Directed and Written by Christopher Nolan Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Damien Bonnard, Aneurin Barnard, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, James D’Arcy Is this the best war film ever made? It is certainly the most suspenseful, tension filled experience of the genre, perhaps of any… Continue Reading “DUNKIRK ”
Directed by Mel Gibson Written by Andrew Knight (screenplay), Robert Schenkkan (screenplay) Starring: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey The movie sets the tone by beginning with a fiery scene, in which we see destruction and mayhem on the battlefield. Our main character Desmond… Continue Reading “HACKSAW RIDGE ”
Directed by László Nemes Written by László Nemes, Clara Royer Starring: Géza Röhrig, Levente Molnár, Urs Rechn Son of Saul was Hungary’s nominee for the best foreign language film Oscar, and it is easy to see why. Films about the holocaust are often labelled… Continue Reading “SON OF SAUL ”
Directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, Written by Léonie-Claire Breinersdorfer (screenplay), Fred Breinersdorfer (screenplay) Starring: Christian Friedel, Katharina Schüttler, Burghart Klaußner, Johann von Bülow 13 Minutes is a great example of a film with a simplistic plot that actually has a lot of meat on its… Continue Reading “13 Minutes (Elser – Er hätte die Welt verändert) ”
Directed By Volker Schlöndorff, Written by Cyril Gely (play), Cyril Gely (adaptation) Starring: André Dussollier, Niels Arestrup, This film made for a very interesting modern double to follow the classic french war film Le Grande Illusion, which I saw mere hours before watching this.… Continue Reading “AFFF: DIPLOMACY (Diplomatie) ”
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