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[Ealing Studios’ Scott of the Antarctic (1948) was designed to inspire post-war British and Commonwealth audiences that imperial heroes still had something to offer. While critics were courteous, box office receipts for the film were modest. In North America the film performed poorly. More...
[Andrew Priest examines Roger Donaldson’s film Thirteen Days about President John F. Kennedy’s handling of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Instead of focusing on the historical accuracy of the film, as some other studies have done, Priest explores the way it frames Kennedy as a wise leader, conforming...
[This essay examines The Iron Lady (2011, directed by Phyllida Lloyd), and suggests that the film’s main focus is not dementia (as was suggested in much media coverage on its release), but rather grief and the price that Thatcher paid in her personal life for her pursuit of power. In its...
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