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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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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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Better than Pearl Harbor

Advantages: Historically accurate, covers both political and military side of the conflict, no pansy romantics.
Disadvantages: Doesn't have the big-budget explosions.

'Tora! Tora! Tora!' was released back in 1970, and has recently been re-released on DVD to coincide with the release of the acclaimed 'Pearl Harbor'. Both films dramatise the events of 7th December 1941, when the Japanese attacked the American Pacific Fl ...

Smith 18.06.2001 · Read full review
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Excellent War Classic

Advantages: Historically accurate, no bias, moving account
Disadvantages: None.

Tora Tora Tora (Japanese for 'attack, attack, attack') and is the story of the Attack on Pearl Harbor. It is an unbiast, Anti- American even account, historiaclly correct, with a strong message. Unlike some war films, it is not 'US whups Japans ass' or 'B ...

Incognito 12.07.2000 · Read full review
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Classic war film and definitely worth watching

Advantages: Very accurate portrayal, characters playing well and very believable.
Disadvantages: soundtrack bit too basic

Tora Tora Tora was a code for Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour in 1941 and this film tells a story of the attack itself but also gives you a full military and diplomatic background. It is directed by Richard Fleischer. I got my 2 disc, Cinema Reserve e ...

Eastern 17.06.2017 · Read full review
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