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Sorry We Missed You (2019) – 6/10

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I, DANIEL BLAKE (Ken Loach, 2016) 6/10

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JIMMY’S HALL (Ken Loach, 2014)

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Starring: Barry Ward, Simone Kirby, Andrew Scott Genre: Drama In Ireland in 1932, Jimmy Gralton (Ward) returns to his home country to look after his mother after spending ten years in America to a time of great famine and political … Continue reading

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THE BURFORD TOP 10S: THE MOST DEPRESSING FILMS

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Films of course often have individual scenes of heart rending emotion, but as per the usual narrative structures of most films, these are all resolved before the credits roll and we all go home happy. Likewise it is very easy … Continue reading

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THE BURFORD TOP 10S: HUMAN – ANIMAL COMPANIONSHIPS IN FILMS

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A vast majority of us are animal lovers, and there is no denying that animal characters have provided a great source for lazy screenwriters to use cheap cliché to tug at our heartstrings (for example, Marley & Me). However some … Continue reading

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THE ANGELS’ SHARE (Ken Loach, 2012) viewed on 5/2/13

Starring: Paul Brannigan, John Henshaw, Gary Maitland You may like this if you liked: Kes (Ken Loach, 1969), This is England (Shane Meadows, 2006), Trainspotting (Danny Boyle, 1996) Robbie (Brannigan) is a young man who has always been in trouble … Continue reading

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