Tag: Jim Broadbent

James McAvoy as the deranged cop Bruce Robertson in Filth

Filth

      The last film I saw that had any Irvine Welsh involvement was The Magnificent 11, a comedy so peculiarly inept that I started to think it was deliberate, a tax write-off perhaps, or a spoof of depressing British comedies of the early 1970s, in which girls with

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Jim Broadbent and Allan Corduner in Topsy-Turvy

Topsy-Turvy

    Lovers of costume drama and light operetta are in for a treat. And so are people who can’t stand either art form, thanks to Mike Leigh, more usually known as a purveyor of working-class drama to the realm. Taking as its starting point the creative roadblock reached by

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