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smirnoff

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Mini Mike Leigh Marathon
« on: May 12, 2009, 12:54:38 PM »
I've got 4 Mike Leigh films sitting here that I haven't watched so I figured I may as well make a marathon out of it. I've only seen one Mike Leigh film in my life, Vera Drake, and I loved it. It's one of the best films I've seen in years. I figure I'll rewatch it just to make this a standard 5 film marathon.

I'll watch them in order of what I figure I'm most likely to enjoy to least likely, and end with the one I've already seen.









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Re: Mini Mike Leigh Marathon
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2009, 12:59:04 PM »
Feel free to join in, post any thoughts or whatever. After (or even before) watching some of these I'll be really interested to hear what folks think of them. I'll try and use the forum's search function to find some opinions of course, but that thing is doesn't always show you what you want to see.

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Re: Mini Mike Leigh Marathon
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2009, 01:05:39 PM »
If I had more time, I'd love to do this with you. I'll look forward to reading along at least.

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Re: Mini Mike Leigh Marathon
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2009, 03:36:18 PM »
Of the films mentioned, I've seen 2 (I haven't seen the entirety of Vera Drake) plus I've also seen Secret & Lies and Life is Sweet (which isn't available on DVD).

I think I might do this.  I need to catch up on some Leigh anyways. 
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Re: Mini Mike Leigh Marathon
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2009, 03:39:41 PM »
SECRETS AND LIES!!!

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Re: Mini Mike Leigh Marathon
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2009, 04:58:25 PM »
I'll try to watch Topsy-Turvy with you.

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I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: Mini Mike Leigh Marathon
« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2009, 05:43:00 PM »

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Re: Mini Mike Leigh Marathon
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2009, 06:03:17 PM »
I think I might do this.  I need to catch up on some Leigh anyways. 

Right on :) I've got no schedule in mind, just whenever I get free time to watch a film. I might even watch the first one tonight. It's that or another few episodes of Next Generation ;)

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Re: Mini Mike Leigh Marathon
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2009, 06:07:33 PM »
I'll try to watch Topsy-Turvy with you.

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I wish Netflix had this one.  :(

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Re: Mini Mike Leigh Marathon
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2009, 06:11:33 PM »
I'll try to watch Topsy-Turvy with you.

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The weirdest looking one imo :)