Ken Loach: a lifetime in film and politics

“Films can do anything: from the broadest comedy, to the darkest tragedy, to documenting what’s happening in a very direct way.” When asked the question “Are films the best way to put forward a political agenda?” this was how Ken Loach responded. A director whose entire career has been spent highlighting social problems and individual […]

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Review: Jimmy’s Hall

  Jimmy’s Hall is a film that comes with quite a bit of baggage. Ken Loach’s producer Rebecca O’Brien made a call back in August that this would be his last film, though Loach himself has since suggested there might be more in him yet. More recently, Loach used a press conference at the Cannes […]

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