I, Daniel Blake

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Low-cost screenings of Ken Loach’s films | Brief letters
Brief letters: Community cinema | Samira Ahmed | Country diary | ‘Rise and shine’ | Muddying philosophers

Letters

29, Oct, 2019 @6:33 PM

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Ken Loach – all his films ranked!
From his groundbreaking dramas of the 60s, through the early-90s resurgence to the unexpected box office successes of recent years, we assess the director’s output

Andrew Pulver

17, Oct, 2019 @1:46 PM

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Ken Loach has competition: meet the new heroes of socially conscious cinema | Caspar Salmon
A new breed of directors are making Loach’s approach to sociopolitical drama look old hat, says film writer Caspar Salmon

Caspar Salmon

27, May, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Sorry We Missed You review – Ken Loach's superb swipe at zero-hours Britain | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week
The I, Daniel Blake director raises his game yet further with this gut-wrenching tale of a delivery worker driven to the brink

Peter Bradshaw

16, May, 2019 @9:55 PM

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Reality bites: does Ray & Liz avoid the poverty porn trap?
Richard Billingham’s new film centres on working-class strife, but it’s no gratuitous wallow

Steve Rose

04, Mar, 2019 @10:00 AM

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British cinema’s exclusion of the young, skint and state educated is a national shame | Danny Leigh
The 1963 arrival of Billy Liar looked like the beginnings of a more democratic, working-class film industry. So why are we still stuck with polite social realism and sniggery classism?

Danny Leigh

08, Sep, 2018 @1:00 PM

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Dave Johns: ‘I was just thinking, “I can’t travel to Hull for £130 a week any more”’
The ex-brickie and star of I, Daniel Blake on finding late fame, cuddling Juliette Binoche and his new standup show

Killian Fox

13, Aug, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Dave Johns review – heartwarming tale of late-in-life change from I, Daniel Blake star
Johns was ready to quit standup until Ken Loach came calling. His fringe return is full of humility and unpretentious good humour

Brian Logan

10, Aug, 2017 @4:03 PM

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Ken Loach’s film company: We support the cultural boycott of Israel | Letters
Letters: Every penny that comes from the sale of I Daniel Blake to Israeli distributors will go to grassroots Palestinian organisations, write Paul Laverty, Ken Loach and Rebecca O’Brien from Sixteen Films. Plus Sharon Lukom cautions against boycotts

Letters

18, Jul, 2017 @5:42 PM

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Ken Loach accused of exempting himself from cultural boycott of Israel
Films by the director, a vocal critic of artists who perform in Israel, have been widely shown in the country

Peter Beaumont in Jerusalem and Hannah Ellis-Petersen

14, Jul, 2017 @5:11 PM

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From When We Rise to Big Little Lies: the best of film and TV streaming in Australia in March
David Bowie cult classics, Korean arthouse thrillers, and Aussie soap opera favourites, here’s what’s coming to streaming services in Australia this month

Lauren Carroll Harris

11, Mar, 2017 @9:01 PM

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Who should have won the Oscars, according to our readers
We asked our readers who they would have liked to see win awards at the Oscars – even if they weren’t nominated – spoilers abound

Guardian readers and Matthew Holmes

27, Feb, 2017 @12:00 PM

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