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Dunkirk

Christopher Nolan‘s gripping, gruelling war epic is his finest film yet. An exhausting, often overwhelming experience, it’s essentially a single, ever-intensifying set-piece that plunges you into the nightmarish cha...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Frantz

Frantz is the latest film from French director Francois Ozon; a sombre period drama shot in succulent black and white set in the aftermath of World War I. A French soldier, Adrien (Pierre Niney), places flowers on the grave of ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi depicts the true story of a six-strong elite team of former special-forces-turned-private-security contractors. The group were on assignment to protect a supposedly secret CIA outpost w...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Fury

You’d be forgiven for supposing director David Ayer (End of Watch) and producer/lead star Brad Pitt’s latest offering, Fury, serves as a scholastic depiction of military strategy during wartime or the exploitation of key histor...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Stalingrad

Russia has a long history of filmmaking, dating all the way back to 1920’s The Battleship Potempkin, and recently a lot of interesting talent and titles have been making their way into Western multiplexes, such as the fil...
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Monuments Men

Art is the signature of civilisation. For centuries conquering armies have appropriated not just land, but the culture and history of the people they’ve displaced. During WWII, the Nazis perpetrated perhaps the greatest arts he...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Lone Survivor

Entering Lone Survivor with a hint of trepidation is to be expected given it comes from director Peter Berg, the man whose last film was the also military-based sinkhole Battleship.  Fear not though for Lone Survivor is based o...