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    WATCH: First Trailer for Mike Leigh's 'Mr. Turner' Biopic, Competing at Cannes

    A first trailer has arrived for Mike Leigh's "Mr. Turner," playing in competition at Cannes. The film was already much anticipated over here at TOH!, and this first glimpse only solidifies that it could emerge as one of the finer titles out of the festival. Watch below.

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    The 15 Best Palme d'Or Winners From The Cannes Film Festival

    Right about now, taking the time difference into consideration, a bevy of beautiful celebrities will be spritzing and primping their last in preparation to walk the red carpet at the Opening Ceremony of the 67th Cannes Film Festival. But while the festival is a byword for glamour in the wider media,...

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    BFI Responds to Cannes Film Festival Announcement

    After this week's announcement of the Cannes Film Festival Competition and Un Certain Regard Lineups, Ben Roberts, Director of the BFI Film Fund made a statement about the British filmmakers included in the exclusive list

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    CANNES FIRST LOOK: Mike Leigh's 'Mr. Turner' Biopic, Starring Timothy Spall

    A first image has arrived for Mike Leigh's much anticipated and long in-the-works J.M.W. Turner biopic -- simply titled "Mr. Turner" -- with Timothy Spall in the lead role as the famed Brit Romantic landscape painter. The film was announced this morning as part of the Cannes competition lineup. Chec...

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    Exclusive: Beautiful Trailer For Documentary 'What Is Cinema?' Featuring David Lynch, Kelly Reichardt, Mike Leigh & More

    Among the daily noise about casting, box office, special effects, trends, awards and whatever else is dominating the conversation, the reason we go to the movies is often left undiscussed. But this exclusive trailer for the forthcoming documentary "What Is Cinema?" is sure to get you thinking about ...

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    First Looks At Mia Wasikowska In 'Madame Bovary,' Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken' & Mike Leigh's Next Film

    The American Film Market kicks off next week, which means there's going to be a lot of buyers hustling a lot of movies, and distributors and financiers look for product to put their cash into. And that means folks writing the cheques will want to see something first. And since many of these movies a...

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    First Sneak Peek at Mike Leigh's New Project

    The first photo released from Mike Leigh's new project features star Timothy Spall standing determined on a wooden ship as painter J.M.W. Turner. The project, about the British Romantic landscape artist who was known as "the painter of light," has yet to receive a title and is still in post-producti...

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    Watch: 30-Minute 1975 TV Play 'The Permissive Society' Directed By Mike Leigh

    The British maestro Mike Leigh came to worldwide fame only in the '90s, with films like “Secrets & Lies, “Naked” and “Topsy-Turvy,” and he's been immensely critically well-regarded ever since, with 2008's “Happy Go Lucky” frequently featuring on “best of the century so far” lists. But Leigh didn't c...

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    Focus Features International Nabs Deals on Mike Leigh's J.M.W. Turner Passion Project, and on Amy Winehouse Documentary

    Focus Features International has announced multi-territory sales on writer-director Mike Leigh's J.M.W. Turner biopic, a long-gestating passion project starring Leigh regular Timothy Spall as the renowned Brit painter; and on Asif Kapadia's untitled documentary on troubled singer-songwriter Amy Wine...

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