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Loach's Loving Labors

Loach's Loving Labors

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 5th 2016

Celebrating the honest effort and ongoing productivity of the average working man and woman, today’s Labor Day holiday is largely meant to honor all whose day-to-day efforts in the marketplace benef

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Citizen Loach

Citizen Loach

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 13th 2016

Tonight at the 69th Cannes Film Festival, revered British director Ken Loach unveils his 19th film to screen at the annual event. Continuing his probative and provocative cinematic legacy of portray

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The Full Carlyle

The Full Carlyle

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 14th 2016

As his 2015 feature-film directorial debut black comedy The Legend of Barney Thomson now makes its way across the country in limited release and his role as Mr. Gold in the TV hit Once upon a Time c

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Mirror Images of Fatherland / Memories of Maureen

Mirror Images of Fatherland / Memories of Maureen

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 26th 2015

Directed by Ken Loach (Land and Freedom, Jimmy’s Hall) and written by Trevor Griffiths (Comedians, Reds), Fatherland (1986), shown in the U.S. as Singing the Blues in Red, is a cinematic hall of mir

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Goodwill in Bad Times: Raining Stones

Goodwill in Bad Times: Raining Stones

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 7th 2015

Pope Francis I’s recent visit to the U.S. reinforced the Catholic Church’s outreach to uplift the poor and downtrodden. Pundits have disagreed on the effects of the pontiff’s pilgrimage, particularl

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