Daily Archives: April 22, 2011

102. Life is Beautiful (1997)

Film 45 in C4 Top 100 War Films I had great hopes for this – I’m a total Italophile and knew lead actor Roberto Benigni won an Oscar for his performance in the film. However, I was totally unprepared for … Continue reading

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101. Control (2007)

A kitchen-sink style drama about the life of Joy Division singer, Ian Curtis, it explores his battle with epilepsy, the rise of the band, and the effects that rising fame had on the vulnerable, and sometimes selfish, young man, resulting … Continue reading

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A Century Achieved

Another milestone – 100 films watched so far this year, of which 44 are from the War Films project, so only 6 more to the half century for that too. That was quicker than I envisaged. Don’t think I’ll manage 400 films … Continue reading

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100. Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)

Film 44 in C4 Top 100 War Films Oh my word. Is this really is on the Channel 4 Top 100 War Films? – admittedly only just creeping in at 100, but I can think of many films that are … Continue reading

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99. A Matter of Life and Death (1946)

Film 43 in C4 Top 100 War Films I’m rather partial to Powell and Pressburger films generally, and know A Matter of Life and Death quite well, but watching a film for enjoyment, and for blogging purposes is a bit … Continue reading

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