Monthly Archives: March 2011

77. Zulu (1964)

Film 35 in C4 Top 100 War Films Zulu tells the story of the Battle of Rorke’s Drift, where 150 British and colonial soldiers fought over 3000 Zulu warriors, whilst attempting to defend a mission station. Amazingly, the British battalion … Continue reading

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76. Crank (2006)

Ok, it wasn’t my choice of film, but my housemates assured me I’d enjoy this. Then they admitted they thought it very funny that I’d have to review and blog it. Ah, right… A hitman is poisoned and must keep … Continue reading

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75. Empire of the Sun (1987)

Film 34 in C4 Top 100 War Films During the invasion of Shanghai by Japan, 12-year-old Jamie gets accidentally separated from his parents in the mayhem. He finds his way back to his family home, and survives on tinned food … Continue reading

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74. Battle of Britain (1969)

Film 33 in C4 Top 100 War Films Battle of Britain is a star-studded tale of the first years of World War 2, and Germany’s attempt to dominate the skies over southern England to ultimately gain enough control to invade. … Continue reading

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73. Taxi (1998)

Daniel works as a pizza delivery boy until he gets a new job of being a taxi driver. With a souped-up engine, he speeds all over Marseilles eluding the local police force. Emilien is a police officer, who repeatedly keeps … Continue reading

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72. Highlander (1986)

In the 16th century, Connor MacLeod is fatally injured in a battle with the Kurgan, an ally of Fraser clan, but to the surprise of his fellow clansmen, he survives. The superstitious clan decides he must be in league with … Continue reading

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71. Say Anything (1989)

I seem to be having an 80’s weekend, and of course, it has to include a film with one of my teenage crushes, the young John Cusack in one of his more classic roles, as the loveable slacker, Lloyd Dobler. … Continue reading

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