Parting cleverly tells a part of the refugee struggle that’s not usually told. It’s an informative look into the complicated and gruelling process of escaping one’s own country, before even thinking about the perils that lay on the journey ahead.
After a long and gruelling wait, Christopher Nolan’s war epic Dunkirk has finally landed, and it’s a remarkable achievement not only in its genre, but an achievement in modern cinema.
Every now and then you see a teaser or trailer that gives you proper chills and that was more than true for the Dunkirk teaser that dropped some time ago. Hearing the impending doom of warplanes flying overhead will do that I suppose. Finally we’ve been treated to the first full length trailer of Dunkirk, the first war movie since 1958 to focus specifically on the “miracle of little ships” when over 300 000 allied soldiers were evacuated from Dunkirk Harbour in Northern France during World War II.
There is little about Hacksaw Ridge that I thought was decent. It was brutally violent, cheesy and smothered in Christian metaphors and symbolism. Basically, it was a textbook Mel Gibson movie. You need to calm the f-ck down, Mel.. Put down your bible and let’s talk this through.