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    Cannes: 'Jimmy's Hall' a Fitting Swansong but Ken Loach Isn't Done Yet

    If "Jimmy's Hall" was to be Ken Loach's final narrative feature, as he suggested a few months ago, the activist-minded British filmmaker could go out with his chin held high.

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    Cannes: Why Ken Loach Doesn't Want Cinema to Influence Society

    At 77, British filmmaker and Palme d'Or winner Ken Loach didn't disappoint with his latest film, "Jimmy's Hall," offering up what Indiewire's Eric Kohn described as his "most enjoyable effort in years" at the Cannes Film Festival today. He also didn't show any signs of waning during the press confer...

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    Cannes Review: 'Footloose' In Ireland? With 'Jimmy's Hall,' Ken Loach Matches History With Entertainment

    The 77-year-old Ken Loach explores the story of a man who brought jazz and culture to provincial Ireland in this entertaining Cannes premiere.

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    Cannes Review: Ken Loach’s Twee And Tweedy ‘Jimmy’s Hall’

    It was announced here in Cannes that Ken Loach, who had long mooted this year’s Competition entry “Jimmy’s Hall” as his last film, had at least partially relented (possibly in the face of the general rending of clothes and gnashing of teeth that greeted the suggestion here: Cannes loves Ken), and is...

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    Cannes: Sony Pictures Classics Continues Shopping Spree With Ken Loach's 'Jimmy's Hall'

    Two days before its Cannes premiere, Ken Loach's latest film, "Jimmy's Hall" has been picked up for distribution by Sony Classics, according to Variety.

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    Will 'Jimmy's Hall' Be Ken Loach's Last? Sony Snags the Film Ahead of Cannes Premiere

    Brit director and master of kitchen sink realism Ken Loach is a Cannes Competition mainstay. Sony has just acquired his latest film "Jimmy's Hall" ahead of its Croisette premiere. But will it be his last?

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    Leigh Whannel To Helm 'Insidious 3,' Universal's 'The Mummy' Reboot Loses Another Director & More

    As logic dictates, if "Insidious" made $97 million worldwide, and "Insidious 2" made $161 million worldwide, a third film should follow. Plans were announced last fall, though director James Wan announced he had moved from the horror genre as a director. But a filmmaker has been found, and it won't ...

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    BFI Responds to Cannes Film Festival Announcement

    After this week's announcement of the Cannes Film Festival Competition and Un Certain Regard Lineups, Ben Roberts, Director of the BFI Film Fund made a statement about the British filmmakers included in the exclusive list

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    Watch: First Trailer, Images & 10 Minute Behind-The-Scenes Look For Ken Loach's Final Film 'Jimmy's Hall'

    For over four decades, British auteur Ken Loach has been carving out his place in cinema history, starting with "Kes" in 1969. In 2006 he took home a Palme d'Or at Cannes for "The Wind That Shakes The Barley," a highlight in a career that has seen him loaded with honors from around the world. Last ...

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    10 Notable Filmmakers Who Work In Both Documentary & Fiction

    Truth may or may not be stranger than fiction, but both impulses certainly exert a powerful pull on the filmmaking instinct. With so many established narrative directors over the years turning their hand to documentaries, whether it’s “making of,” band documentaries, or passion projects that they us...

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