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More from the Maxime

I know I’ve been going on a bit about the Maxime recently but what the heck it’s that good, so Tuesday this week Mrs R and I were once again, tempted by the lure of  its silver screen. 262 more words

Movie Review - Dad's Army (2016)

Director: Oliver Parker

Stars: Toby Jones, Bill Nighy, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Gambon, Blake Harrison, Tom Courtenay, Daniel Mays, Bill Paterson, Felicity Montagu

The Walmington-on-Sea platoon are tasked to deal with the threat of a Nazi spy who is trying to gather information on an army base nearby. 717 more words

Dad's Army Film Review

Dad’s Army 
PG, Comedy
Director: Oliver Parker
Screenwriter: Hamish McColl
Starring: Toby Jones, Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Ian Lavender, Frank Williams

39 years after the final episode and the home guard of Walmington-on-sea are back to go up against bulls, German spies and a movie remake. 602 more words

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Dad's Army (2016)

Film review of the comedy, based on the classic British TV series, about the actions and adventures of the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon, comprised mostly of elderly men and led by an officious, hierachy obsessed bank manager (Toby Jones) who must deal with a beautiful female reporter (Catherine Zeta Jones) and a German spy as World War II comes to a close. 730 more words


Review: Dad's Army

Title:                         Dad’s Army

Certificate:               12A

Director:                   Oliver Parker

Major Players:         Toby Jones, Bill Nighy, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Out of Five:              2

When a TV series is approaching its 50th birthday and is still being repeated, it must be doing something right.  568 more words

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