Articles tagged ken loach

‘The Selfish Giant’ Is Oscar Wilde Re-Imagined

Clio Barnard's vision of the terrenely paradise described by Oscar Wilde has less to do with romanticism and everything to do with escapism.

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‘Kes’: The Bird Appropriate to the Common Man

A phrase attributed to Truman Capote might well be applied to Billy Casper and his kestrel, as well: The world is not kind to little things.

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18 Sep 2007 // 10:59 PM

September 11

The shorts in this international, 9/11-inspired collection range from masterpieces to messes.

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10 Sep 2007 // 10:41 PM

The Wind That Shakes the Barley

Ken Loach’s controversial Palm d’Or winner is a work of supreme ambivalence.

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The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)

Ken Loach's Cannes Palme d'Or-winning film uses a familiar narrative form, it does so in a way that leaves the form itself in doubt, heroizing no one, offering no resolution.

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17 Dec 2004 // 1:00 AM

A Fond Kiss (2003)

At the end of A Fond Kiss, Ken Loach's latest film, we are left with a lingering anxiety about the viability of interracial relationships.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Bread and Roses (2000)

Using a Mexican immigrant to talk about class in America, director Ken Loach explores the ways that race and ethnicity are intricately bound to questions of empowerment and wealth.

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Country Fried Rock: Drivin' N' Cryin' to Be Inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame

// Sound Affects

""If Drivin' N' Cryin' sounded as good in the '80s as we do now, we could have been as big as Cinderella." -- Kevn Kinney

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