Not quite every year brings a new Mike Leigh film, but the years that do are blessed with his sympathy, penetrating observation, and instinct for human comedy. By that I don't mean “comedy” as in easy laughter. I mean that comedy that wells up from movies and allows us to recognize ourselves in characters both lovable and wretched …Read Full Review
Roger Ebert - Chicago Sun-Times - 01/12/2011
Everything and nothing in 'Another Year'
Nothing really happens in Mike Leigh's latest, "Another Year" — nothing extraordinary, at least. As the title suggests, the film follows the usual comings and goings, ups and downs that transpire over four seasons among a longtime happily married couple, their family and friends. …Read Full Review
Christy Lemire - The Associated Press - 12/27/2010