Ken Loach

  • Film

    March 4, 2010

    Fifteen and Pissed: Newcomer Katie Jarvis's Fish Tank

    Newcomer Katie Jarvis's teen misfit swims upstream in Fish Tank.

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    October 22, 2009

    Truth in Advertising

    Somers Town gets at the heart of working-class London. And might sell some train tickets, too.

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    October 15, 2009

    Bad for the Jews

    Self-hating or just everyone-hating? The Coen Brothers aim their contempt at MOTs.

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    May 31, 2007

    The Joy in the Bubble

    Cannes 2007 was a success, but how many of its movies will you actually get to see?

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    April 5, 2007

    The Wind That Shakes the Barley

    Year-in-the-life of the IRA speaks volumes about our current fog of war

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    April 29, 2004

    After the Fall

    Temptation flourishes in the garden of Young Adam

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    April 1, 2004

    Blarney Rubble

    Intermission kicks through the debris of modern Ireland

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    May 29, 2003

    Think Different

    Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies requires a brain cell or two?

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    January 2, 2003

    Back to the Future

    Most of this year's best won't be seen until next

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    June 7, 2001

    Norma Rosa

    L.A.'s working class looks to serve itself in the pro-union Bread and Roses

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    March 1, 2001

    Los Gringos Locos

    Julia Roberts's and Brad Pitt's performances go straight south in The Mexican

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    October 14, 1999

    Stamp of Approval

    The Limey brings out the best in a venerable star

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    March 4, 1999

    Regular Joe

    Loach sheds the sentimental in a tender look at a tough hero

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    March 5, 1998

    Look Back in Anger

    Nil by Mouth is so gritty, it verges on the unwatchable

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    December 30, 1993

    What It Is, What It Was, What It Shall Be

    A review of the films of '93, and hopes for an adventurous '94