The Portuguese Falcon (2015)

Introduction The Portuguese Falcon (original title: Capitão Falcão) is a 2015 Portuguese superhero comedy film directed by João Leitão. Outline Captain Falcão tells the story of a Portuguese superhero serving António de Oliveira Salazar in the fight against the communist “red menace” during the 1960’s, mercilessly satirising both the anti-communist propaganda of the Estado Novo… Read More

April Morning (1988)

Introduction The “April Morning” here is the famous 19 April 1775 upon which the “Shot heard ’round the world” was fired, signalling the start of the American Revolution. Outline This adaptation of the classic novel by Howard Feast takes place at the dawn of the American Revolution. Superstitious teenager Adam Cooper (Chad Lowe) struggles to… Read More