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Ken Loach Takes on Gig Economy in New Film: Workers “Absolutely Exploited to Their Bones”

Having tackled homelessness, drug addiction, failing social services and other woes plaguing the working class, it was only a matter of time before social realist writer-director team Paul Laverty…

Ken Loach Says Marvel Films Are “Made as Commodities Like Hamburgers”

Veteran director Ken Loach has described Marvel films as "boring" and "made as commodities like hamburgers."

Ken Loach Gets Political at the Lumière Festival

Ken Loach, whose new film 'Sorry We Missed You' will hit U.K. theaters next month, was on hand at the Lumière Festival in Lyon for a master class much more dedicated to politics than to movies.

‘Sorry We Missed You’: Film Review | Cannes 2019

Three years after winning the Palme d'Or with 'I, Daniel Blake,' director Ken Loach returns to Cannes with 'Sorry We Missed You,' a domestic drama about a low-income Newcastle family battling to get…

BBC Broadcast of Ken Loach’s ‘I, Daniel Blake’ Sparks Debate in U.K.

A politician who criticized the Palme d'Or-winning film's accuracy in depicting the U.K.'s benefits system came under fire on social media from those working in the sector and even an Emmy-winning…

‘White Boy Rick’ Director Yann Demange Adapting Ken Loach Film (Exclusive)

'White Boy Rick' director Yann Demange is developing an adaptation of an as-yet-unrevealed film by Ken Loach, with plans to transplant the story from the U.K. to the U.S. and casting a female in the…

‘Jellyfish’: Film Review | Tribeca 2018

Kitchen sink meets insult comedy in James Gardner's grotesquely grim feature debut, 'Jellyfish.'

Brexit Will Prove Troublesome for Filmmakers, Predicts Ken Loach

The director of 'I, Daniel Blake' and many other radical movies says ending EU free movement will come at a cost to co-productions.

Ken Loach Criticizes BBC’s “Disgusting” Political Bias Ahead of U.K. Election

"I think it calls into question the fairness of the election. If you can't have a free and balanced press, I don't think you can have a free election."

‘I, Daniel Blake’ Team of Ken Loach and Paul Laverty to Be Honored at Karlovy Vary Festival

Loach and his longtime writing partner will receive the award for Outstanding Contribution to World Cinema at July's 52nd edition of the Czech-based festival.

Polish Film Awards Nominations Revealed

Ken Loach's Palme d'Or winner 'I, Daniel Blake' was nominated in the best European film category.

How Ken Loach’s Cannes-Winning ‘I, Daniel Blake’ Sparked a Political Movement

Backed by a unique grassroots marketing campaign, the acclaimed film, which launches in the U.S. on December 23, has been adopted by politicians and activists to highlight the injustices in the…