RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Mike Leigh

A collection of news and information related to Mike Leigh published by this site and its partners.

Top Mike Leigh Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • The Oscars: Fresh story ideas a tough sell in Hollywood

    The Oscars: Fresh story ideas a tough sell in Hollywood
    David Seidler first sparked to the idea of writing a movie about the life of King George VI in 1980. A stutterer himself, he found the real-life narrative of the English monarch's struggles to overcome a debilitating stammer moving and profoundly relatable, but Seidler understood that it wasn't going to be easy to see his script turned into a feature film.
  • 'Another Year'

    'Another Year'
    Acclaimed British filmmaker Mike Leigh reunites with actress Lesley Manville, who also has worked for him in such movies as "Secrets & Lies," in this comedy-drama that traces the lives of several friends over 12 months. Manville plays a pivotal member of...

    Rotten Tomatoes critics agree: Jennifer Love Hewitt is the worst actress of all time

    Rotten Tomatoes critics agree: Jennifer Love Hewitt is the worst actress of all time
    If you love movies, nothing is more fun than going to Rotten Tomatoes, the film review aggregation site, and seeing what films have worked and which ones haven't. The data offer endless possibilities for mischief and enlightenment. A couple of years ago I...

    Reel Critics: 'Year' delivers intimate portrait of sadness

    British director Mike Leigh ("Secrets and Lies") has a way of making films that are quite about nothing, yet speak volumes about the human condition. His latest film, "Another Year," has no plot, no action. It's just got ordinary people leading lives of...

    Bingham Ray dies at 57; leading force in independent films

    Bingham Ray dies at 57; leading force in independent films
    Bingham Ray, the co-founder of October Films, one of the top independent film distribution companies of the 1990s, and a former president of United Artists who was a leading force in independent films for more than two decades, died Monday. He was 57....