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For over a third of a century I have had darkish hair, I wear glasses. I watch too much TV. I read a little. I gave up smoking on 1st January 2007. I would rather be in Hawaii. In 2005, I held the title of ``Greatest Sword in all France'' In 1991 I won a the 1V form prize.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Jadotville

I dedicate this post to Thomas Tiger Clancy.
One of the neighbours in the small town land where my mother
grew up
He served there
Its an Irish film for an international audience. I am too young to understand if it works as a period piece. The African scenery is wonderful and there are familiar
faces from Game of Thrones. (Roose Bolton) again playing a devious second fiddle. As well as the bf of the older sister from Mooneboy
The villain of the piece is Mark Strong playing Connor Cruise O'Brien
If anything the film tones down O'Brien. The film also depicts the UN in a bad light. President Kennedy is am off screen character motivating the two diplomats.
Its a pretty standard war film. There is a Belgian widow and a dramatic punch to add a Hollywood shine but as a simple action film. Men fighting and dying it works

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