Tag: war

Large Scale Tank Battles In Aleksey Sidorov's T-34 Trailer!

Russian helmer Aleksey Sidorov first came to our attention here with his slick boxing themed crime thriller Shadowboxing several years back. He was clearly a director looking to create large scale entertainment with the technical chops to do exactly that...

SPECTRAL Trailer: Netflix's Supernatural War Movie Hits this Week

I had big hopes for Spectral when it was announced that Legendary would be producing it. A big budget supernatural war movie blending the raw aesthetic of Black Hawk Down with the notion of a ghostly invasion sounded like a great...

Blu-Ray Review: Criterion's TRILOGIA DE GUILLERMO DEL TORO Stuns

What more can you say about Guillermo del Toro, one of our most beloved living filmmakers? He's a master of his craft, and Criterion knows it. Having released his work before, Criterion has recently released the Triologia de Guillermo del...

Classic movie review: Shiri, a South Korean action movie from 1998

Movies with war, political and society differences can be difficult to avoid being a propaganda movie instead of being just an ordinary movie. But there are a few movies that actually succeeded to get away from the propaganda stamp such...

Classic 80s Anime review: Mobile Suit Gundam - Chars Counter Attack, a Japanese anime movie from 1988

The timeline called the 80s was the most fantasizing entertaining time period that we in the 2010s must respect and be thankful because those fantasies still exist today. In early 80s came "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" "Terminator" "Transformers" etc. But...

28 PANFILOV: Second Trailer Arrives For Impressive Russian War Picture

It was back in November that we brought the first trailer for upcoming Russian war picture 28 Panfilov. Produced by game developer Gaijin and financed largely through a crowd funding effort, the film is based on newspaper accounts of the...

Blowing Things Up In Praise Of Pacifism, Here Comes The HACKSAW RIDGE Trailer

Has Mel Gibson been forgiven? And is his Hacksaw Ridge the most violent movie ever made in praise of pacifism? Well, judging from the fact that Gibson's name never appears in the new trailer for his upcoming Hacksaw Ridge -...

Upcoming Documentary Film about the Universe of Miniature Wargaming

Take a look into the world of Toy Soldiers. Travel back in time and see where Miniature Wargaming originated from. Discover what the hobby means to real people and big companies. From history to hobbiests to how its made, this...

"I'm Sort Of The Angry Man In The Corner." Director Saeed Taji Farouky Talks TELL SPRING NOT TO COME THIS YEAR

Director Saeed Taji Farouky has turned heads around the globe with his latest effort, the Afghan war themed documentary Tell Spring Not To Come This Year which saw the director and his crew at the front lines of the ongoing...

A Legendary Battle Comes To The Big Screen With 28 PANFILOV

An iconic battle of World War II comes to the big screen with upcoming Russian effort 28 Panfilov, a new feature backed by game developer Gaijin and financed largely through a major crowd funding effort.The filmmakers are basing their work...

Impressive Trailer For Polish War Picture KARBALA

Though war pictures set in the Middle East have been a hard sell in recent years given the ongoing nature of the conflict - nobody seems to want to pay to watch events play out on a big screen that...

Yakusho Koji Anchors All Star Cast Of Japanese War Film THE EMPEROR IN AUGUST, Watch The Trailer Now!

Yakusho Koji - a great favorite in these parts thanks to his frequent collaborations with Kurosawa Kiyoshi - anchors an all star cast in director Harada Masato's upcoming Japanese war picture The Emperor In August. But while most war pictures...

French Film Festival 2015: DIPLOMACY Is A Masterfully Convincing Chamber Drama

Diplomacy is based on a stage play, this becomes wholly obvious when viewing the film as realized by the static location and the two powerful figures that have dialogue, debate and a complex diplomatic, ethical and moral verbal Ping-Pong...

Epic Battles And Epic Romance In THE BATTLE OF SEVASTOPOL

The military epic has increasingly become a staple of contemporary Russian cinema, with crowds coming out en masse to indulge in big patriotic spectacle based in past military conflict. World War II has provided particularly strong grist for the mill...

First Teaser For Tsui Hark's THE TAKING OF TIGER MOUNTAIN 3D Reveals A Tiger And A Mountain

Touted as one of the year's biggest Chinese film's, Tsui Hark's 3D epic The Taking Of Tiger Mountain is set for a 24 December release date in mainland China - one of the year's most hotly contested release windows.Based on...

Learning From The Masters Of Cinema: William A. Wellman's WINGS

Dubbed the last great silent film, William A. Wellman's 1927 action-packed epic is a simple story of friendship, love and rivalry set against the colossal backdrop of the First World War. Featuring some of the most incredible aerial battles ever...

Ghibli Retrospective: GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES

Willem (age 10) and Miranda (now age 9) are spending time with the work of Takahata Isao, for this second Studio Ghibli marathon on the big screen. After having fun with Pom Poko last year, and the more contemplative Only...

Third Trailer For Bondarchuk's STALINGRAD Lays On More Astounding Visuals With The Added Plus Of English Subtitles

Were you among the many astounded by the imagery in the first two trailer for Fedor Bondarchuk's Stalingrad but found yourself wishing you knew what they were saying? Well, then, this is for you. A third trailer has arrived for...

Final I DECLARE WAR Trailer Brings The Bombast!

After a very successful festival run and a limited theatrical release in select Canadian cities, Jason Lapeyre and Robert Wilson's 'Patton with pre-adolescents' action movie, I Declare War, is finally coming to USA courtesy of Drafthouse films.  They've made...