Tag Archives: 4/10

203. The Libertine (2004)

John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester was a rake of the highest order. He seduced other women whilst his wife stayed at home, was contemptuous of his benefactor, King Charles II, openly humiliating him in front of the king of France, whom Charles … Continue reading

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173. Camille (1936)

I had a vague recollection of seeing this film about 20 years ago, but I couldn’t remember much of the plot, even as I was watching. Maybe it wasn’t that memorable after all. Camille, played by Greta Garbo, is a … Continue reading

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156. The Caine Mutiny (1954)

Film 63 in C4 Top 100 War Films A mean captain takes over an undisciplined ship. He makes poor decisions and unreasonable demands, incurring  judgement on his character and mental health by his officers, until finally his lieutenant takes over … Continue reading

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148. Von Ryan’s Express (1965)

Film 59 in C4 Top 100 War Films Bad start on the review. I watched this a week ago and forgot to make notes, so my memory of it may be somewhat flawed… I rather liked Frank Sinatra in From … Continue reading

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96. The Goonies (1985)

A friend was round the house and wanted to watch a film, so they chose this, as they thought their kids would enjoy it, as they had done at their age. I have to say, I wasn’t dreading it, as … Continue reading

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78. To Be or Not to Be (1942)

Film 36 in C4 Top 100 War Films Joseph Tura is a pretty terrible Shakespearean actor, whose wife, Maria, is in the habit of entertaining a young Polish officer in her dressing room just as Tura begins his rendition of … Continue reading

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62. Centurion (2010)

I state at the top of this blog, that I review every film I watch, good or bad. However, when it’s films like Centurion, then I realise that I’ve made a slightly foolish decision…I really didn’t know what to make … Continue reading

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