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War- not entertainment or infotainment (2)

Jason Parkes
 
The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition (Penguin Modern Classics)
The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition (Penguin Modern Classics)
"For reasons spelt out in Generation-X and My-So Called Life (amongst others)."
Lord of the Flies
Lord of the Flies
"Coral Island from a post-WWII perspective. The bestial nature lurking beneath..."
Night And Fog [VHS]
Night And Fog [VHS]
"Resnais's harrowing documentary should be seen by all- particularly those pricks in the BNP."
Cabaret [30th Anniversary Special Edition] [VHS] [1972]
Cabaret [30th Anniversary Special Edition] [VHS] [1972]
"Weimar decadence gives way to Nazi allure. See also Christopher Isherwood, I am a Camera etc."
The Complete MAUS
The Complete MAUS
"A Cat & Mouse world depicts the horrors of the Holocaust in an extremely original. This, Anne Frank's Diary & Primo Levi's If This is a Man/The Truce should be on school syllabus..."
The Conformist (Film ink)
The Conformist (Film ink)
"As Bertolucci's brilliant film is unavailable. Where Freud meets Fascism."
Tora! Tora! Tora! [VHS] [1970]
Tora! Tora! Tora! [VHS] [1970]
"A film that shows the Japanese side- though not for commercial reasons like Pearl Harbor."
The Rebel (Penguin Modern Classics)
The Rebel (Penguin Modern Classics)
"Camus looks at the atrocities with his piercing philosophies; companion to La Peste."
Heaven and Earth: When Heaven and Earth Changed Places
Heaven and Earth: When Heaven and Earth Changed Places
"Unusual- a book that shows both a female & Vietnamese perspective; slightly unsatisfying film adaptation by Oliver Stone."
The Tin Drum [VHS] [1995]
The Tin Drum [VHS] [1995]
"Schlondorff's excellent adaptation of Gunter Grass's novel; banned in some parts of the States: think of the kids..."
Before The Rain [VHS] [1995]
Before The Rain [VHS] [1995]
"The Balkans- the late Katrin Cartlidge (who also starred in the recent Oscar winning No Man's Land)."
Plays: Vol 1 (Methuen Contemporary Dramatist): Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel; Sticks and Bones; Streamers; the Orphan Vol 1 (Contemporary Dramatists)
Plays: Vol 1 (Methuen Contemporary Dramatist): Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel; Sticks and Bones; Streamers; the Orphan Vol 1 (Contemporary Dramatists)
"The Vietnam plays."
Pinochet: The Politics of Torture
Pinochet: The Politics of Torture
"Remember 9/11. 1973"
Damascus Gate
Damascus Gate
"Kind of Graham Greene in Middle East, from writer of Dog Soldiers."
Paths Of Glory [VHS]
Paths Of Glory [VHS]
"Far superior to Full Metal Jacket, The Trench, Regeneration etc."
Hell In The Pacific [VHS]
Hell In The Pacific [VHS]
"Boorman's great reduction of World War II: icon meet icon."
Rome, Open City [VHS] [1945]
Rome, Open City [VHS] [1945]
"Key work of Italian Neo-Realism; shot during the closing part of World War II."
Dispatches (Picador)
Dispatches (Picador)
"Key Vietnam writings."
A Savage War of Peace
A Savage War of Peace
"As Pontecorvo's stunning Battle of Algiers is not available."
The Nazis - A Warning From History [VHS]
The Nazis - A Warning From History [VHS]
"A brilliant documentary- though now the Nazi's are more history-entertainment, see Nazi Women, Nazi Big Brother, Nazi Who Wants to be a Millionaire etc."
Slaughter House Five
Slaughter House Five
"Dresden. On fire. You are an American. From Germany. So it goes."
Salvador [VHS]
Salvador [VHS]
"Oliver Stone highlights the effect of US foreign policy on central america. See also Manufacturing Consent."
Waiting for the Barbarians
Waiting for the Barbarians
"Excellent Kafkaesque depiction of colonial barbarism."
The Camomile Lawn [VHS] [1992]
The Camomile Lawn [VHS] [1992]
"People are still like people during War."
Apocalypse Now Redux [DVD] [1979]
Apocalypse Now Redux [DVD] [1979]
"End is still awful. It owes a lot to Aguire, Wrath of God. Captures the 'Nam zeitgeist perfectly however. If Fellini shot Dispatches?"