Mr Turner

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Was Timothy Spall snubbed just because of his (fully clad) buttocks? | Catherine Shoard
He won best actor at Cannes for Mr Turner but nothing from the Globes, the Oscars or even Bafta. Indignity levels hit rock bottom with complaints about a sex scene

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14, Jul, 2015 @7:04 PM

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Not one for the Romantics: why audiences were unimpressed by Mr Turner's sex scene
Film fans may have already been turned off by the length of Mike Leigh’s biopic, but it was Timothy Spall’s buttocks that prompted all the complaints

14, Jul, 2015 @4:27 PM

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Timothy Spall's clenched bottom in Mr Turner tops list of complaints
Scene in which Spall’s (clothed) character has sex in Mike Leigh biopic helped make Mr Turner movie about which British Board of Film Classification received most complaints

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14, Jul, 2015 @8:40 AM

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05, Mar, 2015 @10:00 PM

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DVDs and downloads: Mr Turner, Nightcrawler, Pride, The Judge and more
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01, Mar, 2015 @8:00 AM

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22, Feb, 2015 @1:00 PM

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Bafta readies its gongs – but is it more than just an Oscars bellwether?
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