Sunday, December 6, 2009

Into The Storm

One of the best films of this year you've never heard of is Into The Storm, which is about the great British wartime leader Sir Winston Churchill.

I was astounded that such a well balanced film could get made in the UK these days. If the BBC had done it they'd have made Churchill into a cross-dresser who flogged his servants to death. As it is we have a truly excellent film which packs the entire Second World War into 1 hour and 35 minutes.

Here Churchill responds to people in his cabinet who say Britain should negotiate a peace with Hitler.
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And here, after the war, Churchill responds to the threat of Socialism, in a radio broadcast which strangely enough is not widely known compared to his other speeches. He sure was right, although they didn't need a Gestapo, as both parties in the UK were socialist anyway.

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