96 hours before the World War II invasion of Normandy, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill struggles with his severe reservations with Operation Overlord and his increasingly marginalized role in the war effort.
Guy is an experienced British fighter pilot who is in command of Britain's first manned mission to space. He has trained for this for three years at the height of the Cold War and now he is... See full summary »
The Vigilante Diaries is a high octane action-adventure following The Vigilante (Paul Sloan) and The Kid (Kevin L. Walker) on dangerous adventures, from the mega-mansions and the underbelly... See full summary »
Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson,
A small group of town residents have to band together after a devastating ground invasion. As they struggle to survive, they realize they must stay one step ahead of their attackers, and work together for a chance to strike back.
In the year 2961, the time is after humanity and nature has recovered the land. A hunter named Cygnus is called to protect his people. He travels across a desert valley to protect his tribe against a band of Heretics. Cygnus must find a way for his tribe to survive.
Two rival record collectors attempt to con an old lady out of a rare, but cursed, 1930s Blues record. When a series of unfortunate circumstances lands them in jail, the feud festers for ... See full summary »
Ronald L. Conner,
June 1944. Allied Forces stand on the brink: a massive army is secretly assembled on the south coast of Britain, poised to re-take Nazi-occupied Europe. One man stands in their way: Winston Churchill. Behind the iconic figure and rousing speeches: a man who has faced political ridicule, military failure and a speech impediment. An impulsive, sometimes bullying personality - fearful, obsessive and hurting. Fearful of repeating, on his disastrous command, the mass slaughter of 1915, when hundreds of thousands of young men were cut down on the beaches of Gallipoli. Obsessed with fulfilling historical greatness: his destiny. Exhausted by years of war and plagued by depression, Churchill is a shadow of the hero who has resisted Hitler's Blitzkrieg. Should the D-Day landings fail, he is terrified he'll be remembered as an architect of carnage. Political opponents sharpen their knives. General Eisenhower and Field Marshal Montgomery are increasingly frustrated by Churchill's attempts to stop...
In the opening scene, Churchill is shown surrounded by files, one of which is stamped BIGOT. BIGOT was an acronym for British Invasion of German Occupied Territory and was used to denote persons who had access to classified materials about Operation Overlord. See more »
Bernard Montgomery was notably short at 5 feet 6 inches, shorter than Dwight Eisehower (5'10"). Julian Wadham (5'11") playing Montgomery is taller than John Slattery (5'10") playing Eisenhower. See more »
When I see Brian Cox, I think no matter what, its going to be at least watchable, alas this was not the case. To be brief (thats all it's worth), Churchill appears as a dithering, almost insane and insecure individual, which from history, is completely false.
Alex von Tunzelmann should be ashamed of this abomination.
27 of 41 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this