Mike Leigh

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    February 3, 2011

    Seasonal Disaffected Disorder

    Choosing between the smug couple or their loser friends in Another Year.

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    March 4, 2010

    Fifteen and Pissed: Newcomer Katie Jarvis's Fish Tank

    Newcomer Katie Jarvis's teen misfit swims upstream in Fish Tank.

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    October 22, 2009

    Truth in Advertising

    Somers Town gets at the heart of working-class London. And might sell some train tickets, too.

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    November 1, 2007

    Here, Baby, Here

    Playing down-on-her-luck, Amy Ryan's star rises.

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    September 21, 2006


    Three weddings and a reality TV show

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    October 28, 2004

    Green Achers

    Undertow relishes the pain and beauty of a reclusive Southern family

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    October 21, 2004

    Secrets and Lies

    In Mike Leigh's new film, motherhood is a tricky business

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    April 1, 2004

    Blarney Rubble

    Intermission kicks through the debris of modern Ireland

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    February 14, 2002

    Impressive Iris

    Eyre excels in the gripping story of a writer's descent into Alzheimer's

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    August 17, 2000

    Reefer Madness

    The dope-y Saving Grace revives the irreverence of early English comedies

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    February 3, 2000

    Victorian Odd Couple

    Director turns his working-class concerns to a higher grade of neurosis: Gilbert and Sullivan

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    January 27, 2000

    Illuminating the Stage

    Director Mike Leigh explores the politics and process of theater in Topsy-Turvy

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    May 20, 1999

    Cornball Castle

    It's hard to root for little people portrayed as loonies

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    March 4, 1999

    Media Mother

    Savoca turns birth and ratings into The 24 Hour Woman

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    June 25, 1998

    User-Friendly Farce

    Mr. Jealousy hits the mark for director Baumbach

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    March 5, 1998

    Look Back in Anger

    Nil by Mouth is so gritty, it verges on the unwatchable

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    August 14, 1997
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    October 10, 1996

    Life, and How We Live it

    In Secrets and Lies, Mike Leigh creates fiction with the feel of fact

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    January 27, 1994
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    January 13, 1994