Tag Archives: 1970s

223. The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)

Gentleman thief Lupin has just escaped from a Monte Carlo casino with a suitcase full of cash. However he soon realises that the money is counterfeit, so he goes on a trip to the Duchy of Cagliostro, where he suspects … Continue reading

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212. Apocalypse Now (1979)

Film 80 in C4 Top 100 War Films During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on an odd and dangerous assignment to locate and kill a renegade Colonel Kurtz, a man who has set himself as some kind of … Continue reading

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194. The Omega Man (1971)

Charlton Heston was the go-to man in the late 1960’s/early 1970’s for any director requiring a sci-fi action hero. From the iconic Planet of the Apes and on to the futuristic Soylent Green, Heston’s performance in the apocalyptic The Omega … Continue reading

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170. The Deer Hunter (1978)

Film 73 in C4 Top 100 War Films Ok – it’s got Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, John Cazale and Christopher Walken in, so it’s got to be good, yeah? And everyone in the world, even if they’ve never seen … Continue reading

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161. Cross of Iron (1976)

Film 66 in C4 Top 100 War Films Right – it’s epic, it’s also the only war film that was directed by Sam Peckinpah and it stars James Coburn and James Mason. It was looking very processing indeed. James Coburn … Continue reading

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160. The Vault of Horror (1973)

Five men take a lift, which takes them to a basement room, but without a button to call the lift back. Resigned to the fact they may be there for a while, they take advantage of the situation, by making … Continue reading

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139. M*A*S*H (1970)

Film 57 in C4 Top 100 War Films Rather like Planet of the Apes, I was more familiar with the tv series from my childhood, than the original films. I adored MASH the series – it was poignant, funny and … Continue reading

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