TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG – Review by Martha K Baker

Anyone who has traveled to Australia in person or through films or books knows the legend of Ned Kelly. Peter Carey, who wrote Oscar and Lucinda, wrote a novel about Ned Kelly on which this bloody film is based. The story, true or not, is set in the Australian bush, starting in 1867.

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1917 – Review by Martha K Baker

In 1917, the doughboys fighting the Great War still thought they’d be home by Christmas. The film “1917” tells the story of two of those soldiers, Lieutenants Blake and Scofield. They are assigned an impossible task, one that makes the goal of “Saving Private Ryan” seem like tiddlywinks.

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