Churchillian Bluster in Britain’s Darkest Hour, The Free World’s Saviour

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Churchillian Bluster in Britain’s Darkest Hour, The Free World’s Saviour

Had Hitler triumphed, perhaps half of the world would now be speaking German. His megalomania was trumped by a man equally flawed but perhaps thankfully, on the opposite side of the political spectrum. AWANI Review’s Zakiah Koya sat through Gary Oldman’s portrayal of the wartime leader in the film Darkest Hour which won him the award of Best Actor at the 2018 Oscars.

In the darkest hour, the best thing that a true leader can do is to feel the nation's heartbeat and the only way to do that is to mingle with the commoners on the street, for that is the voice of the nation.  One of the greatest politicians of all times did very this - by taking the underground subway and listening to the common man and woman, in his effort not to fail his duty to the people.  This was perhaps...

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