Friday, May 23 2014
Clio Barnard's vision of the terrenely paradise described by Oscar Wilde has less to do with romanticism and everything to do with escapism.
Thursday, May 5 2011
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.
Tuesday, September 18 2007
The shorts in this international, 9/11-inspired collection range from masterpieces to messes.
Monday, September 10 2007
Ken Loach’s controversial Palm d’Or winner is a work of supreme ambivalence.
Friday, March 16 2007
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.
Friday, December 17 2004
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.
Sunday, January 1 1995
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.