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The Way Ahead (1944)

The Way Ahead (1944)

February 24, 2021

Join us for as we examine the Carol Reed-directed 1944 British classic 'The Way Ahead' starring David Niven, Stanley Holloway, William Hartnell, Peter Ustinov and John Laurie. We're joined by special guest Richard Fisher of the Vickers MG Collection and Research Association. The film follows a platoon of men through their call up, training and up to their first experience of battle!

 

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Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect

February 17, 2021

Join us for something a little bit different this week as we discuss some listener pitches of war movies they'd like to see made! We share our own ideas and look at what you guys suggested recently over on twitter. 

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Bravo Two Zero (1999) & The One That Got Away (1996)

Bravo Two Zero (1999) & The One That Got Away (1996)

February 10, 2021

Join us as we take a special look at not one but two films - both looking at the ill-fated SAS mission - Bravo Two Zero. Gulf War films are rare and with the 30th Anniversary of the war upon us we thought it was a good time to take a look at 'The One That Got Away' (1996) and 'Bravo Two Zero' (1999).

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The Siege of Firebase Gloria (1989)

The Siege of Firebase Gloria (1989)

February 3, 2021

Join us on the week of the 53rd anniversary of the start of the Tet Offensive as we take a look at the 1989's 'The Siege of Firebase Gloria' starring R. Lee Ermey, Wings Hauser & Albert Popwell. Directed Brian Trenchard-Smith its a Vietnam last stand movie that riffs on its predecessors.

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Bataan! (1943)

Bataan! (1943)

January 27, 2021

Join us this week as we look at 1943's 'Bataan!' starring Robert Taylor, Robert Walker, Lloyd Nolan, Kenneth Spencer and Desi Arnaz. Its one of the few films to look at the brutal Battle of Bataan. It's a classic last stand movie.

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Go For Broke (1951)

Go For Broke (1951)

January 20, 2021

Join us as we examine 1951's 'Go For Broke!', written & directed by Robert Pirosh and starring Van Johnson - who had worked together on 'Battleground' (FoF Episode 6). The film tells the unique story of the 442nd Infantry Regiment, a US Army unit made up of Japanese-Americans who became the most decorated unit of its size of World War Two! 

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Go For Broke! - Trailer

Go For Broke! - Trailer

January 18, 2021

In our next episode we'll look at the 1951's 'Go For Broke!'. Join us as we examine a film which tells the story of the 442nd Infantry Regiment, a unique US Army unit made up of Japanese-Americans who became the most decorated unit of its size of World War Two! Out Wednesday!

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An Ungentlemanly Act (1992)

An Ungentlemanly Act (1992)

January 13, 2021

Join us for a special episode where we chat with director Stuart Urban and some of the cast (Hugh Ross & Ian McNeice) of the 1992 BAFTA-winning film 'An Ungentlemanly Act'. A unique war movie which looks at the first 36 hours of the Falklands War and the battle to defend the island from Invasion.

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Show & Tell #1 - The Rifleman (2019) & Sea of Sand (1958)

Show & Tell #1 - The Rifleman (2019) & Sea of Sand (1958)

January 6, 2021

In this first episode of Show & Tell  we chat about a new Latvian World War One movie 'The Rifleman' and a British classic from 1958 - 'Sea of Sand' also known as 'Desert Patrol'. 

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Kelly’s Heroes (1970)

Kelly’s Heroes (1970)

January 4, 2021

Join us for our New Year Special as we examine the 1970 cult-classic 'Kelly's Heroes' with a very special guest, renowned historian Peter Caddick-Adams!

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