It’s easy to forget that his films are hilarious. When they’re not screaming at indifferent and hostile government agents, Daniel and Katie eke out some valuable downtime, which are both casually warm and often quite funny. They’re great together and apart; Squires is a particular revelation and one of 2016’s best breakthroughs. Then there are those times that Loach and Laverty simply go too far. Still, even when they do, they always find a way back.
December 20, 2016