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Getting left behind by your Army platoon when you go on a dangerous military mission is not exactly a novel idea in the movies, but this new version with rising star Jack O’Connell, this feature debut from TV director Yann Demange is certainly one of the best. Set in Belfast, Northern Ireland in the height of … Continue reading

Among The Believers

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This new documentary by filmmakers Hemal Trivedi and Mohammed Ali Naqvi makes a sterling attempt to a semblance of an understandable explanation of the ongoing internecine war in Pakistan between the government authorities and the Taliban insurgents.  They start with the cleric Abdul Aziz Ghazi who heads up the Red Mosque network of schools known as … Continue reading

Censored Voices

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On June 5th 1967 the armies of Egypt, Syria and Jordan were amassed on Israel’s borders threatening to annihilate the country. However six days later, Israel won an historic victory, conquering lands and tripling its size.  In the immediate weeks after this several different kibbutzniks got together to discuss and record their feelings.  They had no interest in making another victory … Continue reading


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This new biopic on one of the 20th Century’s most famous political leaders is a re-imagining of the few days leading up to Operation Overload which the Allied High Command were preparing to launch in June 1944 to finally get a foothold back in Europe to hasten the end of the War. Churchill (Brian Cox) the … Continue reading

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