When the clock strikes 11am on this Sunday morning, it will be 100 years since World War One finally came to an end. To mark this important centenary, I decided that I would host a blogathon about films which focus on this war.
I want to thank you all so much for joining me for this special blogathon. In addition to reading through all the posts in this blogathon, I would like us all to take a moment to remember all of the people and animals(their deaths and injuries all too often get overlooked) who lost their lives in this brutal and senseless war.
This war is an event that we should never forget. Sadly war is still present in our lives today, and it would seem that our species has learnt nothing from the horrors and pain of all those past wars. I hope that one day war can be a thing of the past, something that is found only in the pages of history books.
Check back to this post over the next two days to read all of the entries. I’ll update this post as often as I can over the weekend. Thanks again for joining me for this.
Day 2 Entries
Pop Culture Reverie tells us about Wonder Woman and her time in the trenches.
Silver Screen Classics writes about Peter Weir’s classic war film Gallipoli.
The Wonderful World Of Cinema discusses See You Up There.
18 Cinema Lane shares her impressions of watching Lawrence Of Arabia
Movie Rob discusses The Fighting 69th.
Critica Retro discusses the powerful film J’Accuse.
Movie Rob takes a look at the war fought in the air, in his review of The Blue Max.
Thoughts All Sorts writes about a biopic of the Red Baron.
Caftan Woman discusses the deeply moving Broken Lullaby.
Dubism looks at the sports analogies hidden in the film Sergeant York.
Sat In Your Lap writes about the 1933 WW1 film Heroes For Sale.
Day 1 Entries
Silver Screenings tells us all about Charlie Chaplin’s WW1 set film Shoulder Arms.
Cinematic Scribblings discusses The Spy In Black, which was the first film jointly made by Powell and Pressburger.
Realweegiemidgetreviews writes about the deeply moving film My Boy Jack.
Down These Mean Streets discusses the romantic weepie Waterloo Bridge.
Movie Movie Blog Blog takes to the skies to tell us all about Wings.
Silentology tells us all about Harry Langdon’s time in the trenches, in the film Soldier Man.
Wads Words discusses The Big Parade.
Dubism tells us about the hidden sports analogies in Paths Of Glory.
The Stop Button tells us all about The Life And Death of Colonel Blimp.
I share my five favourite films about WW1.