Tag Archives: war

Against the Sun – New Release Review

The hard working actors are what make this survival flick worth seeing… It’s 1942 and three US airman have been downed in the Pacific ocean. Floating alone in a small raft and presumed missing at sea by their air force, they have little choice but to try to survive for as long as it takes to […]

Ran – Brand New Poster and Trailer for 4K Restoration

Ran is back in cinemas this April with a brand new 4K restoration… Akira Kurosawa’s masterpiece Ran is heading back onto the big screen this April (1st April). Courtesy of Studio Canal/Independent Cinema Office (ICO) we are going to be treated to a beautifully spruced up 4K restoration and it arrives just in time to celebrate both the 30th […]

Exclusive Interview: Saeed Taji Farouky Talks Tell Spring Not to Come This Year

The powerful documentary Tell Spring Not to Come This Year is released in UK cinemas tomorrow (13th November) and we’ve been lucky enough to sit down with its director Saeed Taji Farouky. Read on as we talk to one of the most interesting interview subjects this site has had as we talk about the underrepresented story of the Afghan […]

Last Words: The Battle For Arnhem Bridge – Review

A compelling story as told by those who lived through it… ‘If in the years to come, you meet a man who says, “I was at Arnhem”, raise your hat and buy him a drink’. British War correspondent Alan Wood famously said that because the battle for Arnhem was an infamous and bloody battle during World War Two […]

Last Chance to Win Last Words: The Battle for Arnhem Bridge!

It’s your last chance to win this moving war documentary… The Battle of Arnhem was part of the Second World War’s largest airborne operation. Allied troops were sent to seize eight bridges in the German-held Dutch territory. The task was tragically overwhelming, and enemy forces soon overcame them. Of the 10,000 Allies dropped from the skies, […]

Competition: Win Last Words: The Battle for Arnhem Bridge!

Here’s your chance to win this moving war documentary… The Battle of Arnhem was part of the Second World War’s largest airborne operation. Allied troops were sent to seize eight bridges in the German-held Dutch territory. The task was tragically overwhelming, and enemy forces soon overcame them. Of the 10,000 Allies dropped from the skies, […]

Last Chance to Win Operation Barabossa!

Competition Ends Tomorrow! Operation Barbarossa: The Russian German War is an eye-opening account of the events that unfolded between the Russians and Germans on the Eastern Front during WWII. Narrated by Douglas Rein (The voice of HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey), this fascinating series, which features German and Russian film footage that has never […]

Competition: Win Operation Barbarossa!

Operation Barbarossa: The Russian German War is an eye-opening account of the events that unfolded between the Russians and Germans on the Eastern Front during WWII. Narrated by Douglas Rein (The voice of HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey), this fascinating series, which features German and Russian film footage that has never before been seen […]

We Are Many – Review by Christian Robshaw

Christian Robshaw takes a look at this moving documentary which covers the 2003 antiwar march and its fallout… On February 15, 2003, the United Kingdom saw its largest-ever protests in reaction to Prime Minister Tony Blair’s plans for war against Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. In 2014, acclaimed documentarian Amir Amirani crafted a powerful account of […]

Starship Troopers – Review (Spoiler Free)

Complex satire or brainless shootem up? Whatever it is, it isn’t subtle… The amount of blood, guts and bad acting is pretty overwhelming here, to the degree that Starship Troopers can be seen as nothing but a mindless movie best enjoyed whilst drinking. However, the film also satirises both America’s political  system, fascism and the […]