Tag Archives: Mike Leigh

52nd New York Film Festival Review: ‘Mr Turner’

52nd New York Film Festival Review: ‘Mr Turner’

Written & Directed by Mike Leigh Starring Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Dorothy Atkinson, Joshua McGuire & Marion Bailey Now Playing at the 52nd New York Film Festival Authenticity emanates from the painterly glow of director Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner. His latest is a biopic that examines the 19th century English landscape painter J.M.W. Turner, primarily

52nd New York Film Festival Announces Main Slate

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced the 30 films that will comprise the Main Slate official selection of the 52nd New York Film Festival (September 26 – October 12), including such notable directors as Lisandro Alonso, Asia Argento, Olivier Assayas, Nick Broomfield, Pedro Costa, David Cronenberg, Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, Abel Ferrara, Jean-Luc Godard,

2013 DOC NYC Filmmaker Profile: Chuck Workman (Director – ‘What is Cinema?’)

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Chuck Workman’s documentary ‘What Is Cinema?’ tackles the question of its title through over 100 clips and new interviews with Mike Leigh, Jonas Mekas, Yvonne Rainer, David Lynch, video artist Bill Viola, Robert Altman, Kelly Reichardt, Costa-Gavras, Ken Jacobs, Michael Moore, critic J. Hoberman, and others, and with archival interviews from Robert Bresson,