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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


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

Help Us Raise Money for Charity!

This festive season we are hoping to raise some money for Crisis, to help tackle homelessness. Everyone who donates will be entered into our Dirty

The Dirty Dozen: The Next Mission (1985)

We continue Dirty Dozen December with the 1985 TV-movie sequel ‘The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission‘, Lee Marvin, Richard Jaeckel & Ernest Borgnine return with a

The Dirty Dozen (1967)

This week we embark on Dirty Dozen December with a special guest, Lee Marvin’s biographer Dwayne Epstein. Naturally we start this month long exploration of

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