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Lesley Manville

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    Cannes Review: Mike Leigh's 'Mr. Turner' Ranks Among His Very Best Films

    Things acclaimed British director Mike Leigh is known for: wry comedy-drama poking at ordinary lives and the class system, a compassionate yet sharp take on the human condition, his almost unique working method that involves workshopping and improvising for months with his cast before a frame of fil...

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    'Les Miserables' Star Samantha Barks & Susan Boyle Light Up 'The Christmas Candle'

    So, remember when it was announced last fall that a biopic on reality TV sensation Susan Boyle was in the works? Well, it looks like she's going to star in a movie first.

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    Maleficent Starts Production

    Here's the first image from the Angelina Jolie starring movie written by Linda Woolverton.

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    Imelda Staunton, Miranda Richardson, Sam Riley & Lesley Manville Join 'Maleficent' With Angelina Jolie

    With cameras set to roll this summer, "Maleficent" is moving fast, and after adding Sharlto Copley last week, it has bolstered the cast with some more, mostly British names. 

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    Mike Leigh Veteran Lesley Manville & 'Game Of Thrones' Star Emilia Clarke Join Stone Roses Movie 'Spike Island'

    For a band who only ever released two albums, one of which was rubbish, The Stone Roses continue to maintain a prominent place in pop culture, in the U.K. at least. And the Manchester favorites, behind tracks like "I Am The Resurrection" and "She Bangs The Drum" are cementing the...

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    Lesley Manville, Damian Lewis & Stellan Skarsgard Round Out Cast For Carlo Carlei's 'Romeo And Juliet'

    Last year's Best Actress nominee Lesley Manville (for "Another Year"), "Homeland" star Damian Lewis and everyone's favorite character actor Stellan Skarsgard have rounded out the cast for Carlo Carlei's latest adaptation of Shakespeare's "Romeo And ...

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    Ray Winstone, Jim Sturgess & Lesley Manville Team For Noir 'Ashes'; Film Co-Financed By Coldplay

    We're not sure what's going on in the Chris Martin household, but Apple's parents are looking to be switching up their careers. With Gwyneth Paltrow making strides into the music biz, Martin and his bandmates are now dipping their toes into the hard knock world of film financing.

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    Oscarbation: 11 Oscar Nominee Snubs That Agitate Us

    Every year, we wake up for the Academy Award nominations expecting a surprise, hoping the same ten or fifteen movies don't keep getting referenced, honored, what-have-you. Last year, the Academy did a decent job as the field of Best Picture candidates swelled to ten, allowing for more exposure for f...

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    Review: 'Another Year' Is Four Bittersweet Seasons Of Laughter, Love & Tears

    This review originally ran during the 2010 Toronto Film Festival.

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