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 there is one sub-genre of these Great War Films that is pretty much guaranteed to pack a punch it’s those that concern the conflict in the air. At least in theory it has everything that should excite. Visually there will be life and death aerial battles, emotionally there will be highs and lows as battles […]
Read more "Aces High (1976)"
I was thinking recently about my first memory relating to the Great War. It took a while but I came to the conclusion it was watching the Australian mini-series ANZACs. This would’ve been late 1985 or so, assuming I watched it when it was first shown on British TV. Depending on when during the year […]
Read more "Joyeux Noel (2005)"