The African Queen (1951)

Part of me is unsure if The African Queen actually needs to be reviewed. Everyone knows it’s a classic right? It regularly appears on ‘Greatest Films’ and ‘Classics of the…’,‘1001 Films to See Before You Die’ kind of lists and it’ll be near the top end of those lists as well most of the time. […]

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Shout at the Devil (1976)

I grew up with the false notion that the Great War was fought exclusively on the western and eastern fronts of Central Europe. This was, of course, far from the reality. The conflict was fought in the colonies and on the seas over the entire planet. In some places there wasn’t any conflict as in German […]

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