Winston Churchill

Gary Oldman gives an Oscar-worthy performance as Winston Churchill, thrust into the prime minister’s office in 1940 as the Nazis storm across Europe with Britain in their sights. Read more

Film Reviews

Recently released on Blu-ray and DVD: Fireworks, a 1997 crime drama; The Treasure, a droll comedy on the human condition; Churchill and "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Johnny and Friends, The Complete Collection.” Read more

Home Movies

Winston Churchill’s capture and daring prison escape as a young man in South Africa during the Boer War form the centerpiece of bestselling author Candice Millard’s new book, Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape and the Making ... Read more


The Super Bowl XLVII will make history with brothers Jim and John Harbaugh as the opposing head coaches. The game also evokes some personal history for one of the Observers. < Frank: As soon as Jim's 49ers beat Atlanta I rushed to my archiv... Read more

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