War film

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‘Das Boot’ (1981): Survival at 280 Meters Below

Directed by: Wolfgang Peterson || Produced by: Gunter Rohrbach Screenplay by: Wolfgang Peterson || Starring: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann Music by: Klaus Doldinger || Cinematography: Jost Vacano || Edited by: Hannes Nikel || Country: West Germany || Language: German Running Time: 208 minutes When I was in either my late teens or early … Continue reading

‘Downfall’ (2004): Evil till the Last Moment

Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel || Produced by: Bernd Eichinger Screenplay by: Bernd Eichinger || Starring: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Corinna Harfouch, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Kohler, Heino Ferch, Christian Berkel, Alexander Held, Matthias Habich, Thomas Kretschmann Music by: Stephan Zacharias || Cinematography: Rainer Klausmann || Edited by: Hans Funck || Country: Germany, Italy, Austria || … Continue reading

‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ (2022): Fresh Meat for the Grinder

Directed by: Edward Berger || Produced by: Daniel Brühl, Daniel Marc Dreifuss, Malte Grunert, Clive Barker, Marc Toberoff, Lesley Paterson, Ian Stokell Screenplay by: Ian Stokell, Lesley Paterson, Edward Berger || Starring: Felix Kammerer, Albrecht Schuch, Daniel Brühl, Sebastian Hulk Music by: Volker Bertelmann || Cinematography: James Friend || Edited by: Sven Budelmann || Country: … Continue reading

‘The Wolf’s Call’ (2019): A Contemporary Homage to Military-Science Thrillers

Directed by: Antonin Baudry || Produced by: Jerome Seydoux, Alain Attal, Hugo Selignac Screenplay by: Antonin Baudry || Starring: Francois Civil, Omar Sy, Mathieu Kassovitz, Reda Kateb, Paula Beer, Alexis Michalik, Jean-Yves Berteloot, Damien Bonnard Music by: Tomandandy || Cinematography: Pierre Ccottereau || Edited by: Nassim Gordji Tehrani, Saar Klein || Country: France || Language: … Continue reading

‘War Machine’ (2017): Ambitious Yet Confusing Political Satire

Directed by: David Michod || Produced by: Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Ted Sarandos, Ian Bryce Screenplay by: David Michod || Starring: Brad Pitt, Emory Cohen, RJ Cyler, Topher Grace, Anthony Michael Hall, Anthony Hayes, John Magaro, Scoot McNairy, Will Poulter, Alan Ruck, Lakeith Stanfield, Josh Stewart, Meg Tilly, Tilda Swinton, Ben Kingsley, Tim … Continue reading

‘Overlord’ (2018): The Best Nazi-Zombie Movie That Will Ever Be Made

Directed by: Julius Avery || Produced by: J. J. Abrams || Lindsey Weber Screenplay by: Billy Ray, Mark L. Smith || Starring: Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, Mathilde Ollivier, John Magaro, Gianny Taufer, Pilou Asbaek, Bokeem Woodbine Music by: Jed Kurzel || Cinematography: Laurie Rose, Fabian Wagner || Edited by: Matt Evans || Country: United States … Continue reading

‘The Wind that Shakes the Barley’ (2006): Revolutions Are Never Simple

Directed by: Ken Loach || Produced by: Rebecca O’Brien Screenplay by: Paul Laverty || Starring: Cillian Murphy, Liam Cunningham, Padraic Delaney, Orla Fitzgerald, Laurence Barry, Mary Murphy, Mary O’Riordan, Myles Horgan Music by: George Fenton || Cinematography: Barry Ackroyd || Edited by: Jonathan Morris || Country: United Kingdom, Ireland || Language: English Running Time: 126 … Continue reading

‘Dunkirk’ (2017): Christopher Nolan Changes It Up

Directed by: Christopher Nolan || Produced by: Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan Screenplay by: Christopher Nolan || Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, James D’Arcy, Barry Keoghan, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy Music by: Hans Zimmer || Cinematography: Hoyte van Hoytema || Edited by: Lee Smith || Country: … Continue reading

‘Che’ (2008): A Revolutionary Life

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh || Produced by: Laura Bickford, Benicio del Toro Screenplay by: Peter Buchman, Benjamin A. van der Veen || Starring: Benicio del Toro, Demian Bichir, Rodrigo Santoro, Santiago Cabrera, Franka Potente, Gaston Pauls, Catelina Sandino Moreno, Julia Ormond, Oscar Isaac, Lou Diamon Phillips, Benjamin Benitez Music by: Alberto Iglesias || Cinematography: Peter … Continue reading

‘Hacksaw Ridge’ (2016): Mel Gibson Returns

Directed by: Mel Gibson || Produced by: Terry Benedict, Paul Currie, Bruce Davey, William D. Johnson, Bill Mechanic, Brian Oliver, David Permut, Tyler Thompson Screenplay by: Andrew Knight, Robert Schenkkan || Starring: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths, Vince Vaughn, Ryan Corr, Richard Roxburgh, Luke Pegler, Richard Pyros Music … Continue reading