As with a few other titles I’ve reviewed on my journey through the history of Great War Films, my film today was originally a stage play that has made it onto the big screen. The difference with today’s film is that there’s been no ‘Adaption’ as such and what you see on film is pretty […]Read more "Billy Bishop Goes to War (2010)"
If I say Canada, what do you think of? Assuming you don’t live there you probably think of Mounties, Snow and people saying ‘aboot’ when they mean ‘about’. From a Great War perspective the Canadians come out of the history books looking courageous and fierce. They fought with valour at the big ding dongs in […]Read more "A Bear Named Winnie (2004)"
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 […]Read more "Passchendaele (2008)"