DVD Savant 2015 Favored Disc Roundup

or, Savant picks The Most Impressive Discs of 2015 This is the actual view from Savant Central, looking due North. What a year! I was able to take one very nice trip back East too see Washington ...

Ken Loach's plea for hard-to-find editing equipment answered by Pixar

Producer Rebecca O'Brien says Jimmy's Hall could be last feature film made in traditional way, 'shot on film, edited on film' • Ken Loach puts out appeal for rare analogue editing tape Help can ...

Cannes 2013: The Golden Cage (La Jaula de Oro) – review

Three Guatemalan teenagers' attempts to cross the murderous Mexico-us border region makes for gripping viewing Even when Ken Loach doesn't have a film in competition in Cannes, his influence is still ...

Cannes 2012: Sundance Selects Acquires Ken Loach's 'The Angels' Share'

Cannes 2012: Sundance Selects Acquires Ken Loach's 'The Angels' Share' Sundance Selects has acquired the domestic rights to Ken Loach's "The Angels' Share" out of Cannes. The film chronicles Robbie, a Scottish youth trying to avoid prison. Robbie sneaks into a maternity ...

Gary Maitland: not a load of rubbish

Ken Loach's new film The Angels' Share is one of the big contenders at Cannes. Will its star – Glaswegian binman Gary Maitland – finally give up the day job? Like many people, Gary Maitland juggles ...

Route Irish – review

Ken Loach brings the horrors of the war in Iraq back home to Liverpool in this gripping conspiracy thriller All films are political, though most unconsciously so. Along with a handful of others (one ...

Enough Glasgow Noir. Let's lighten up a little | Kevin McKenna

Although proud of the films which portray my city's recurring themes of poverty, violence and deprivation, I occasionally yearn for something more uplifting A chorus line of fluffers and panderers ...

Choose The 1999 Academy Award Winners!

Updated: Ok, so I’ve had way to many emails from you guys pointing out that the Oscar form isn’t working for some of you this time around. I’ve put my best team of problem solvers on the issue and ...