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4 yaps

The League of Gentlemen (1960)

Though I was expecting something harder-edged, this cheeky British crime caper features Jack Hawkins in a rare leading role. Continue reading

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A Matter of Life and Death (1946)

This well-regarded British romance/drama about a pilot appealing to Heaven for a reprieve is dippy, daffy and overrated. Continue reading

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

A rousing tale of the 40-year career of a British soldier, “The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp” examines what it’s like to grow old. Continue reading