Life is Sweet: Criterion Collection

June 10, 2013

For many years, Mike Leigh has been a brilliant and consistent chronicler of the British lower middle working class in cinema. Life is Sweet (1990) was his breakthrough film having cut his teeth previously on plays and television movies where he honed... 


February 13, 2006

It has been said that there is a fine line between genius and madness and this is certainly epitomized by the protagonist of Mike Leigh’s Naked (1993), a scathing, uncompromising portrait of an angry young man. Does genius preclude or cause madness?...