Tag Archives: 5/10

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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213. Went the Day Well? (1942)

Film 81 in C4 Top 100 War Films Masquerading as British soldiers on a training exercise, pesky Nazis invade a genteel English village. Only an observant vicar’s daughter and a young lad notice anything astray at first, but when German … Continue reading

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207. Gone With the Wind (1939)

Film 76 in C4 Top 100 War Films Spoilt Southern belle, Scarlett O’Hara discovers that boy next door Ashley is to be married to his cousin Melanie, and decides to have a 4 hour tantrum. Melanie is of course lovely, … Continue reading

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206. Troy (2004)

Film 75 in C4 Top 100 War Films It’s been a few months since my last film on the war films project. But now I’ve reached 3/4 of the way through, I’m feeling enthused enough to complete the task. I … 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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177. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001)

I may not have been blogging for a while, and this is my first in some months, but needless to say, I haven’t been shirking on the film-watching, so be prepared to catch up on the 28 as yet unblogged … Continue reading

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175. Chalet Girl (2010)

I wasn’t really relishing the thought of watching this, another weak looking British rom-com in the style of Love Actually and similar painfully unfunny films. It does have Bill Nighy, which deserves an extra point, even if he’s playing the … Continue reading

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