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Full marks for this film on the telly?

Advantages: Fascinating story based on fact; typical 1960s war movie
Disadvantages: Not as closely based on fact as it could be; typical 1960s war movie

...~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Please note that this is a FILM ONLY review and NOT a review of a DVD or Blu-Ray edition ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “Heroes Of Telemark” is a Hollywood war movie, with all the genre’s attendant strengths and weaknesses. Bas ...

2mennycds 12.06.2016 · Read full review
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Review of The Heroes Of Telemark (DVD)

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Above us the Waves

Advantages: good old fashioned Britsh humour
Disadvantages: I really cant think of any

This film has to up there with the classics, because it really is a good bit of cinema. It follows the story of a British crew that attempt to destroy a German warship known as the 'Tirpitz'. They use 1-2 man-operated sub's to carry out there mission. ...

kreff1110 03.07.2007 · Read full review
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"Ha! What price snowballs now?"

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...in 1956, this film tells the true story of the battle which was the Royal Navy's first victory of World War II. In December 1939 three cruisers, Exeter, Ajax and Achilles, under the command of Commodore Henry Harwood, were sent to interce ...

pinkmatchstick 03.02.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Battle Of The River Plate (DVD)

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In which we serve

Advantages: Region 0 - Will play on any player
Disadvantages: Not many special features

...This is essential viewing for any War film buffs.Based on the true story of H.M.S Torrin and her eventual demise,this is a brilliantly acted and directed movie.The story follows the Torrin from her construction in an English shipyard to her sinking off th ...

morgan1878 13.08.2006 · Read full review
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A hero of the of the Skies

Advantages: Strong story based on a true hero. Good copy to DVD. True B&W classic.
Disadvantages: Does not show much of the post war Bader.

INTRODUCTION As a little boy I grew up watching all those fabulous classics that were on BBC2 on a Saturday and Sunday afternoon. In those days there were no DVD's and even VHS had not arrived. Neither did we have Sky,Movies, Film on 4 or any of ...

EurekasLaw 25.05.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Reach For The Sky (DVD)

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