//
archives

War

This tag is associated with 2 posts

The Flowers of War (2011)

The “Flowers of War” (2011) takes Hollywood on at their own game. This Beijing-produced war epic throws together the visionary director behind “Hero” (2002) and “The House of Flying Daggers” (2004), Zhang Yimou, the war-torn setting of 1937 Nanking, The Dark Knight himself (Christian Bale) and a budget of some $94 million to play around with. So would “The Flowers of War” come up smelling of roses? Continue reading

Good (2008)

Viggo Mortensen, Jodie Whittaker and Jason Isaacs star in this movie. Set in the Germany of the 1930s, Johnny Halder (Mortensen) is a man leading a complicated life. Caring for his highly-strung wife, their children, the house, a chronically-ill mother and holding down a job as a writer and literary professor – Johnny is more … Continue reading

Archives

Search articles by category or first letter

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.