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Pedro Almodovar, Tilda Swinton, Mark Ruffalo Demand “Full Accountability” for Killing of Palestinian Journalist

Pedro Almodovar, Susan Sarandon, Ken Loach, Mike Leigh, Tilda Swinton, Mark Ruffalo, Asif Kapadia, Miriam Margolyes, Boots Riley, Jim Jarmusch, Steve Coogan, Naomi Klein, Hany Abu Assad and Peter Gabriel are among a group of 126 artists who have put their names on a statement that calls for “meaningful measures to ensure accountability for the […]

Ken Loach’s Expulsion From U.K.’s Labour Party Sparks Anger

Ken Loach’s revelation over the weekend that he had been expelled from the U.K.’s Labour Party has been met with an outpouring of anger from across the political and film worlds. The veteran director, who has twice won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, is known for his socialist politics and films, such […]

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 and Ken Loach took on the gig economy.

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 ahead.

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 satirist.

‘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 lead.

‘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.