Cracking stiff upper lip version of the events during World War II that led to the mass evacuation of France from Dunkirk. John Mills stars as the corporal leading a small group of men through the French countryside in order to escape the oncoming Germans while Bernard Lee and Richard Attenborough head over the sea in their private boats. More propagnda than Chris Nolan's film but just as powerful.
Stephen King's terrifying novel gets the big screen treatment with the best King adaptation in years, as a group of children join forces to stop an evil entity from haunting them. What makes this such a chilling affair is that we care about the kids as it's as much a coming-of-age tale as it is a horror. Bill Skarsgard's Pennywise is a terrific creation. It...floats magnificently.
Joe Orton's notorious play is brought to the screen with Peter McEnery as an amoral stranger who manipulates the people who allow him to stay with them, even though one knows a dark secret about him. Very late 60's in style, this still manages to push the boundaries and at the time was extremely controversial about Sloane's sexuality. Beryl Reid and Harry Andrews are terrific support.