Battalion (2015)

It’s one in the morning and the family and I have just returned from a six week overseas trip. We got to see a lot of family and friends in the UK, spend a bit of time in France in the run up to the Somme commemorations (including visiting the grave of my Great Grandfather […]

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Passchendaele (2008)

I’m holed up in a hotel. Sitting here on the bed, in my pants having just polished off some room service. A sous vide lamb rump if you must know, followed by a funny little pannacotta thing. Totally acceptable to my palate whilst at the same time not being anything worthy of taking a picture […]

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The Big Parade (1925)

I’ve seen ‘The Big Parade’ before but couldn’t remember too much about it. In my experience this is a portent of doom. A film so instantly forgettable that none of the characters faces let alone the story had left a smudgey footprint in my memory. I flipped quickly through some random points in the film […]

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