Single Take – 1917

I’d never heard of a single take movie. Family and friends kept telling us about this brilliant new war movie called 1917. “It is a single take…” they said, as if that made all the difference. Never having been a lover of war movies, unlike himself, this impressive bit of information made no difference to … More Single Take – 1917

Lest We Forget

Today is Anzac Day.  In soldiers’ folklore, the vivid red of the poppy came from the blood of their comrades soaking the ground.  Observed on 25 April each year, Anzac Day was originally devised to honour the members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought at Gallipoli against the Ottoman Empire during World War I. Although the Battle of … More Lest We Forget