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Darkest Hour

Mike Ferrians: This Week at the Liberty Theater


February 22, 2018

Some characters, no matter how eccentric or brazen or otherwise unattractive, appear on the world stage at just the right time to accomplish what needs to be done. This seems to be true in the arts, the sciences and in the political arena. Winston Churchill, most would agree, is one of these. This is the story behind Darkest Hour, a new film by director Joe Wright. Churchill has just been elected prime minister and Adolph Hitler has already invaded Poland. The war has started, but neither America nor England are in it yet. Churchill has very little time to decide whether to negotiate a “p...

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