Mr Turner, Mike Leigh's biopic of the artist, features Timothy Spall's finest performance since Secrets & Lies.In the new Mike Leigh film, Mr Turner, you can hardly miss the Mister. Joseph Mallord William is a sore thumb from the opening scene, where he’s sketching a windmill somewhere...
A script written in venom, Cronenberg on bullish form and a cast on full power; this is one of the best Hollywood take-downs ever mounted.
One day she's lying in a hospital bed, the next she's gone. She's the title character of "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby," and her husband, Conor, will spend much of the movie tracking her down, losing her again and, like us, wondering whether the love of his life will ever return.
Timothy Spall says he is "finally a leading man" after being crowned best actor at the Cannes Film Festival for Mr Turner, a portrait of England's greatest landscape artist, JMW Turner.
President Jane Campion and her jury including Sofia Coppola, Willem Dafoe, Nicolas Winding Refn and Gael Garcia Bernal picked the prizes from this year’s selection of 18 films in competition. Iconic French actor Lambert Wilson served as master of ceremonies at the event.