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Mr Turner

This review first appeared in the Sunday Star-Times, 28th December 2014

If the thought of watching a two-and-a-half-hour biopic about a painter is as appetising as watching paint dry, then you underestimate the skills of film-maker Mike Leigh and his regular lineup. 364 more words

Film Comment

F.I.L.M. of the Week (January 1, 2015)

Mike Leigh’s films are certainly not everyone’s cup of tea; I, myself, often find his movies rather impenetrable. ¬†His scripts, with their precise and emphatic¬†characterization, often feel like the most episodic instances of linear plots imaginable. ¬† 374 more words

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