Joel Schumacher’s sensitive wartime drama gives the world Colin Farrell and explores the painful tribulations of young men waiting for war.
Václav Marhoul’s three-hour WW2 fable is a brutal film tied up a bit too rigidly in its meticulous depictions of violence.
Tom Hanks admirably buoys a lean, but sloppy WWII naval thriller too sincere to sell its simplicity.
Rod Lurie’s military thriller about the Battle of Kamdesh can’t quite nail its critique about the horrors of war.
20 years later, Roland Emmerich’s Revolutionary War drama skewers U.S. history and Mel Gibson’s persona without trying to—or realizing it.
Spike Lee explores the painful history of Blackness in American warfare with this lengthy, but gripping, Vietnam epic.
Coming off his documentary work, Greg Barker presents his first scripted feature in a mishmash of undercooked storylines and characters.
A solid first half and great work from Andrea Riseborough aren’t quite enough to make up for Zeina Durra’s Egyptian indie.
Sam Mendes’ WWI epic is an astounding technical achievement, but loses its soul on the way to razzle-dazzle.
Terrence Malick’s three-hour opus examines the links between the theological, the empirical, and the absurdist in his best film in almost a decade.
The Stephen King sequel checks out with a disappointing opener, but Roland Emmerich’s WWII epic flies high.
The stars of Roland Emmerich’s epic war film sit down to talk about research, gum, and the Greatest Generation.
Roland Emmerich’s dull, misguided World War II epic tries to mask its Pacific-sized flaws in the cloak of patriotism.
Alejandro Landes’ tense, probing portrait of child soldiers keeps its messages as muddy as its setting.
Brilliant production design and strong lead performances get bogged down in too much worldbuilding in Amazon’s high-budget fantasy series.
Porco Rosso is yet another swashbuckling adventure in the grand tradition of Hayao Miyazaki, a high-flying caper about a flying pig who’s also a sea pirate.
Ralph Fiennes’ tale of real-life Russian dancer and defector Rudolph Nureyev is stylish enough but fails to slip deeply into its’ characters ballet flats.
Middle-earth or middle-of-the-road? Dome Karukoski’s take on the Lord of the Rings author’s early life doesn’t even try to break the biopic mold.