Ken Loach

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Streaming: Mubi’s First Films season and other essential director debuts
Red Road, Citizen Kane, Reservoir Dogs… some debut features feel like anything but

Guy Lodge

01, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Tony Selby obituary
Versatile actor best known for television roles in hard-hitting realist dramas and the 70s sitcom Get Some In!

Anthony Hayward

07, Sep, 2021 @3:04 PM

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Labour’s expulsion of Ken Loach was the wrong call | Letters
Letters: Rosie Brocklehurst and Anil Bhatt decry the party’s decision to throw out the film director and principled socialist


18, Aug, 2021 @4:52 PM

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If only Boris would follow Melvyn Caplan’s example | Brief letters
Brief letters: Marble Arch Mound | Appleby horse fair | Windy relationships | Swearing | Ken Loach


15, Aug, 2021 @4:13 PM

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Director Ken Loach says he has been expelled from Labour
Leftwing film-maker claims move by party is because he would ‘not disown those already expelled’

Mattha Busby

14, Aug, 2021 @11:46 AM

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'I barely breathed': Tilda Swinton, Emma Thompson, Steve McQueen and more on their most memorable moments at the movies
From transformative nights in the grubbiest of fleapits to spellbinding screenings under the stars, film-makers and critics recall the communal thrill of going to the cinema

15, May, 2020 @5:00 AM

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'Over one hour everything was cancelled' – how coronavirus devastated the film industry
From directors to independent cinema owners, freelancers to company owners: people in the film business on their struggles in a time of crisis

Interviews, where appropriate, by Catherine Shoard

20, Mar, 2020 @6:00 AM

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'When we were sad we listened to the Smiths' – European critics on UK culture
Phoebe Waller-Bridge talked sex. Ken Loach exposed class. Amy Winehouse hit listeners in the heart. After Brexit, does British culture still inspire the same affection abroad? Europe’s leading critics give their thoughts

Ioanna Blatsou , Laura Cappelle, Juliane Streich, Michał Oleszczyk,Mattias Bergqvist, Neringa Černiauskaitė

05, Mar, 2020 @5:02 PM

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Cathy Come Home to Bodyguard: how Tony Garnett shook up TV for ever
He kickstarted the careers of Ken Loach and Jed Mercurio, defied all the bosses at the BBC … and riled up everyone from the royals to Save the Children. We hail the bravest man in TV

Mark Lawson

13, Jan, 2020 @3:28 PM

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Tony Garnett obituary
Producer of film and television drama whose collaborations with Ken Loach included Cathy Come Home and Kes

Anthony Hayward

13, Jan, 2020 @2:50 PM

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Netflix, Marvel, Brexit – and Weinstein: how this decade radically reshaped cinema’s heroes and villains
Hollywood’s monsters were exposed, streaming services embraced auteurs and ‘motion smoothing’ made the movies look like daytime TV

Peter Bradshaw

27, Dec, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Hidden meaning in Jeremy Corbyn’s horseradish gift to Tom Watson? | Brief letters
Brief letters: Brexit poetry | Reporting abuse | Tom Watson’s resignation | Film ratings | GCSE marking | Fracking


08, Nov, 2019 @5:51 PM

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