Daily Archives: May 19, 2011

122. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1974)

“You can’t expect to wield supreme power just ’cause some watery tart threw a sword at you!” What can I say about one of the silliest, funniest, but most surreal movies ever made? King Arthur (Graham Chapman) decides to go on a … Continue reading

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121. Alexander Nevsky (1938)

Film 51 in C4 Top 100 War Films I have to admit to knowing nothing much about this film apart from the Prokofiev score. It looked interesting on paper – a film about a Russian hero from the middle ages … Continue reading

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120. The Thin Red Line (1998)

Film 50 in C4 Top 100 War Films I had a lot of high expectations for this star-studded film. In fact, I was so convinced it would be another The Deer Hunter in it being both an epic, but worthy … Continue reading

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119. Gladiator (2000)

Film 49 in C4 Top 100 War Films “Why won’t you die?” I saw this at the cinema when it first came out, but one thing I’ve noticed about blogging films this year, is that you end up watching films … Continue reading

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