MUNICH: THE EDGE OF WAR – Review by Susan Granger

Based on the 2017 best-seller by British novelist Robert Harris, Ben Power’s revisionist historical thriller revolves around two estranged Oxford University colleagues and their efforts to halt Hitler’s intended invasion of Europe. The sinister WWII story begins in 1932, when we first glimpse champagne-drenched best pals Hugh Legat (George McKay), Paul von Hartman (Jannis Niewohner) and Paul’s carefree Jewish girl-friend Lena (Liv Lisa Fries) cavorting at a garden party.

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MUNICH – THE EDGE OF WAR – Review by Diane Carson

In Munich – The Edge of War German director Christian Schwochow dramatizes the September 1938 meeting of the top echelon of Germany and Italy, England and France leading to a non-aggression pact meant to ensure peace. The hope driving negotiations and self-delusion is that appeasement will satisfy Führer Adolf Hitler as he prepares to annex the Sudeten German territory of Czechoslovakia.

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FANNY LYE DELIVER’D – Review by Marina Antunes

Maxine Peake and Charles Dance star as Fanny and John Lye, Puritans who live with their young son Arthur, on a remote farm in the English countryside. John spends his time overseeing the day-to-day operation and a strict religious home while Fanny toils ceaselessly to serve her husband and son — until unexpected visitors upend their lives..

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