THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY (1966)

Release Date: 23/12/1966 Cast: Eli Wallach, Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Aldo Giuffrè, Luigi Pistilli Director: Sergio Leone Music: Ennio Morricone “A timeless classic that reminds us in every frame why we love cinema” The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly is hailed as the greatest Western ever made and I completely agree with that…

THE DIRTY DOZEN (1967)

Release Date: 22/10/1967 Cast: Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson, Jim Brown, John Cassavetes, Richard Jaeckel, Trini López, Telly Savalas, Donald Sutherland, Clint Walker Director: Robert Aldrich               Propelled by Lee Marvin and the ensemble cast’s spirited performances, The Dirty Dozen tries hard to rise above its reach During World War II, the US army comes…

THE GUNS OF NAVARONE (1961)

Release Date: 28/04/1961 Cast: Gregory Peck, David Niven, Anthony Quinn, Anthony Quayle, Stanley Baker, James Darren Director: J. Lee Thompson Based on the novel “The Guns Of Navarone” by Alistair Maclean One of the greatest war-adventures ever made During World War II, on the desolate island of Keros, 2000 tired and desperate allied soldiers are…

BATTLE OF BRITAIN (1969)

Release Date: 15/09/1969 Cast: Laurence Olivier, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Robert Shaw, Edward Fox, Susannah York Director: Guy Hamilton Brimming with energy and breakneck pacing, Battle of Britain has some of the best dogfight action ever to have graced the silver screen Battle of Britain documents a series of aerial battles of World War II…

WHERE EAGLES DARE (1968)

Release Date: 21/12/1968 Cast: Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure, Patrick Wymark, Ingrid Pitt Director: Brian G. Hutton Story and Screenplay: Alistair MacLean Dense, thrilling, and realistic! “Where Eagles Dare” is a relentless adventure that deserves multiple viewings to absorb all that it has to offer At the height of the World War II drama,…

THE OUTPOST (2020)

Release Date: 6/07/2020 Cast: Scott Eastwood, Caleb Landry Jones, Orlando Bloom Director: Rod Lurie A well-made action flick that is characterized by good performance and scintillating action After securing the mainland of Afghanistan post their invasion in 2001, The US-forces toiled hard to subdue the Taliban dominated regions of the country like the well known…

THE OLD GUARD (2020)

Release Date: 10/07/2020 Cast: Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Luca Marinelli, Marwan Kenzari, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Harry Melling Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood Charlize Theron’s stellar act and some ravishing action makes “The Old Guard”  entertaining and effective The Old Guard is a group of independent assassins/warriors who choose their own assignments. They are four, namely Andy…

GREYHOUND (2020)

Release Date: 10/07/2020 Cast: Tom Hanks, Stephen Graham, Elisabeth Shue Director: Aaron Schneider Tense, gripping, and exciting! Greyhound makes up with action and intrigue what it lacks in character development There is something about Hollywood World War II films that always captures my imagination. Even the “not so good” ones. There are films like Dunkirk,…

THE DARK KNIGHT (2008)

Release Date: 14/07/2008 Cast: Christian Bale, Aaron Eckhart, Heath Ledger, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Oldman, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman Director: Christopher Nolan Whatever doesn’t kill you only makes you stranger – The Joker After the stupendous success of Batman Begins, the sequel in the Batman franchise presented a lucrative option for Christopher Nolan and his team…

BATMAN BEGINS (2005)

Release Date: 15/06/2005 Cast: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman, Katie Holmes, Ken Watanabe, Cillian Murphy Director: Christopher Nolan “…But if you make yourself more than just a man… …If you devote yourself to an ideal… …Then you become something else entirely…” “…Which is…” “…A Legend, Mr. Wayne…” Christopher Nolan is…

KAITHI (2019)

Release Date: 24/10/2019 Cast: Karthi, Narain, George Maryan, Harish Uthaman Director: Lokesh Kanagraj Kaithi is a roller-coaster ride of action, thrill and intense drama with Karthi at his best A team of Anti-Narcotics Unit seizes a huge cache of cocaine. The team hides the cocaine in the police headquarters fearing a violent backlash from the…

FAUDA – SEASON 3 (2020)

Original air Date: 16/04/2020 Cast: Lior Raz, Ala Dakka, Khalifa Natour, Marina Maximilian Blumin, Rona-Lee Shim’on, George Iskandar and Itzik Cohen Creator: Avi Issacharoff and Lior Raz A personal tale of betrayal, tragedy and its ramifications that has all that we love about Fauda I never expected the third season of Fauda to better the…