Full Movie Reviews
Chris Kavan - wrote on 01/16/2020
The most effective films are ones that make you feel like part of the action. While many films offer a sense of escape and fantasy, others take the opposite approach and portray a brutal reality. 1917 is a war film unlike any other - one that puts you alongside the action thanks to the truly remarkable editing that makes the entire film feel like one, continuous shot. It's one of the most intense experiences I've had in theaters and well worth all the accolades it has achieved.
The plot of 1917 is rather simple. Lance Corporal Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman) and his chose partner Lance Corporal Schofield (George MacKay) are taken to General Erinmore (Colin Firth) and given a mission: deliver a message to Colonel MacKenzie (Benedict Cumberbatch), head of the 2nd Battalion of the …