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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

The Ottoman Lieutenant

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The Ottoman Lieutenant is one of those old-fashioned melodramatic war-time epic dramas, complete with a love triangle, that despite its predictable plot, will probably prove to be quite a crowd pleaser. That is unless you a stickler for history as in this Turkish financed production, the tragic Armenian Genocide when 1.5 million people were massacred, … 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

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