Defiance (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jul 2016)
…As Nazi forces invade Poland, the defiant Bielski brothers (played by Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber and Jamie Bell) escape into the Belarussian forest. Worried about the encroaching army and others of their race, the three men begin rescuing Jews and offering them protection within a village they build amidst the…
South Pacific
South Pacific (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jul 2016)
…This classic musical tells the tale of two Americans struggling to overcome prejudice while serving in the South Pacific during World War II -- although the Rogers and Hammerstein production focuses more on the song and dance than the inner conflict.
Clash of the Titans
Clash of the Titans (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jul 2016)
…Greek mythology explodes into epic cinematic proportions when the half-mortal Perseus (Sam Worthington) intervenes in the affairs of the warring gods Hades (Ralph Fiennes) and Zeus (Liam Neeson).
The Last Legion
The Last Legion (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jul 2016)
…Twelve-year-old Romulus Augustus (Thomas Sangster), was only appointed Emperor of Rome for one day before everything was taken away from him. With great determination the exiled ruler sets out to reclaim his kingdom, enlisting the aid of faithful mentors (Ben Kingsley, Colin Firth and Aishwarya Rai), a legendary sword called…
The Way Back
The Way Back (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jul 2016)
…After escaping from a concentration camp in Siberia during WWII, a small and desperate group of prisoners (some of whom are played by Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Colin Farrell and Saoirse Ronan) walk over 4000 miles through unforgiving wilderness to try to find freedom and safety in India.
Lawrence of Arabia
Lawrence of Arabia (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jul 2016)
…T.E. Lawrence (played by Peter O'Toole) is a British intelligence officer during WW I assigned to find Prince Faisal (Alec Guinness) and gauge his willingness to stage an Arab revolt against the invading Turks. But the arrogant underling uses the mission to appointed himself as a British commander and engages…
Red Tails
Red Tails (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jul 2016)
…Segregation between blacks and whites is alive and well during WWII. But a crew of African American pilots is about to get their chance to put their lives on the line and show what they can do when Col. A.J. Bullard (Terrence Howard) takes the lead. This movie explores the…
Emperor (Movie Reviews, Last Update May 2016)
…After Japan surrenders to the US military, ending WWII, General Douglas MacArthur (Tommy Lee Jones) must enter the country looking like a liberator, not a conqueror. Stepping into the shoes of the former Emperor, MacArthur looks to his advisor on Japanese culture (Matthew Fox) to avoid any missteps.
The Good Lie
The Good Lie (Movie Reviews, Last Update May 2016)
…Carrie Davis (Reese Witherspoon) is forced to go above and beyond her job description as an employment counselor when she agrees to help three refugees from Sudan, Africa settle into a new life in America. This movie is based on the Lost Boys of Sudan.
The Imitation Game
The Imitation Game (Movie Reviews, Last Update May 2016)
…During World War II, the British government desperately needed to find a way to decipher enemy messages encrypted by the German Enigma machine. So they hired one of the best minds of the time -- Alan Turing (played by Benedict Cumberbatch).