THE AFTERMATH

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: James Kent Stars: Keira Knightley, Jason Clarke, Alexander Skarsgard, Flora Thiemann, Martin Compston, Fionn O'Shea. Love among the ruins? 1946, several months after the end of the war. Hamburg after the end of WWII was a city in ruins. The German people are suffering from a lack of food and shelter and they rummage through the bombed building looking for bodies. British colonel Lewis Morgan (Australian actor Jason Clarke, currently also in Pet Sematary) is charged with overseeing the reconstruction and rebuilding of the Continue reading

TESTAMENT OF YOUTH

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: James Kent Stars: Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Emily Watson, Kit Harington, Taron Egerton, Colin Morgan, Miranda Richardson, Hayley Atwell, Henry Garrett. Vera Brittain is one of the foremost figures of the pacifist movement of the twentieth century. Her views on the horrors of war and the waste of a generation of young men were formed and shaped by her experiences as a nurse at the front during some of the bloody battles of WWI. Her outspoken views though were not always readily welcomed by a public clamouring for retribution and Continue reading