ken loach

Uncovering Curiosities: Ken Loach’s I, DANIEL BLAKE

The great Ken Loach’s 2016 film, I, Daniel Blake is a blistering drama that puts the British welfare system under the microscope. Loach has always been a filmmaker with his eye on the problems facing the working class in the UK and this is [...]

January 14, 2022

Review: Phyllida Lloyd Just Can’t Help HERSELF

Phyllida Lloyd’s Herself is a film which doesn’t quite know what it wants to be. On one hand it would like to be a gritty Ken Loach-style drama about surviving domestic abuse and on the other it wants to be an uplifting quasi-comedy littered [...]

September 6, 2021

2020 BFI London Film Festival Review: HERSELF

Phyllida Lloyd’s Herself is a film which doesn’t quite know what it wants to be. On one hand it would like to be a gritty Ken Loach-style drama about surviving domestic abuse and on the other it wants to be an uplifting quasi-comedy littered [...]

October 9, 2020