Leigh fluffs his big historical moment

Leigh fluffs his big historical moment
Neil Bell, John-Paul Hurley, Philip Jackson, Rory Kinnear, and Tom Gill in Peterloo (2018)

There’s something dusty and clumsy about Mike Leigh's Peterloo that saps the film of its zeal and urgency; a fogginess that settles early and never lifts.

Peterloo: Directed by Mike Leigh, Nationwide, 12A, Rating: **

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