And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003)

Introduction And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself is a 2003 television film for HBO in partnership with City Entertainment and starring Antonio Banderas as Pancho Villa, directed by Bruce Beresford, written by Larry Gelbart and produced by Joshua D. Maurer, Mark Gordon, and Larry Gelbart. The cast also included Alan Arkin, Jim Broadbent, Michael McKean,… Read More

The Great War (2007)

Introduction The Great War is a CBC television film documenting Canadian participation in the First World War. Outline The film stars writer-director and award-winning documentarian Brian McKenna, Michael Rudder, and future Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau – who became the official Liberal candidate for the Papineau, Quebec in April 2007 – portraying his fifth cousin,… Read More

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