Posts Tagged ‘Ken Loach’

BAFTA 2017 nominations announced!

The BAFTA 2017 Awards will take place on Sunday February 12th and will be broadcast on BBC1 that evening. The nominations are as follows and, as usual, they include a stack of films which haven’t even been released yet in the UK. Best film: Arrival I, Daniel Blake La La Land Manchester by the Sea […]

I, Daniel Blake – Ken Loach’s essential parable for our times – The DVDfever Cinema Review

I, Daniel Blake begins with the 59-year-old carpenter titular character, portrayed by comedian Dave Johns, applying for ESA (Employment and Support Allowance), and being asked a succession of – irrelevant, to him – questions when he just wants to discuss the heart attack that’s led to his doctor signing him off from work until he […]

Poor Cow on Blu-ray – The DVDfever Review

Poor Cow was Ken Loach‘s first feature-length movie and this is the first time I’ve seen it – another in a long line of films I’ve never got round to seeing until their Blu-ray debut. With I, Daniel Blake releasing in cinemas on October 21st, I hope we get more of these in the run-up […]

I, Daniel Blake – Official UK Trailer

I, Daniel Blake is the latest film from veteran director Ken Loach (Kes, Looking For Eric), and is also his second film to win the Palme D’Or at Cannes, the other being 2006’s The Wind That Shakes the Barley, also written by the same screenwriter, Paul Laverty. Starring comedian Dave Johns in the lead role, […]

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