World War Two

Gemma Arterton: ‘I can definitely tell when a woman has written a script’

By David Jenkins

The British leading lady discusses her role in the delightful Blitz-era comedy-drama, Their Finest.

Their Finest

By David Jenkins

Gemma Arterton gives Blighty a much-needed morale boost in this charming wartime comedy-drama.

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Denial

By Trevor Johnston

Rachel Weisz rails against Nazi apologists in this sturdy court room drama for the ‘post-truth’ age.

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Hacksaw Ridge

By David Jenkins

Mel Gibson delivers an intensely brutal war movie with an intriguing moral twist.

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Why Is Paris Burning? remains one of the great anti-war epics

By Brogan Morris

Released 50 years ago, this understated and underloved drama is deserving of a reappraisal.

Never forget this harrowing oral history of the Holocaust

By David Jenkins

With global nationalism on the rise, now seems like the time to revisit Claude Lanzmann’s masterpiece, Shoah.

Anthropoid

By Lauren Thompson

Stick with this World War Two-set assassination thriller – a dull start gives way to a heart-racing climax.

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Everything we know about Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk

By Alex Chambers

With filming underway we take a look at how the director’s World War Two drama is shaping up.

Black Book

By David Jenkins

For two hours we’re at Paul Verhoeven's total mercy, and boy does it feel good.

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