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Wed 8 - Fri 10, Sun 12 April: '71

Whirled Cinema presents ’71, a taut, gripping, edge-of-your-seat thriller, on screen from Wednesday 8th April.

Belfast, 1971: a young, rookie soldier, Gary Hook (Jack O’Connell), is sent on his first field operation as the British military deploy emergency troops to try to suppress the increasing violence. 121 more words


Flash Review: 71: Into the Fire [Movie]

War movies are not my kind of thing, to be honest.

I don’t like war; I don’t like all the killing and dying and violence; I’m not even that interested in politics, if we’re being brutally honest. 940 more words

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'71 Review: 'A Confused Situation.'

★ ★ ★ ★

War is a consistently difficult subject to tackle in any medium. So often the violence is either glorified by heroic exploits or so damned in retrospect as to become preachy. 692 more words


My recommendations for movie watching this week in L.A. 3/27/2015-4/3/2015

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The Radio Dan Show: March 25th, 2015


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Dan gives advice no one asked for, Justified, review of An Honest Liar, today in movie history, Scavenger Hunt, Maggie looks good, Transporter Refueled looks dumb, Bradley Cooper remaking A Star is Born, Super Troopers 2 indiegogo, Top Gear firing, Review of ’71, Steven Spielberg books Ready Player One, Community is still great.

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Raw, gritty, tense – unsensationalised political ambiguities set in sectarian Northern Ireland in the grim 1970s and the hell-on-earth Falls Road no-go zone in Belfast. A gripping thriller, … 15 more words