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  • Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris (2022)

    Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris Review by Matt Anderson: Ultimately, Mrs. Harris’ story is all about dignity and self-respect.

  • Let Him Go (2020)

    Let Him Go Review by Matt Anderson: It’s something along the lines of Louis L’Amour meets Blumhouse.

  • Mr. Turner (2014)

    Spall takes a look as Mr. Turner Review by Robert Denerstein: Portrait of the artist as a troll

  • Another Year (2011)

    Broadbent and Sheen weather Another Year Review by Marty Mapes: The orbits of friendship remain in balance

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Brilliantly acted and unafraid of pain, Mike Leigh's latest takes us to uncomfortable places

  • All or Nothing (2002)

    Spall and Manville shoot for All or Nothing Review by Marty Mapes: Mike Leigh is back to making the kinds of deeply character-driven movies he makes best