The Old Oak (2023)

Films like Ken Loach’s The Old Oak are why I am still so passionate about well-crafted films, especially those dealing with the down and out, those oppressed by the powerful. His latest protest parable, written by frequent collaborator Paul Laverty, celebrates those victimized by a series of UK conservative powers during the latter years of …

Peace by Chocolate (2021)

In this true refugee story a son’s dream of becoming a doctor conflicts with his father’s need for him to join in his chocolate business because only the son can speak English.