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Cult Movie: Sink The Bismarck! is British war movie making at its finest

Ralph McLean
Sink The Bismarck! LEWIS Gilbert may be best remembered for his sterling work on the Bond movie franchise (You Only Live Twice, The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker were all his) and standalone beauties like Alfie, but in the late 50s and early 60s he cut his directorial teeth on a series of war features that were both ground-breaking and thrilling in their own understated way.

'Jane Bond' actioner The Rhythm Section more bore than Bourne

Damon Smith
HANDLING a firearm is all about the bass. That's the takeaway message of The Rhythm Section, a high-stakes thriller adapted for the screen by author Mark Burnell from his novel about an avenging angel, who criss-crosses the globe to put a righteous bullet between the eyes of her family's killer.