Tag Archives: War

Youth (2017)

Back to 1942 is one of the bleakest movies of recent years, Feng Xiaogang directed a horrifying presentation on the human cost of war. The 2012 movie showed an invading army turning their weapons on civilians, people selling their children just so said offspring can

They Came To A City

I’m not really a big fan of overtly political works since they can force an idea upon the viewer. Other times a film or television series that is based on politics but isn’t political is something that I could get behind. So I had a

Ice Cold in Alex

According to some, Ice Cold In Alex is one of the most beloved British war films of the 1950s. StudioCanal seem to think so; they’ve released a new 4k restoration to mark the 60th anniversary of its release. Count me among those for whom, up

The Wall

Thankfully not a film about Trump’s intentions regarding the US/Mexico border, The Wall is, in fact, a tense, psychological war movie from director Doug Liman. The Wall is essentially a three-hander (though in truth the vast chunk of its running time sees it operate more

The Crazies (1973)

To celebrate the life of George A. Romero, Arrow Video have released a box set of three films called between Night and Dawn. It could just as easily be called ‘more than just night and dawn’ as Romero was largely overlooked outside of the Night

The Geek Show - A Conversation about Middle-Earth - Shadow of War

A Conversation About Middle-Earth: Shadow of War

We’re back for another chat about video games, and this time out we’re discussing the sequel to Monolith’s sleeper hit Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor. First though, we’re not going to talk about micro-transactions as other, more cantankerous YouTube channels have covered that subject already (and

Dunkirk – a very loud introduction to war

Leaving the cinema after watching Dunkirk, you’d forgive your brain for thinking that you had just gotten off a rollercoaster. The relentless pace at which the movie depicts the frightening realities of war is as thrilling an experience — if not the biggest thrill —

The Geek Show - Battlefield 1 Review

Battlefield 1 (Review)

From the latest episode in our sporadic video games podcast – Press X and Say it With Passion! – comes our review of EA’s Battlefield 1 on the PS4. In a break from all that is futuristic and modern, EA returns to the halcyon days