Tag Archives: 1960s

225. Goldfinger (1964)

“No Mr Bond. I expect you to die”. Is there anyone who has not seen Goldfinger? James Bond is ordered to Miami Beach (why doesn’t my job send me there?) to spy on bullion dealer, Auric Goldfinger. Bond notices him … Continue reading

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221. The Guns of Navarone (1961)

Film 87 in C4 Top 100 War Films Two thousand British troops are marooned on an island in the Aegean Sea. However, due to the enormous fortifications on the neighbouring island of Navarone, it is deemed to dangerous to rescue … Continue reading

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217. Hell in the Pacific (1968)

Film 85 in C4 Top 100 War Films An American pilot and a Japanese officer are both marooned on a remote Pacific island. The Japanese man has become fairly self-sufficient – collecting drinking water and setting fishing traps, but the … Continue reading

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210. The Battle of Algiers (1966)

Film 78 in C4 Top 100 War Films Filmed in a mock documentary style, The Battle of Algiers covers the years between 1954 and 1957 when freedom fighters struggled to defend the Casbah and gain independence from the French after … Continue reading

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190. Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

Waif-like Rosemary and her husband Guy move into the creepy, gothic Bramford building. Rosemary soon makes friends with a young woman, Terry, who lives with an elderly couple, Roman and Minnie Castevet, in the apartment next door. When returning after … Continue reading

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187. Barefoot in the Park (1967)

A much-needed change from Harry Potter films was required, and spotting my mum’s favourite film on the tv was the very thing I was looking for. Beautiful newlyweds Corie and Paul (Jane Fonda and Robert Redford) move into their tiny … Continue reading

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153. The Dirty Dozen (1967)

Film 61 in C4 Top 100 War Films I have a theory that Lee Marvin never made a bad film. I do, however, have to include Paint Your Wagon, but please don’t judge me for that. In The Dirty Dozen, … Continue reading

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