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The Best Films of 2016
15 Dec 2016 // 9:00 PM
PopMatters presents a list of the best films that surfaced in 2016 and impressed us with their cinematic visions of where we’ve been.
'I, Daniel Blake': Man vs State
22 Dec 2016 // 6:30 AM
Ken Loach’s heartrending drama follows a widowed British carpenter struggling to keep an inhuman social services bureaucracy from turning him into just another number.
Cannes 2016: 'Eshtebak' + 'I, Daniel Blake'
16 May 2016 // 8:15 PM
At Cannes, these two powerful films inspire fury at appalling and seemingly insurmountable social divisions.
Director Spotlight: Ken Loach: Statuesque Talks to Loach
19 Apr 2013 // 3:00 AM
On the occasion of his newest film, IFC's The Angels' Share, Statuesque highlights some of iconic UK director Ken Loach's best and brightest contributions to cinema. Today Statuesque speaks with the legendary director himself...
Director Spotlight: Ken Loach: Kes
18 Apr 2013 // 11:00 PM
On the occasion of his newest film, IFC's The Angels' Share, Statuesque highlights some of iconic UK director Ken Loach's best and brightest contributions to cinema. Today Statuesque takes a look at one of the cornerstones of Loach's cannon.
'I, Daniel Blake' Wins the Palme d'Or, If Not Popular Favor
23 May 2016 // 3:49 AM
The Palme d’Or on Sunday went to British filmmaker Ken Loach for I, Daniel Blake, the on-the-nose narrative of working-class folks getting the runaround from an unfeeling government welfare bureaucracy.