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Sunday, January 30 2011

Missed Movies of 2010, Part 1: 3 Idiots to Lebanon

In part one of our missed movies special feature, the staff looks at a wide variety of titles, from a creepy urban legend, a look at vampires, South African style, and the latest from greats like Mike Leigh and Robert Duvall, to documentaries of such famous (or perhaps, infamous) faces as Joan Rivers and Spalding Gray.


Thursday, December 23 2010

Straight No Chaser: "Another Year's" Arch Melancholia

We present an exclusive round table interview with Another Year director Mike Leigh and actors Jim Broadbent, Lesley Manville and Ruth Sheen, getting a crash course in the intricacies of the patented Mike Leigh filmmaking process from the maestro and his players.


Reviews

Tuesday, July 26 2011

Plenty of Sadness, Plenty of Joy in 'Another Year'

Tom and Gerri's charming, understated relationship sets the foundation for the social framework of the entire group.


Sunday, January 2 2011

'Another Year': A Part of History

Appearing occasionally over the four seasons that structure Mike Leigh's film, Tom and Gerri's friends tend to illustrate the couple's serenity.


Blogs

Monday, December 6 2010

Critical Confessions: Part 24 - Awards Season Workhorse

Coming up with a Top Ten is difficult enough...but because of such arguably unimportant factors as timing, publicity, legitimacy, and that always persnickety concept of being first out of the online gate, my fellow film writers are constantly pushing for earlier and earlier reveals.


News

Friday, May 21 2010

Why there will never be another Mike Leigh

CANNES, France — "I always have a problem giving films titles," Mike Leigh says, thinking about it. "That comes last, and this film was a real


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