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Tuesday, May 22 2012

Cannes 2012: 'The Angels' Share' + 'Killing Them Softly'

Much like Ken Loach's The Angels' Share, Andrew Dominik's Killing Them Softly features scatterbrained thieves and clever fast-paced dialogue.


Thursday, May 5 2011

'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.


Monday, September 10 2007

The Wind That Shakes the Barley

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


Thursday, March 15 2007

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.


Thursday, December 16 2004

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.


Blogs

Friday, April 19 2013

Director Spotlight: Ken Loach: Statuesque Talks to Loach

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...


Friday, April 19 2013

Director Spotlight: Ken Loach: Kes

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.


Thursday, April 18 2013

Director Spotlight: Ken Loach: Ladybird Ladybird

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 looks at the bravura performance of Crissy Rock in Loach's dramatic fable.


Wednesday, April 17 2013

Director Spotlight: Ken Loach: My Name Is Joe

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 revisits My Name Is Joe.


Wednesday, April 17 2013

Director Spotlight: Ken Loach: The Wind That Shakes the Barley

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 looks back at Cannes-winner The Wind That Shakes the Barley...


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