2010s, 4/4, Christopher Nolan, Review, War

Dunkirk

#2 in my ranking of Christopher Nolan's films. This is the work of a very clever genius, a filmmaker in complete command of every aspect of filmmaking and able to bend it all to his will. Christopher Nolan is able to combine art house construction with broad filmmaking appeal to create one of the most… Continue reading Dunkirk

1970s, 4/4, Review, Stuart Cooper, War

Overlord (1975)

Born from an idea to document some embroidery to commemorate Operation Overlord in World War II, Stuart Cooper's Overlord tells the story of the months leading up to the famed D-Day invasion from the very tight perspective of a single soldier, Tom. Intercut with extensive footage from the Imperial War Museum's archives, Cooper created a… Continue reading Overlord (1975)