Lone Survivor (2013)

Introduction Lone Survivor is a 2013 American biographical military action film based on the eponymous 2007 non-fiction book by Marcus Luttrell with Patrick Robinson. Set during the war in Afghanistan, it dramatises the unsuccessful United States Navy SEAL’s counter-insurgent mission Operation Red Wings, during which a four-man SEAL reconnaissance and surveillance team was tasked to… Read More

Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997)

Introduction Little Dieter Needs to Fly (German: Flucht aus Laos, literally “Escape from Laos”) is a 1997 German-British-French documentary film written and directed by Werner Herzog, produced by Werner Herzog Filmproduktion, and premiered on German television. The film was released to DVD in 1998 by Anchor Bay. The documentary laid the basis for the 2006… Read More

Lincoln’s Washington at War (2013)

Introduction Washington, D.C. in 1861. The Civil War is at the doorstep and the city is bracing for disaster. America is a country torn in two. Outline An untested President Lincoln strives to make the nation’s capital the political centre of the Union, but finds he is surrounded by Southern sympathies and under constant threat… Read More