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Movie Review: Ungentlemanly Warfare 2024-04-29 16:34:25

Perhaps "The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare" is meant to salute Winston Churchill and his special force. Indeed, it has more than a few minutes dedicated to the wartime prime minister as well as a naval intelligence officer, Ian Fleming, famous for authoring the "James Bond" series.


However, this British movie swiftly downgrades itself into a bloody joke, and a bad one at that. Look, a bunch of convict-turned-commandos, along with a Miss World-like beauty, are simply wasted on a nonsensical script and poorly executed scenes.

Cutting to the chase, the ungentlemanly war heroes set out to blow up a Nazi submarine supply station at an African port, an operation billed as a kind of mission impossible. Inexplicably, though, the fearsome Nazis turned out to be nothing more than breathing strawmen, easy for the trigger-happy Britons to mow down. Who's afraid of Hitler, seriously?

Last but not least, to the audience's surprise, the Nazi officers often choose to speak English, engaging in verbal exchanges with a sense of British humor. What an over-anglicized Nazi Germany!


Author: renqiulan

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