The Dunkik evacuation took place less than 2 months after Churchill came to power.See more » 1930s/40s Technicolor cameras needed ridiculously large amounts of artificial light in order to get a good result (hence why most early three colour technicolor films were studio bound).See more » 300(2007) Review: 300 has been given lots of criticism. CBS television special, hosted by Shirley Temple, originally aired on June 16, 1999.
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But it didn't have the confidence to really tackle anything at all - it just bumbles along with a phoney theatricality and those typically self-conscious witticisms that British films seem to pride themselves on.
Its ironic that the film they're making ends up seeming so much more emotional than the film we're seeing.
It felt like it would have some dignity, purpose and backbone, like The King's Speech, Hidden Figures or Suffragette, but sadly it didn't.
Their Finest could have been about so much - a woman's struggle for recognition, the influence and responsibilities of propaganda and journalism, how the pressure and fear of war could drive creativity, art vs craft in terms of sacrificing truth or expression for the greater good of what a demoralised audience needs.