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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


Adrian reviews '71 (2014)

Set in The Troubles (the conflict between Northern and Republic Ireland), ’71 tells the grim tale of a British solder who gets left behind by his shit mates while attending a peace keeping mission in Dublin. 209 more words


Harry Brown (2009)

A 2009 British Vigilante film starring Michael Caine in the titular role. Probably the English version of Gran Torino just without that song at the end by Clint Eastwood. 360 more words


Review - '71

’71, directed by Yann Demange and starring Jack O’Connell is an intense and at times raw film that expertly drops you in the violent situation of Belfast in 1971. 871 more words


Unbroken - ★ ★ ★ DVD Review

The real life story of Louis Zamperini, US Olympic runner, WWII bombardier, POW.  It was a fascinating and inspiring story, but I personally didn’t think it was all that great of a movie. 609 more words

Movie Reviews

' 71

War through the eyes of a new British recruit has never looked more out of control. While in conventional war no matter how much one trains, one is never prepared for the happenstance of hellish circumstance. 564 more words

Flash Movie Review: '71

It is amazing how quickly they know who to cull from the group. As their eyes narrow to focus on the fidgeting, meandering members of the group; their minds are already in “attack” mode. 428 more words