New Poster: Mike Leigh’s “Peterloo”

Dramatic new poster reveals the chaos and panic of Peterloo in Mike Leigh's new film...

“Peterloo” Will Be The First Ever BFI London Film Festival Premiere Outside The Capital

Peterloo, about the tragedy of 1819, will debut in front of UK audiences in the city that inspired it - Manchester...

“Peterloo” Poster Released

The first official poster for critically acclaimed writer-director Mike Leigh's new film Peterloo...

Audiences Get First Sight Of Mike Leigh’s “Peterloo”

Critically acclaimed writer-director Mike Leigh will release his latest film Peterloo in UK cinemas on November 2...

Top 10 1980s Films About The Eighties

Films are products of their time; inspiration, style, politics, fashion and music indicative of the sensibilities of the period...

“Life Is Sweet” Says Mike Leigh With A Guarded Sense Of Irony

Mike Leigh's third feature film Life Is Sweet was released in 1990 and remains one of his finest pieces of work...

The Peterloo Massacre Of 1819 Will Be The Focus Of Mike Leigh’s Next Film Project

After success with 19th Century-set musical drama Topsy-Turvy in 1999, British filmmaker Mike Leigh (Secrets and Lies, Mr. Turner) will return to the period with a film about the Peterloo Massacre of 1819.

Mike Leigh’s Excellent 1983 Film “Meantime” Has A Potency That’s Still Relevant Today

Mike Leigh's mood piece Meantime was a brilliantly effective way to transition from TV drama to feature film during the "dark ages" of Thatcher's Britain. Satisfyingly, its potency remains just as relevant today.
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