Anthropoid

Anthropoid was in dangers of falling in an all too familiar trap when it was announced that another film covering the same story. HHhH, the other story started to go into production just an Anthropoi...

Operation Chromite – Trailer

Just out is the trailer for the new South Korean war film, Operation Chromite. It was a  major box office hit during the summer in Asian territories and is now coming to  UK cinemas this Christmas. T...

Dunkirk – Teaser Trailer

Just released is the first trailer for the highly anticipated film from the acclaimed director Christopher Nolan. Dunkirk is a well-known story and a low point for the British Army. This was the poin...

Land of Mine

The horrors of World War II didn’t end with Germany’s surrender. For all that has been documented of this time there are many stories relatively unknown, including a horrifying practice b...

Testament Of Youth

Based on the seminal anti-war autobiography of the same name by Vera Britten, Testament Of Youth was released at a very opportune moment. The first world war was in everyone’s mind and was regu...

American Sniper

Now online is the first trailer for the forthcoming Bradley Cooper drama, American Sniper. The film, based on fact, is the story of Chris Kyle who had a very specialised set of skills that he used to...

The Monuments Men

The popularity of film genres seems to go in cycles. The usual pattern starts with a surprisingly massive hit movie which garners praise and award recognition. This leads to a glut of movies within t...

Good Morning, Vietnam

Back in nineteen eighty eight, Robin Williams was not well known for his work on the big screen. He had a successful career in stand up and on television in the hit comedy Mork & Mindy, but his f...

300: Rise of an Empire

Back in 2006 I stumbled onto 300 in the cinema as a “nothing else on” choice. I had watched the trailers and had been generally underwhelmed. In the end I enjoyed both the visual style an...