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Movie review: Sunlight is the star of Mr. Turner, Mike Leigh’s beautiful biopic of a 19th-century painter

Mr. Turner★★★★ 1/2 Now playing Sunlight is arguably the unmitigated superstar of director Mike Leigh’s new film, Mr. Turner, a biopic of 19th-century British landscape painter J.M.W. Turner. Renowned character actor Timothy Spall gives a stunning performance as the bullish, avuncular painter who never abandons his working-class roots, even as he ascends to the heights […]