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Dublin Film Critics Circle name their best of 2016

There was some muttering when Ken Loach’s 'I, Daniel Blake' took the Palme d’Or at Cannes last May, but, over the intervening months, the film has engaged with audiences and set in as a critical favourite. Few ...
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Interview – Paul Laverty, writer of ‘I, Daniel Blake’

This week, Ken Loach’s latest film ‘I, Daniel Blake’ is released in Irish cinemas; his first since he – falsely, as it turns out – announced his retirement after ‘Jimmy’s Hall’. ‘I, Daniel Blake’ follows two pe...
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10 things you need to know about Ken Loach

Ken Loach’s latest film ‘I, Daniel Blake’ is released in Irish cinemas this week. Set in Newcastle, ‘I, Daniel Blake’ follows two people – single mother Katie (Hayley Squires) and Daniel (Dave Johns), a man who...
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Cannes 2016 – All the winners

The 2016 Cannes Film festival came to a glittering close tonight, as the stars took to the Red Carpet for the last time. Inside the Grand Theatre Lumiere – where were not, sadly – the best and brightest of the festival gathered to find out who would win the aw...
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Cannes Review – I, Daniel Blake

I, DANIEL BLAKE (UK | France/TBC/98mins) Directed by Ken Loach. Starring Dave Johns, Hayley Squiares, Dylan McKiernan, Briana Shann, Kate Rutter. THE PLOT: Daniel Blake (Dave Johns) has worked all his life ...
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Cannes 2016 – Official Selection announced

After weeks of speculation, the official selection for the 2016 Cannes Film Festival was unveiled today, in a press conference with Festival director Thierry Fremaux, and President of the Festival, Pierre Lescu...
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Competition : Win JIMMYS HALL on DVD

Coies of the new Ken Loach movie up for grabs To celebrate the upcoming release of JIMMYS HALL on DVD we have copies of the movie to giveaway. keep reading for your chance to win a copy.  Synopsis:In 1921 Jimmy Gralton's sin was to build a dance hall on ...