Review: 1917

A hauntingly beautiful, if gruelling ordeal. Sam Mendes’ film is incredible. During the events of The Great War, two young soldiers are given a task: one day to travel across enemy occupied territory to deliver new orders to two battalions. If they fail, sixteen hundred men will be killed. Time is the enemy. Director Sam…

Review: Hacksaw Ridge

Something of a cliched war movie, but it has a great focal point in Andrew Garfield. Based on the true story of Desmond Doss, an American army medic sent to Japan in World War 2, who takes part in the siege of Hacksaw Ridge and would become one of the most decorated soldiers for bravery…

Review: Warhorse

Spielberg is back at it again; tugging our heartstrings and does it with great ease. Yes, I do have a sentimental streak! War Horse is a film adaptation of a stage play based from a children’s book of the same name, and follows the traumatic adventures of a young man and a horse he befriends…