Daily Archives: May 22, 2011

126. North By Northwest (1959)

I’m not only a Hitchcock fan, I also love Cary Grant in everything he’s in, so this is pretty much a dream film for me. Grant plays Roger Thornhill, an advertising executive in New York, who, in a moment of … Continue reading

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125. First Blood (1982)

After being forced to watch First Blood Part II as part of the war films project, (and finding it unbelievably awful) my housemates decided that I needed to watch the original film in the series. I complied – mainly because … Continue reading

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124. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Film 53 in C4 Top 100 War Films I’m really not sure what to say here that hasn’t been said before. This is probably one of the greatest films ever made. It’s certainly one of the biggest films ever produced … Continue reading

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123. Welcome to Sarajevo (1997)

Film 52 in C4 Top 100 War Films Set during the Bosnian war, an ITN reporter, Henderson, covers human interest stories from its besieged capital, Sarajevo with a small film crew. The team discover a near-abandoned orphanage which is next to the … Continue reading

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