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“The Boys On The Boat” is wholesome but unconvincing

The values Frank Capra celebrated seem to be fading in our times

Godzilla Minus One may not be especially profound but it is great fun

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Robin Hood marked the beginning of a steep decline for the much-loved brand

The role of the war film in British cinema

In our age of the Saw torture-porn franchise, Peeping Tom still has the capacity to disturb

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Showbiz vicars, lefty luvvies and a brush with death