Haftar’s Russian Mercenaries: Inside the Wagner Group (2021)

Introduction BBC News Arabic and BBC News Russian have teamed up to deliver a TV documentary which investigates the presence in Libya of fighters who are working for the Wagner Group – a shadowy Russian organisation supplying fighters to war zones – fighters who are accused of war crimes by the local population. Outline BBC… Read More

The Last Valley (1971)

Introduction The Last Valley is a 1971 film directed by James Clavell, a historical drama set during the Thirty Years’ War (1618–1648). While war ravages southern Germany, a mercenary leader (Michael Caine) and a teacher (Omar Sharif) stumble upon a valley untouched by the war. Based upon the novel The Last Valley (1959), by J.B.… Read More

Vera Cruz (1954)

Introduction Vera Cruz is a 1954 American Western film starring Gary Cooper and Burt Lancaster, and featuring Denise Darcel, Sara Montiel, Cesar Romero, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson and Jack Elam. Outline During the Franco-Mexican War, ex-Confederate soldier Ben Trane (Cooper) travels to Mexico seeking a job as a mercenary. He falls in with Joe Erin… Read More

You Can’t Win ‘Em All (1970)

Introduction You Can’t Win ‘Em All is a 1970 British-American war film, written by Leo Gordon (also an actor who appears in the film) and directed by Peter Collinson. It stars Tony Curtis and Charles Bronson. Also known as The Dubious Patriots and The Mercenaries (US working titles) and Soldiers of Fortune (US video title).… Read More

The Outpost (2021): S04E13 – Nothing Lasts Forever

Introduction The Outpost is an American fantasy-adventure drama television series, acquired by The CW, which premiered on 10 July 2018. Outline Talon and her friends battle against the gods. Janzo, Wren and Munt fight to save the Kahvi. A ruler is crowned. The Outpost Series You can find a full index and overview of The… Read More

The Outpost (2021): S04E11 – Guardian of the Asterkinj

Introduction The Outpost is an American fantasy-adventure drama television series, acquired by The CW, which premiered on 10 July 2018. Outline Talon and Luna return to a familiar tomb. Janzo and Wren find themselves in a precarious position. Meanwhile, Zed, Munt, and Nedra must play a deadly game against the gods. The Outpost Series You… Read More

The Outpost (2021): S04E10 – Something to Live For

Introduction The Outpost is an American fantasy-adventure drama television series, acquired by The CW, which premiered on 10 July 2018. Outline Talon and Luna return to a familiar tomb. Janzo and Wren find themselves in a precarious position. Meanwhile, Zed, Munt and Nedra must play a deadly game against the gods. The Outpost Series You… Read More

The Outpost (2021): S04E09 – The Price of Immortality

Introduction The Outpost is an American fantasy-adventure drama television series, acquired by The CW, which premiered on 10 July 2018. Outline Talon and Zed see ominous visions beneath the Outpost. Garret tests his relationship with Talon. Janzo solves the riddle of an old relic. The Outpost Series You can find a full index and overview… Read More