El Cid (2021): S02E05 – The Path of Hate

Introduction El Cid is a Spanish historical action drama web television series about Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar “El Cid” , the 11th-century Castilian knight and warlord. Outline Sancho has decided to execute his brother Alfonso and the rest of Leonese nobles who support him, including Orduño. As soon as Alfonso is dead, Sancho will be… Read More

El Cid (2021): S02E04 – Ambush

Introduction El Cid is a Spanish historical action drama web television series about Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar “El Cid” , the 11th-century Castilian knight and warlord. Outline After Ruy’s decisive intervention in the battle, Sancho of Castile takes Galicia from his brother García. But this does not bring peace to the Iberian Peninsula. On the… Read More

El Cid (2021): S02E03 – Wind of War

Introduction El Cid is a Spanish historical action drama web television series about Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar “El Cid” , the 11th-century Castilian knight and warlord. Outline After Sancha’s death, the war between the three brothers is imminent. Sancho sets out to attack Galicia, but in order to do that he must pass through Leon.… Read More

El Cid (2021): S02E02 – The Burden of Duty

Introduction El Cid is a Spanish historical action drama web television series about Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar “El Cid” , the 11th-century Castilian knight and warlord. Outline Alfonso, following Urraca’s advice, has one last tempting card up his sleeve to get Ruy to stay in Leon by his side: breaking off Jimena’s betrothal to Orduño… Read More

El Cid (2021): S02E01 – Promises and Temptations

Introduction El Cid is a Spanish historical action drama web television series about Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar “El Cid” , the 11th-century Castilian knight and warlord. Outline After the assassination of Flaín, the Count of Leon, many point at Ruy as the culprit. Meanwhile, the one from Vivar is forced to go back to Zaragoza,… Read More

Austerlitz (1960)

Introduction Austerlitz (aka The Battle of Austerlitz, English title) is a 1960 French film directed by Abel Gance and starring Jean Marais, Rossano Brazzi, Martine Carol, Jack Palance, Claudia Cardinale, Vittorio De Sica, Orson Welles, Leslie Caron and Jean-Louis Trintignant. Pierre Mondy portrays Napoleon in this film about his victory at the Battle of Austerlitz.… Read More

The Lost Patrol (2013)

Introduction The unusual meeting between three deserters from different nationalities (Brazil, German and Italy) during World War II. Also known as A Montanha (working title), A Estrada 47 (original title), and Road 47 (Brazilian alternative title and US theatrical title). Outline During World War II, looking up the Mountain, in Italy, a Brazilian Expeditionary Force… Read More

Guy Martin’s Great Escape (2019)

Introduction Guy sets out to recreate the iconic motorcycle movie stunt at the climax of The Great Escape. Outline However, unlike Steve McQueen’s film character, he aims to successfully clear both fences. Guy Martin’s Military-related Programmes Guy Martin’s Spitfire (2014). Guy Martin: Last Flight of the Vulcan Bomber (2015). Guy Martin’s WW1 Tank (2017). Guy… Read More

Guy Martin’s Battle of Britain (2021): Part 02

Introduction Guy Martin trains as a fighter pilot for the Battle of Britain and a possible dogfight with a Messerschmitt. Outline Guy’s training ramps up at the UK’s only aerial combat school, where he must master dogfighting at 200mph, handling extreme g-force, and flying upside down. He enlists the help of the Parachute Regiment for… Read More

Guy Martin’s Battle of Britain (2021): Part 01

Introduction Guy Martin trains as a fighter pilot for the Battle of Britain and a possible dogfight with a Messerschmitt. Outline Guy follows in the footsteps of the brave young pilots of World War Two. But his toughest test yet starts with a near disaster on take-off! Guy Martin’s Military-related Programmes Guy Martin’s Spitfire (2014).… Read More