Tag: Paul Greengrass

Twilight Time Goes to War: The Dogs of War + Resurrected

Twilight Time Goes to War: The Dogs of War + Resurrected

October 22, 2014 | By

Reviews of two war films released on Blu by Twilight Time: John Irvin’s cynical The Dogs of War (1980) and Paul Greengrass and David Thewlis’ feature film debut, The Falklands War drama Resurrected (1989).

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BR: Resurrected (1989)

BR: Resurrected (1989)

October 22, 2014 | By

After toiling in TV documentaries, Paul Greengrass (Captain Phillips, The Bourne Ultimatum, United 93) made his feature film debut with Resurrected (1989), a small drama set just after the Falklands War, and based in part on the real life circumstances of Philip Williams, a British soldier presumed lost in combat, feted in death as a war hero at home, and suddenly found wandering the Argentinean countryside seven weeks after being written off as dead…

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BR: Captain Phillips (2013)

BR: Captain Phillips (2013)

February 14, 2014 | By

Film: Excellent / BR Transfer:  Excellent/ BR Extras: Very Good Label: Sony / Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released:January 21, 2014 Genre: Drama / Doc-Drama Synopsis: True story of how the captain of a shipping vessel saved his crew from a band of Somali pirates, and survived a brutal ransom ordeal. Special Features:  Audio commentary with director […]

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