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Never before in the field of human conflict

Advantages: Classic series well presented on blu-ray
Disadvantages: None, as long as you appreciate when the series was made

...This set is currently, released by Network, about £50 on amazon (although I’m sure it was cheaper when I bought it, so shop around). There’s an older Blu-ray release from Fremantle, which carries the subtitle ‘The Ultimate Restored Edition’, but that crop ...

hogsflesh 13.04.2017 · Read full review
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Review of The World at War (Blu-ray)

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'Beyond describing'

Advantages: It's a powerful, historically important film
Disadvantages: It's difficult to watch

This BFI release is £25 on amazon at the moment. It feels a bit dumb to try to give a star rating for a film like this – watching it is not enjoyable, but the film works very well, was released with the best of intentions, and has historical importance. ...

hogsflesh 05.06.2017 · Read full review
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Review of German Concentration Camps Factual Survey (Blu-ray)

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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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Review of Triumph Of The Will (DVD)

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"Do they know something we don't?"

Advantages: True story, fairly accurate, exciting, moving
Disadvantages: A lot of changes of scene

Operation “Market Garden” was a bold plan – ambitious and risky. The idea was to drop US and British airborne forces German lines in Holland, to secure a string of key bridges along a route that would lead to the industrial heartland of the Ruhr. It was ...

2mennycds 20.10.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Arnhem - A Bridge Too Far (DVD)

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A successful failure...

Advantages: Great depiction, realistic in many ways, great subject
Disadvantages: Minor flaws with history

* * * * The History * * * * Operation Market-Garden, begun in September 1944, was an Allied military campaign led by Montgomery, the senior British field commander, in the latter stages of World War II. While the Allies were still in France, a plan had ...

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Review of Arnhem - A Bridge Too Far (DVD)

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