Memorial Arboretum Land Girls monument unveiled after three-year fundraising campaign Memorial Arboretum Land Girls monument unveiled after three-year fundraising campaign
Royal Princes Regret Not Fighting WWI Royal Princes Regret Not Fighting WWI
Heartwarming story on closure, forgiveness, redemption Heartwarming story on closure, forgiveness, redemption
FURY – Reviewed by Mark Barnes FURY – Reviewed by Mark Barnes
WHO-TUBE WHO-Tube: Gallipoli: The Untold Stories (WWI Documentary)

WHO-Tube: Gallipoli: The Untold Stories (WWI Documentary)

This is a must have for all those interested in Australians at war and how the Anzac legend was forged, and reflects on the impact Gallipoli had on everyday Australians then and now. It includes never-before seen interviews with the last ten Gallipoli Anzacs, includes rare black and white film […]

MEDIA Fury, review: ‘astonishing’

Fury, review: ‘astonishing’

  As in Sam Peckinpah’s Cross of Iron (1977) and Samuel Fuller’s The Big Red One (1980), any Hollywood gloss has been scoured away: the plot is raw, episodic and wholly unsentimental; a gruelling onward rumble from one brush with death to the next. “We don’t murder, we kill,” says […]

REVIEWS FURY – Reviewed by Mark Barnes

FURY – Reviewed by Mark Barnes

Cast your weary minds back to the summer of 2013. I was sitting with a colleague in the press office at the War & Peace Revival when a gentleman informed a show official he was a producer on a new war movie. My mate and I sat listening to the […]

WORLDWIDE FURY RECEIVES ITS LONDON PREMIERE – 19.10.2014.

FURY RECEIVES ITS LONDON PREMIERE – 19.10.2014.

The London premiere of Fury took place in Leicester Square on Sunday. Photographer Andrew Sims was there to cover the event and kindly supplied us the attached shots of leading members of the cast, Brad Pitt; Shia Labeouf; Michael Pena, John Bernthal and Logan Lerman on the red carpet. We […]

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