90s London and the End of the World (Naked reviewed)

Naked (UK, 1993)
Seen: Saturday, 11th April 2009 (VHS, repeat viewing)
Runtime: 131′
Director: Mike Leigh
Cast: David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge, Greg Cruttwell, Claire Skinner, Peter Wight, Ewen Bremner, Susan Vidler, Gina McKee
Production House: Thin Man Films, British Screen Productions, Channel Four Films
Plot: Johnny flees Manchester for London to avoid a beating. Once in London, he [...]


Happy-Go-Lucky (UK, 2008)
Seen: Saturday, 27th December 2008 (cinema)
Runtime: 118′
Polish Distributor: Monolith Films (28th November 2008)
Director: Mike Leigh
Cast: Sally Hawkins, Alexis Zegerman, Eddie Marsan, Samuel Roukin
Production House: Ingenious Film Partners, Thin Man Films
Plot: Poppy is a primary school teacher in London and she always tries to stay happy ;)
Sally Hawkins interview
I already put the trailer [...]

Warsaw Film Festival: the dilemma of what to see…

The Warsaw Film Festival starts on Friday, so it’s high time I looked into what they’re showing and choose something - a task which is not as easy as it sounds (on top of which I’m feeling a little guilty right now - I should be correcting the documentation of my degree project rather [...]