Tagged: war

1917 dir. by

I wasn’t too sure what I was going to make of this film before I saw it. War films can be very hit or miss with...

The poison song by

The Winnowing flame trilogy ; book3 If you’re into your fantasy fiction being epic, your heroes being full of humour and violence, and your bad guys...

Centurion dir. by

Writ & Dir: Neil Marshall

I love and adore Dog Soldiers. And The Decent was pretty damn good too Of course Doomsday was utterly preposterous but you win some, you lose some. And I was still prepared to take a chance on Neil Marshall, especially when the story is about Roman soldiers on the run in the second century. I mean it had to be better than King Arthur, right?

The Light brigade by

In the future countries and states have been replaced by corporations. Capitalism has reached its full potential, or its full horror. The poor and desperate try...

Extracurricular Activities by

The Machinaries of Empire Although this novelette is part of the larger Machinaries ‘verse, you can read it without any knowledge of that wider world as...

The bitter twins by

The Winnowing Flame trilogy ; book 2 Have you read this first book in this series? If not then go read it. It is awesome and...

Alone in Berlin by

translated by Michael Hofman Given all the tragedy, destruction, and horrors of World War II I don’t often stop to consider what life was like for...

Birdsong by

The French trilogy ; 2 Set before, during, and after World War 1 Birdsong tells the story of a young Englishman. Staring before the war in...

Dunkirk dir. by

For a film described by IFCO as only containing “moderate” violence Dunkirk certainly packs a punch. The opening stars quiet, but tense, but quickly explodes into...