Wednesday, November 19, 2008

“History shows that there are no invincible armies.”

I was still hanging there with Mr Bond when my friend brought this movie called ‘Archangel’. The name didn’t interest me but still I thought let’s see what it is and when I see Daniel …lol! Boy I couldn’t stop smiling!

It happened to be an interesting especially with my interest in History as regards to Stalin and Adolf …I really enjoyed this movie.

“A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron.” ~ Joseph Stalin
It was more or less like a thriller entertainment, It is after nearly a half-a-century of silence, the final secret of Josef Stalin reveals itself to a former Oxford historian who is attending a Russian conference for the newly opened Soviet archives in a tense international thriller starring (Daniel Craig), Fluke Kelso is on his way out of Russia when an unexpected visit from an ex-officer of the Soviet Secret Police offers hints of a deadly scandal.

“The death of one man is a tragedy. The death of millions is a statistic.” ~ Joseph Stalin

Later, when the mysterious former agent is found brutally slain, Kelso enlists the aid of the man's daughter Zinaida in finding the answer to a mystery that was presumably buried along with the Soviet Union dictator back in 1953. When Fluke and Zinaida travel to the remote Russian seaport of Archangel in search of the elusive truth, the vengeance of both the Russian authorities and the dangerous underworld threatens to silence them both and keep Stalin's secret buried for yet another half-a-century.

If this sounds interesting then I would say you must see this movie for sure.

“Death is the solution to all problems. No man - no problem.” ~ Joseph Stalin

9 comments:

Sandra said...

What was the rating on this movie? Thanks :)

Art said...

That sounds really interesting. Thanks for the tip.

Priya said...

Sounds interesting:)

starry nights said...

sounds like an interesting movie.had never heard of it.

Jeevan said...

Seems a bond crush here ;) nice review!

Anamika:The Sugarcrafter said...

i like your review..will certainly watch it..loved quataum of solace..nice movie.

Dawn....सेहर said...

Sandra: The rating was 6.5/10.
I enjoyed it! Hope you do so too..
Cheers :)

Art: Welcome dear!
Cheers

Priya:Yes, check when you don't have anything else to do ;)
as it might be winter...one of those days ...when you want to order pizza
and just sit at home and relax :)
Cheers dear

starry nights: Yup! try out you may like it too ;)
Cheers dear

Jeevan: lol! No dear...not that bad either!!! I am a fan but crush
won't be the right word here ;)
But do watch this movie if you ever happen to...its good!
Thanks,
Cheers

Anamika: The Sugarcrafter: Thanks dear! I hope you enjoy this one too
Cheers

Sarath Chander said...

Ooops, Did Stalin have only ONE secret? :-) !! Anyway interest piqued and looks like I have another way of avoiding work during weekend; thanks-

Dawn....सेहर said...

Sarath Chander: Thanks a lot for your comments here. I am glad you have found time to read my blog :)
You are true...he didnt have just one but many secrets - this was one of them ;)
take care dear
Cheers

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