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Day: 4 April 2016

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DVD Review: Three Brothers

★★★★☆ The Years of Lead was a period ranging from the late 1960s to the early 80s in which Italy existed in a state of civil unrest and suffered a surge in terrorism from both left and right-wing groups. This social turmoil provided fertile ground for filmmakers such […]

#Ben Nicholson

DVD Review: Culloden, The War Game

★★★★★ Peter Watkins didn’t enjoy an especially long career at the BBC. The furore surrounding his second documentary saw him not only resign, but flee the UK into self-imposed exile. The project that sparked the controversy was 1965’s The War Game, a harrowing imagining of a potential Soviet […]