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Raise the Titanic: The Book vs The Film

  One of the films I reviewed as part of my Titanic Month back in April was 1980’s Raise the Titanic, a massive box-office bomb which I felt suffered from poor pacing and lacklustre acting. This month, however, I took … Continue reading

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Titanic Month: Conclusion

Having introduced Titanic Month with a video, I decided to conclude it with one as well! I’m pleased with how this one turned out, especially with a better video editor. I didn’t feel it was fair to do a film-by-film … Continue reading

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Titanic Month – Titanic: Blood and Steel

Titanic: Blood and Steel (2012) I’ve been watching the twelve-part series Titanic: Blood and Steel for the first time this month; I don’t believe it ever aired on television in the UK. And I’m pleased to be ending Titanic Month … Continue reading

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Titanic Month: The 2012 Miniseries

I now have just two more productions left to review, both of which are television series which came out in 2012, for the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking. Airing on ITV in the UK, the four-part miniseries Titanic was … Continue reading

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Titanic Month: The 1997 Film

Titanic (1997) So, we come to it at last. If you’re reading this blog, it’s far more likely than not that you’ve seen James Cameron’s Titanic. Predicted by many to bomb when its budget reached $200 million, it instead became … Continue reading

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Titanic Month: The 1996 Miniseries

Titanic (1996) The two-part miniseries Titanic, which first aired on CBS in 1996, cannot really be called ‘good’ in the traditional sense. There are many, many things wrong with it. But aside from a couple of aspects which are in … Continue reading

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Titanic Month: Raise the Titanic

In 1976, the wreck of the Titanic had not yet been discovered, and it was not known that the ship was lying in two pieces on the ocean floor and in no fit state to ever be brought to the … Continue reading

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Titanic Month: SOS Titanic

SOS Titanic (1979) SOS Titanic was originally broadcast on television in two parts, with a total length of 2.5 hours. Apparently this version is not commercially available, so the one I watched was the DVD version which is only 98 … Continue reading

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Titanic Month: A Night To Remember

A Night to Remember (1958) A Night to Remember is based on the book of the same name by Walter Lord, which gives a detailed account of the night the Titanic sank. Unlike the 1953 film, in this one, the … Continue reading

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Titanic Month: The 1953 Film

Titanic (1953) For this Hollywood production, the Titanic itself serves as a backdrop to the main melodramatic plot, and not much time is spent on exploring history. Only a few historical characters appear (not including such figures as Bruce Ismay … Continue reading

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