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“Bridge of Spies” (2015) Dir Steven Spielberg

1961 and the Cold War threatens to turn hot as US Army Air Force pilot Gary Powers is shot down high about the Soviet Union in his U2 spy plane. Meanwhile the Americans have captured Rudolf Abel in the act of espionage. The possibility of a swop is mooted… We have great cast including Mark … Continue reading

This Weeks TV. Film Four “The Wind That Shakes the Barley” (2006) Dir Ken Loach

The Irish War of Independence and subsequent Civil War pitted working people against each other in a fight to the death. The winner was Capital and the losers families and communities rent asunder over whether the Capitalists who exploited them spoke with an English accent or not. This was summed up by Scottish Socialist turned … Continue reading

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