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FURY (the film).

I watched it, despite my inner-child’s pleading not to – I watched Fury with Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Peña, and Jon Bernthal, and written and directed by David Ayer. 358 more words

Americana Injustica

Section B: exam style pt 1


Shock can be created in films through a variety of different techniques in order to set up a certain tone and elicit a specific response in an audience. 382 more words

War Films

The Problem With War Films

I was excited to see “American Sniper.” I had heard a lot of great things about it, like how it was directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Bradley Cooper. 1,089 more words

Review: All Quiet on the Western Front (film, 1930)

All Quiet on the Western Front.

Considering the immediate post-war punitive mood that was voiced in the Treaty of Versailles, at first I was surprised that as early as 1930 anyone was ready to make a film in English that was as frankly sympathetic towards Germans as this adaptation of Erich Maria Remarque’s novel (book review to follow). 273 more words

The Black Spitfire - a spec script that's learning to fly...

Feast your eyes on this (clicken to embiggen)…

The Black Spitfire is a script project that Paddy Eason and I have been working on for a couple of years now. 320 more words


Russell Crowe's New Australian World War 1 Epic 'The Water Diviner'

Whilst it has been released in different parts of the world already, next week sees the UK release of Russell Crowe’s latest film ‘The Water Diviner.’ Set in the aftermath of Gallipoli, it follows one Australian man’s quest to find out what happened to his sons who, like 416,809 other young Australians, enlisted and left home to fight for Britain and the Empire in the First World War. 16 more words

First World War

30 Films Challenge - Last Movie You Saw In The Cinema

Film 07 – Last Movie You Saw In The Cinema

Its been a while since ive went to the cinema, since i went for pretty much all the oscar nominated films which left me somewhat poorer in pocket and doubting that there was any film coming out that was worth me going again. 196 more words

30 Films Challenge