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ECHOES OF THE PAST FILM REVIEW

The Greek experience of World War 2 has not been the primary vision from Hollywood. I can only think of two films that remotely treated the Greek war experience, CAPTAIN CORELLIS MANDELIN and ZORBA THE GREEK. T... Read More...

APOCALYPSE NOW FINAL CUT REVIEW

'Shit, Still Saigon'. This is the phrase with which those of us, longer in the tooth, think of. Another APOCALYPSE NOW. So far we have had the original, theatrical release. Then came APOCALYPSE NOW REDUX (prono... Read More...

UNDER FIRE BLU RAY

Roger Spottiswoode's UNDER FIRE might be a poor mans version of SALVADOR, Oliver Stone's frankly, mesmerising gut punch. However it is also a refreshing film about the power of documenting war, lies and the vis... Read More...

Rome, Open City Review

You see, Roberto Rossellini’s Rome, Open City arrives with quite the pedigree. It has been lauded by Martin Scorsese as being ‘the most precious moment of film history” and was even awarded the Grand Prix at the 1946 Cannes Film Festival.

Lone Survivor Review

“You’re never out of the fight,” Marcus Luttrell (Mark Wahlberg) reminds his remaining comrades deep into their deathly confrontation with Taliban members in the Afghan mountains. An audience is bound to unders... Read More...