass. 376 more words

Colin McPhillamy

Mr Turner

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The film Mr Turner written and directed by Mike Leigh explores the last quarter century of the great painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). 421 more words

Turner in Italy: Rome from Mount Aventine, 1836

This article gives some thought to a major painting by J.M.W.Turner, Rome from Mount Aventine, sold at Sotheby’s, London, on 3 December 2014 for £30.3m. 7,041 more words

Mr Turner

I love the paintings of J.M.W. Turner and was lucky enough to view several of them on a visit to the National Gallery including The Fighting Temeraire.  279 more words

(OSCAR BUZZ) Mr. Turner REVIEW: "Picturesque"

The fortunes of this movie have been rather erratic. The Palme d’Or nominee had gotten much buzz surrounding its Cannes Film Festival Best Actor win with Timothy Spall, but has since diminished in its presence in the awards circuit in recent months. 661 more words

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