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DVD, Digital, VOD Release: The Love Punch

18 July 2014 2:34 PM, PDT | Disc Dish | See recent Disc Dish news »

DVD Release Date: Aug. 26, 2014

Price: DVD $20.99

Studio: Ketchup Entertainment

The romantic crime caper comedy The Love Punch stars Emma Thompson (Nanny McPhee Returns) and Pierce Brosnan (The Ghost Writer).

Gthe movie concerns Richard (Brosnan) and Kate (Thompson), a divorced couple who, after their pension is stolen by an unscrupulous businessman, reunite to steal it back.  This sets them on a whirlwind journey into a caper involving the embezzling of bankrupt employees’ pension funds. Along the way, the couple finds themselves in French, where they re-discover the love they thought they had lost.

Written and directed by Joel Hopkins, the French production also stars Timothy Spall (Life is Sweet), Celia Imrie (Nanny McPhee), and Louise Bourgoin (The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec). And keep an eye open for Marisa Berenson (Barry Lyndon) as a sexy hotel receptionist.

The PG-13-rated film received a limited release to U.S. theaters in May, »

- Laurence

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Watch: First Trailer & 2 Clips From Mike Leigh's Cannes Competition Film 'Mr. Turner' Plus New Pics

14 May 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Mike Leigh's process—which includes a lengthy rehearsal process before shooting even begins—means that his films can come as quickly as a couple years apart, or in the case of "Mr. Turner," four years on since his last effort, 2010's lovely "Another Year." The latter won an Ecumenical Jury Prize at Cannes, and the director is back on the Croisette in Competition this year with a period drama about famed artist J.M.W. Turner. Timothy Spall takes the lead role—his fifth film with Leigh following "Life Is Sweet," "Secrets & Lies," "Topsy-Turvy" and "All Or Nothing"—in the movie that chronicles the eccentric life of the painter, who hangs with aristocracy and prostitutes, and who once strapped himself to the mast of a ship so he could accurately paint a snowstorm. And in these two clips we see Turner as both a man of the people and a furious artist, »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Cannes Check 2014: Mike Leigh's 'Mr. Turner'

10 May 2014 6:18 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Welcome back to Cannes Check, In Contention's annual preview of the films in Competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival, which kicks off on May 14. Taking on different selections every day, we'll be examining what they're about, who's involved and what their chances are of snagging an award from Jane Campion's jury. Next up, the first of two British veterans in the lineup: Mike Leigh's "Mr. Turner." The director: Mike Leigh (British, 71 years old). Few filmmakers have essayed the mundane woes (and occasional joys) of Britain's working-to-middle classes with the vivid specificity of Mike Leigh, though given his distinctive vernacular and customarily heightened sense of the everyday, it's not quite accurate to classify him as a kitchen-sink realist. Either way, as both a playwright and filmmaker, he's as significant and influential a figure on the UK cultural lanscape as John Osborne or Alan Bennett. A Rada acting student turned art school graduate, »

- Guy Lodge

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Q&A: Timothy Spall

15 March 2014 1:00 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

The worst thing anyone's said to me? 'Sorry old boy, but you've got leukaemia'

Timothy Spall, 57, was born in London. After studying at Rada, he joined Birmingham Rep and the RSC before being cast in the hit TV series Auf Wiedersehen, Pet in 1983. His movies include Mike Leigh's Life Is Sweet and Secrets & Lies, and Tim Burton's Sweeney Todd. He played Churchill in The King's Speech, Peter Taylor in The Damned United and Peter Pettigrew in the Harry Potter films. He is currently starring in PG Wodehouse's Blandings on BBC1. He is married with three children.

What was your most embarrassing moment?

I have had a tendency to sleepwalk in the past. I once woke up in the nude in a corridor of a hotel in Cornwall in the small hours of the morning. Oh, the cringing shame.

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?

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Q&A: Timothy Spall

15 March 2014 1:00 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

The worst thing anyone's said to me? 'Sorry old boy, but you've got leukaemia'

Timothy Spall, 57, was born in London. After studying at Rada, he joined Birmingham Rep and the RSC before being cast in the hit TV series Auf Wiedersehen, Pet in 1983. His movies include Mike Leigh's Life Is Sweet and Secrets & Lies, and Tim Burton's Sweeney Todd. He played Churchill in The King's Speech, Peter Taylor in The Damned United and Peter Pettigrew in the Harry Potter films. He is currently starring in PG Wodehouse's Blandings on BBC1. He is married with three children.

What was your most embarrassing moment?

I have had a tendency to sleepwalk in the past. I once woke up in the nude in a corridor of a hotel in Cornwall in the small hours of the morning. Oh, the cringing shame.

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?

Wanting »

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Working Title Television Produces ‘The Secrets’ for BBC

23 January 2014 8:04 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

London — Working Title Television has been commissioned by the BBC to produce “The Secrets,” a season of five 30-minute films that have been penned by up-and-coming scribes, and are helmed by Dominic Savage.

Each season of “The Secrets” takes an inciting incident, and from this starting point, five different stories are told, in five distinctive and original voices.

Savage won BAFTA TV Awards for best new director (fiction) and single drama for “Nice Girl” in 2000, and single drama for “When I Was 12″ in 2001. He picked up the British feature award at Edinburgh Film Festival for “Out of Control” in 2002. Other credits include feature pics “Love + Hate” in 2005 and “Freefall” in 2009, and series “True Love” in 2012.

The writers of “The Secrets” are Nick Payne, who will pen two episodes, Elinor Cook, Ben Ockrent and Sarah Solemani.

Payne’s play “Constellations,” starring Rafe Spall and Sally Hawkins, was nominated in 2012 for the Olivier Award for new play. »

- Leo Barraclough

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