The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp Reviews

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November 15, 2011
Maybe the most wonderfully British movie ever made.
November 15, 2011
A 1943 Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger collaboration so unambiguously satirizing the military mind-set that Prime Minister Winston Churchill tried to have it banned.
November 29, 2002
November 19, 2002
The movie looks past the fat, bald military man with the walrus moustache, and sees inside, to an idealist and a romantic. To know him is to love him.
January 1, 2000
It stands as very possibly the finest film ever made in Britain.
March 26, 2016
says something wonderful about who we are when we're at our best.
February 16, 2016
Each individual part is carefully built up and the film as a whole (if a trifle unsatisfying in retrospect) repays the evident care which has been lavished upon it.
June 20, 2015
Maybe the most essentially, urgently British of the 21 films Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger made together.
May 22, 2013
The rarest of cinematic treasures: a historical epic that is also intensely personal and emotionally earnest.
March 21, 2013
Among the finest films ever made, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp is also one of Criterion's best Blu-rays to date.
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