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Forget fake news. Worry about fake history Oscars

Two movies about Britain in 1940 - Dunkirk and the Darkest Hour - have collected plenty of Oscar nominations. Yet, both movies are shot through with historical howlers.

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Fionn Whitehead in Dunkirk (above) and Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour. Both movies belong to today's Brexit-era propaganda about an invented Britain in 1940 that never existed.

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Fionn Whitehead in Dunkirk and Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour (above). Both movies belong to today's Brexit-era propaganda about an invented Britain in 1940 that never existed.

The Oscars are handed out each year in early March. Ahead of this year's festivities, two movies about Britain in 1940 - Dunkirk and the Darkest Hour - have collected plenty of nominations. They notably include Gary Oldman's imitation of Winston Churchill and the remarkable cinematography of

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