Pompeii (2014): Brief Review

Pompeii directed by Paul W. S. Anderson (2014), is an film about the ash buried city of Pompeii of ancient times with a driving story of a aristocratic young woman and a gladiator who end up falling for each other from a distance but then are brought together through small random events and the cataclysmicContinue reading “Pompeii (2014): Brief Review”

Everest (2015): Brief Review

Everest directed by Baltasar Kormákur (2015), is a film about the 1996 Mount Everest climbing disaster, the climbers and crew who were there to experience what had happened, and the legacy of the climbers. This film focuses on one of the many climbing disasters that have happened on Mount Everest as it is a dangerous mountainContinue reading “Everest (2015): Brief Review”

Hacksaw Ridge (2016): Brief Review

Hacksaw Ridge directed by Mel Gibson (2016), is a film about a medic who is also a conscientious objector and his time in the Battle of Okinawa. Throughout the film we get to see the Desmond’s life, his time in boot camp, his trial, and his time in the battle. He had a rough time throughoutContinue reading “Hacksaw Ridge (2016): Brief Review”

Judas and the Black Messiah (2021): Brief Review

Judas and the Black Messiah directed by Shaka King (2021), is a film about the betrayal of the Black Panther Party and the assassination of Fred Hampton. It’s definitely an insightful film about what had happened and the lead up to the death of Fred Hampton. I have not investigated any further into the historyContinue reading “Judas and the Black Messiah (2021): Brief Review”

Testament of Youth (2014): Brief Review

Testament of Youth directed by James Kent (2014), is a film based on the book of the same name by Vera Brittain about her life during WW1, her pause on her university education to become a nurse, and the loss of her fiancé, friends, and brother in the war. It sh0ws how war can takeContinue reading “Testament of Youth (2014): Brief Review”

The Four Feathers (1939): Brief Review

The Four Feathers directed by Zoltan Korda (1939), is an film about a man who is viewed as a coward by his friends and family by leaving the military but attempts to regain his honor and prove he’s not a coward by helping them in battle without them knowing it is him. It’s a veryContinue reading “The Four Feathers (1939): Brief Review”

Flags of Our Fathers (2006): Brief Review

Flags of Our Fathers directed by Clint Eastwood (2006), is a film about the raising of the American flag in WW2 in the Pacific and those who had a part in it (even those who were falsely assumed). It shows the arrival and horrors of war without explicit vison of it, the heaving of the flag,Continue reading “Flags of Our Fathers (2006): Brief Review”

Even the Rain (2010): Brief Review

Even the Rain directed by Icíar Bollaín (2010), is a film about the filming of a film about Christopher Columbus, his exploration of America, and his ill treatment of the tribal American peoples, which offers a view of how the modern native population in the America’s, specifically in South American in this film, are still treated. TheContinue reading “Even the Rain (2010): Brief Review”