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10 Lesser Known D-Day Movies

Today marks the 80th anniversary of the beginning of Operation Overlord. This momentous event has unsurprisingly been the focus of a number of major war movies including The Longest Day

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The Longest Day (1962) ft. WW2TV

We hit the beaches this week with special guest Paul Woodadge, better known as WW2TV. To tackle one of the 60’s most beloved and ambitious

Land of Bad (2024)

Land Of Bad stars Russell Crowe as a USAF drone operator keeping a watchful eye over a Delta Force mission that goes awry in the


Broadsword Calling Santa Boy…

Hello guys, we’re very excited to present our 2022 Christmas shirts. Last year the response to festive Lee Marvin in ‘The Dirty Dozen’ was wonderful.

World War Four (2019)

This week we examine a war film with a difference. 2019’s ‘World War Four’ is an independent film from New Zealand which uses a vast

Attack! (1956)

This week we discuss Robert Aldrich’s 1956 war drama ‘Attack!‘. With powerful performances from Jack Palace, Eddie Albert and Lee Marvin, ‘Attack!‘ Is a masterful

Interview with Filmmaker Toby Kearton

This week we had the pleasure of speaking to a young independent filmmaker – Toby Kearton. Toby has written, directed and produced a number of

100th Episode – Ask Us Anything!

To help us celebrate hitting our 100 episode milestone we called on you – our amazing listeners – to ‘Ask Us Anything’ and you didn’t

All Quiet On The Western Front (2022)

Join us this week as we discuss the brand new adaptation of Erich Maria Remarque’s seminal anti-war novel – All Quiet on the Western Front.

First Look: SAS Rogue Heroes (2022)

This week we are very excited to bring you our first thoughts on the BBC’s brand new series from Steven Knight charting the formation of

Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

This week we cover our first Disney film with 1971’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks. The late Angela Lansbury stars in this fantasy-war film set in the

The Bridge at Remagen (1969)

We welcome back Historian Peter Caddick-Adams back to show to cover 1969s ‘The Bridge at Remagen’ that pits George Segal against Robert Vaughn as they

Pork Chop Hill (1959)

This week we examine the 1959 Korean War movie ‘Pork Chop Hill‘, it was chosen by our fantastic Patreon supporters in this month’s Patreon Pick,

Windtalkers (2002)

This week we cover John Woo’s ‘Windtalkers‘ the big budget MGM-backed blockbuster that famously flopped at the box office being panned by critics at the

Wolves of War (2022)

This week we take a look at ‘Wolves of War’ a new British war film starring Ed Westwick, Matt Willis & Rupert Graves. The plot

The Steel Bayonet (1957)

This week we return to the works of Hammer Film Productions, having previously examined 1959’s Yesterday’s Enemy, with their first foray into the war movie

The Rebels of PT-218 (2021)

This week we tackle ‘The Rebels of PT-218‘ from the infamous ‘The Asylum’ film studio known for their mockbusters and cult b-movies including Sharknado and

SSVC Special

This week we take a look at three classic SSVC productions made for the British military during the Cold War. SSVC or Services Sound &

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