Films directed by Ken Loach

The Old Oak review – trades largely on didacticism and sentimentality

By Mark Asch

In what could be his final film, Ken Loach fixes his gaze on a pub landlord in a town reckoning with a new population of Syrian refugees.


Sorry We Missed You

By Adam Woodward

Ken Loach doubles down on his kitchen-sink shtick in this heavy-handed indictment of Britain’s gig economy.


I, Daniel Blake

By David Jenkins

Ken Loach’s latest polemic has a vital message that’s diluted by some heavy-handed direction.


Poor Cow (1967)

By David Jenkins

The late Carol White is exceptional as a working class single mother in Ken Loach’s restored kitchen-sink drama.

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Looking for Eric

By Ellen E Jones

All the heart and humour of a mainstream comedy-drama, with none of the tedious predictability.

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