Dec 2, 2013
Standing Ovation: David Thewlis in 'Naked'
Johnny, the "protagonist" in Mike Leigh's 1993 pitch-black comedy, "Naked," can be examined in two directions.
1-1 Interview: Director Dean Parisot on 'Red 2'
Dean Parisot is something of a journeyman director. He helmed one of Vince Gilligan's early scripts and directed the masterpiece Galaxy Quest , but has more time doing television than making movies.
Doctor Who: Lesley Sharp on being tipped as an "ideal Time Lord"
It is rare to find an actor as compelling in person as they are on screen. Lesley Sharp's North Country voice, modulated but not flattened by 30-odd years in London, is curiously calming - she would, you imagine, make a fine horse whisperer - and her blue eyes are warm and watchful.
The New Zealand Herald
London by Film
But the city's unexplored realms - its magnetic lure, murky underside, cultural clashes, enigmatic rhythms, and ancient ghosts - have been central to some lesser known movies.
Plymouth Evening Herald
Village's brush with fame
The news has been hailed as a business boost and a potential international tourism bonanza because of Mr Leigh's worldwide cinema profile.