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The Battle of Algiers (1966)

September 8th, 1966 | by Padraic Coffey

Few political films have been as influential as Gillo Pontecorvo’s The Battle of Algiers. Produced in 1966, remarkably, only four

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

December 10th, 1962 | by Padraic Coffey

To see David Lean’s Lawrence of Arabia on the big screen is to be dwarfed by the sheer scale of

Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)

October 5th, 1961 | by Padraic Coffey

Of the many clichés regularly peddled out by pseudo-intellectuals attempting to assert their cultural superiority, perhaps the most obliviously small-minded

The Apartment (1960)

June 15th, 1960 | by Padraic Coffey

On the surface, it would seem ludicrous to compare John McTiernan’s 1988 trailblazing action thriller Die Hard with Billy Wilder’s 1960

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