Two Mules for Sister Mara (1970)

Introduction Two Mules for Sister Sara is a 1970 American-Mexican Western film in Panavision directed by Don Siegel and starring Shirley MacLaine (billed above Clint Eastwood in the film’s credits, but not on the poster) set during the French intervention in Mexico (1861-1867). The film was to have been the first in a five-year exclusive… Read More

U 47 – Kapitanleutant Prien (1958)

Introduction U 47 – Kapitänleutnant Prien (English: U 47 – Lieutenant Commander Prien) is a 1958 black-and-white German war film portraying the World War II career of the U-boat captain Günther Prien. It stars Dieter Eppler and Sabine Sesselmann and was directed by Harald Reinl. Outline The film begins shortly after the outbreak of World… Read More

Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40,000 Movie (2010)

Introduction Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40,000 Movie is a 2010 British adult computer-animated action science fiction film set in Games Workshop’s fictional Warhammer 40,000 universe and based on the Ultramarines Chapter of the Space Marines. Terence Stamp, Sean Pertwee, and John Hurt head the cast of voice actors, and the screenplay was written by Black Library… Read More

Under Electric Clouds (2015)

Introduction Under Electric Clouds (Russian: Pod electricheskimi oblakami, Под электрическими облаками) is a 2015 Russian sci-fi drama film directed by Aleksei Alekseivich German. Outline Episodic, spiritual and existentialistic look at the state the Russia is in in 2017, exactly one hundred years after the communist-led Russian Revolution. The future looks gloomy, since the world is… Read More

Who’ll Stop the Rain (1978)

Introduction Who’ll Stop the Rain is a 1978 American crime film directed by Karel Reisz and starring Nick Nolte, Tuesday Weld, Michael Moriarty, and Anthony Zerbe. The screenplay was by Judith Rascoe and Robert Stone, based on Stone’s novel Dog Soldiers (1974). Outline The film opens in Saigon at the height of the Vietnam War.… Read More

Yossi & Jagger (2002)

Introduction Yossi & Jagger (or Yossi and Jagger, Hebrew: יוסי וג’אגר, romanised: Yossi VeJagger) is a 2002 Israeli romantic drama film directed by Eytan Fox about soldiers at the Israel-Lebanon border who try to find some peace and solace from the daily routine of war. The film has a sequel entitled Yossi (Hebrew: הסיפור של… Read More

Cold Mountain (2003)

Introduction Cold Mountain is a 2003 epic period war film written and directed by Anthony Minghella. The film is based on the bestselling 1997 novel of the same name by Charles Frazier. It stars Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, and Renée Zellweger with Eileen Atkins, Brendan Gleeson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Natalie Portman, Jack White, Giovanni Ribisi,… Read More