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 (2002): Brief Review

The Four Feathers directed by Shekhar Kapur (2002), 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 newerContinue reading “The Four Feathers (2002): 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”

300 (2006): Brief Review

300, directed by Zack Snyder (2006), is a film about the ancient battle of Thermopylae. The story is an epic in itself but this film based on Frank Miller’s: 300, so it picks up that style for the film which adds to the epic feeling. The dark coloring with splashes of color lends an amazing feeling toContinue reading “300 (2006): Brief Review”

Twice Born: Brief Review

Twice Born, directed by Sergio Castellitto (2012), is a film about a couple living in a war to support their friends and gain a child but not all survive the war. Wars disrupt and erase generations of people. Thinkers, innovators, entertainers, mothers, brothers, etc. All gone in one long moment that lasts years. War is a twistedContinue reading “Twice Born: Brief Review”