Izaokas

Isaac (Izaokas) – Review

The opening scene – and it does seem to be one, continuous take – of Jurgis Matulevičius’ Isaac will leave your heart in your throat. In the midst of World War Two, local Nazi suppo...
JoJo Rabbit

JoJo Rabbit – Review

A film where an imaginary Hitler is played for laughs doesn’t really sound like your usual six-time-nominated Oscar fodder. And yet, Taika Waititi’s ‘anti-hate satire’ JoJo Rabbit has achieved exactl...

1917 – Review

I know dark clouds will gather ’round me I know my way is hard and steep There is a scene, towards the end of Sam Mendes’ 1917, where one young soldier stands up amongst his comrades fill the f...

Midway – Trailer

From long time blockbuster director Roland Emmerich, comes the visually spectacular WWII film Midway. The movie is the epic, real-life saga about an undermanned American fleet and the brave Navy lead...
Red Joan

Red Joan – Review

The idea of a “granny spy” seems utterly ridiculous. But, of course, Red Joan, is not focusing on the elderly woman tending her garden. It wants you to think about what the OAP in question got up to ...

Overlord

Good people don’t like Nazis. The reasons should be painfully obvious and as such, they always make great villain fodder. In real life they committed inhumane atrocities that have stained human histo...
Outlaw King

Outlaw King

The Scottish Wars of Independence marked a period of violent unrest; a fractured Scotland consumed by in-house fighting and a desire to break free from the English throne. The “poster boy” – if such ...
Daniel Bruhl The Alienist

Six Of The Best: Daniel Bruhl

Believe it or not, baby-faced actor Daniel Bruhl turned 40 this year. The multi-lingual half German, half Spanish actor has transitioned seamlessly from quirky European indie films to Hollywood block...
Operation Finale

Operation Finale – Trailer

“My job was simple. Save the country I love from being destroyed. Is your job any different?” The chilling words of the architect of the Holocaust, Adolf Eichmann, echo over the opening s...

It Happened Here

“What if …” It’s a tantalising prospect for both novelists and film makers alike. It allows creative freedom; a world imagined on the quirk of a historical event, a simple redirection of fact. It’s p...