Napoleon

Poster for the movie ""

A massive 5 1/2 hour biopic of Napoleon, tracing his career from his schooldays (where a snowball fight is staged like a military campaign), his flight from Corsica, through the French Revolution (where a real storm is intercut with a political storm) and the Terror, culminating in his triumphant invasion of Italy in 1797 (the film stops there because it was intended to be part one of six, but director Abel Gance never raised the … Read more

I Accuse

Poster for the movie "I Accuse"

The story of two men, one married, the other the lover of the other’s wife, who meet in the trenches of the First World War, and how their tale becomes a microcosm for the horrors of war.