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Competition: Win Ken Loach’s THE OLD OAK On Blu-ray

Ken Loach and Paul Laverty’s THE OLD OAK, is available on digital download and available to buy on Blu-ray and DVD from 15th December. To celebrate, Movies In Focus is offering 2 lucky readers the chance to win a copy of the film on Blu-ray. The [...]

December 11, 2023

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