The Wipers Times

The Wipers TimesStarringBen Chaplin, Patrick Fitzsymons, Julian Rhind-TuttMichael Palin

Directed byAndy De Emmony

Written byIan Hislop, Nick Newman

Year: 2013

Plot: WWI, Flanders. The story opens at the front in Ypres, and follows the 12th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters up and down Flanders and its mud-filled trenches. Somewhere on the way they find a printing press and decide to start their own newspaper.

Pros: Humor is proto-Pythonian. Ben Chaplin is phenomenal.

Cons: …

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