10 January 2018
Cometh the hour
No sooner have the echoes of Dunkirk faded than we are right back in May 1940. Darkest Hour makes a good companion piece, offering history from the top down where Dunkirk is from the bottom up. Another difference: one film is about “character” and the other is about a character – Churchill – who, faced with the biggest call in British wartime history, got it right.
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