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Shoah, Quite Possibly the Greatest Documentary of All Time

Advantages: Quite possibly the greatest documentary ever made
Disadvantages: So, so, so long. 9 1/2 hours!

Director: Claude Lanzmann Writer: Claude Lanzmann Stars: Simon Srebnik, Michael Podchlebnik, Motke Zaidl |See full cast and crew » “For the dead and the living, we must bear witness.” ― Elie Wiesel “Shoah” begins with a man in his 50s floating on a ...

anthonytshering 02.03.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Shoah (Box Set) (+Book) (DVD)

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Riefenstahl's Triumph of Speeches, Imagery, Music & Movement

Advantages: Riefensthal's infamous doc is spellbinding in its aestethics and artistry
Disadvantages: Not for everyone, too much for some to take, chilling and unnerving to the core

*********************************************************************************** TITLE: Triumph of the Will (1935) RATING: ***** DIRECTOR: Leni Reifenstahl STUDIO: Reichsparteitag-Film / Synapse Pictures RUNNING TIME: 114 Minutes AVAILABILIT ...

eve6kicksass 09.03.2013 · Read full review
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It was the Palestinians fault, honest!

Advantages: Fresh and smart animation
Disadvantages: Polemic

Certificate - 18 Run- Time - 90 minutes Country - Israel Genre - Adult animation ------------------------------- Whereas most films that tackle the struggle between the Israelis and Palestinians tend to back the Palestinians, reflecting a similar b ...

thedevilinme 17.07.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Waltz With Bashir(DVD)

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Dancing with Memories of War

Advantages: Fascinating topic, animation, direction, concept & even music
Disadvantages: Not for everyone, difficult subject matter

...It is seldom that a movie comes along that seems to change your whole concept of a certain genre. Even rarer, when that movie touches more than one genre and is thereby doubly effective. With Israel's movie Waltz with Bashir we get this feeling. And while ...

TheChocolateLady 26.09.2010 · Read full review
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Big Wing

Advantages: Stunning aerial sequences, great score, entertaining account
Disadvantages: Too many cooks

The 1969 all-star big budget extravaganza 'The Battle of Britain' is recently arrived to DVD, albeit on region 1 only for the moment. Never fear though, it's an MGM release, and region 2 releases are never too far behind. It's arrival on DVD is extreme ...

dadmancat 02.08.2003 · Read full review
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Review of The Battle Of Britain (DVD)

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