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The Wind and The Lion (1975)

This week we look at the John Milius epic tale of diplomacy versus military intervention in the early 1900s as Sean Connery’s Raisui kidnaps an American citizen, will the troops

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Tropic Thunder (2008)

In 2008, a group of self-absorbed and washed-up actors find themselves lost in the Vietnamese jungle while filming one of the most expensive war movies

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Attack Force Z (1982)

This week as we continue Fighting On Film’s ANZAC Month we are lucky enough to be joined by Gavin Mortimer who has just published his

The Rats of Tobruk (1944)

Fighting On Film’s ANZAC Month continues with 1944’s ‘The Rats of Tobruk‘, directed by Charles Chauvel. The film tells the story of the siege of

The Lighthorsemen (1987)

This week we continue ANZAC Month with a look at a beautifully shot epic which tells the story of the Australian Light Horse and their

The Odd Angry Shot (1979)

This week we begin ANZAC month exploring some of Australia’s war movies with a look at Australia’s first Vietnam War movie, 1979’s The Odd Angry

The Eight Hundred (2020)

This week we examine The Eight Hundred a recent Chinese spectacular which tackles the the defence of Sihang Warehouse, during the battle of Shanghai in 1937. Directed

Yesterday’s Enemy (1959)

This week we’re joined by Marcus Hearn, the Head of Library and Archive at Hammer Films, joined us to discuss one of the most interesting

84 Charlie MoPic (1989)

In 1989 at the height of a flurry of Vietnam War films an interesting new take on the sub-genre came in the form of 84

The King’s Man (2021)

This week we examine a First World War film with a difference, The King’s Man, a prequel to the successful Kingsman franchise. The film explores

The PIAT In Film

This week we have a very special episode where we tap into a topic close to Matt’s heart, the PIAT. Matt wrote a book about

The Enemy Below (1957)

This week we take a look at the Dick Powell-directed naval thriller The Enemy Below. Starring Robert Mitchum as the commander of a destroyer hunting Curt

Go Tell The Spartans (1978)

This week we take to the jungles of Vietnam as Burt Lancaster commands an embattled MAAG unit advising their South Vietnamese allies. Set in 1964,

Munich: Edge of War (2021)

This week we examine Netflix’s latest war film – Munich: Edge of War, starring Jeremy Irons, George MacKay and Jannis Niewöhner. Directed by Christian Schwochow

Nine Men (1943)

This week we’re back in the baking desert of North Africa with a forgotten gem from Ealing Studios. 1943’s Nine Men follows a section of

Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951)

Set the mainsail and sharpen your cutlasses, this week we’re taking on a technicolour swashbuckler set during the Napoleonic Wars. Starring Gregory Peck and Virginia

Sea of Sand (1958)

Join us as we clamber aboard our trucks and ready the Vickers Guns as we prepare for a raid behind enemy lines with 1958’s ‘Sea

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