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Films on the to-do list

  • Black Widow
  • Chimes at Midnight
  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer
  • Last Christmas
  • Remember Sunday
  • Shazam! 2
  • Spy Guys
  • Wonder Woman: 1984

Category: Period Dramas

Gladiator (2000)

Film review: Gladiator (2000), directed by Ridley Scott General Maximus (Russell Crowe) wins a battle against Germanic tribes, fighting for his ageing Emperor Marcus Aurelius

Schindler’s List (1993)

Film review: Schindler’s List (1993), directed by Steven Spielberg Businessman Oskar Schindler (Liam Neeson) wants to make money, and one way to do so is

The Great Gatsby (2000)

TV film review: The Great Gatsby (2000), directed by Robert Markowitz Based on F Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, this isn’t the recent Baz Luhrmann adaptation, but

Les Misérables (1998)

Film review: Les Misérables (1998), directed by Bille August A few weeks ago I mentioned how the 1978 TV movie adaptation of Victor Hugo’s classic

Les Misérables (1978)

TV film review: Les Misérables (1978), directed by Glenn Jordan Before the popular film-based-on-the-musical, there have been other adaptations of Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables. This

The Libertine (2004)

Film review: The Libertine (2004), directed by Laurence Dunmore A film about the Earl of Rochester sounds like a great idea, no? I thought so,

Miss Potter (2006)

Film review: Miss Potter (2006), directed by Chris Noonan tl;dr: It’s sugar, not a lot of spice, but all things nice. Miss Potter is nothing