Don’t Mention The War: ‘Deutschland 83’, ‘Trumbo’ and ‘Bridge of Spies’ Reviewed

Deutschland 83 is not a representation of the past but a triumph over it. Its narrative elements ­– the shifting loyalties central to any spy thriller ­– are subordinated to a retro fetishism.


Things Fall Apart: The B-52 Bomber That Crashed In Thule


Five hours into its patrol, a B-52 Stratofortress bomber carrying four nuclear warheads battles to find a safe cabin temperature. At first it’s too cold, so the third pilot turns the heating on full blast. Now it’s too hot, and a cushion placed over the heating vent catches fire.