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May 21, 2020
Alexander Zolotukhin’s A Russian Youth, set during WWI and now on Mubi, is a perfect contrast to Sam Mendes’ 1917Like 1917, A Russian Youth is “emotionally distant” too. But here, this is not a “failure” because the film can function no other way.
Jan 24, 2020
Sam Mendes' 1917, for all its horrors, is casual entertainment, its mood at odds with his melancholy oeuvre1917 is visually spectacular and there is no horrific effect the film does not spare, but in the end it is unaffecting. If one is lamenting the horror of war — as World War I films are wont to do — there seems to be little sense in showcasing technical wizardry, which is what Sam Mendes is doing.
Jan 17, 2020
1917 movie review: Sam Mendes, Roger Deakins' single-take war epic glosses over horrors of the battlefieldThe hyper choreographed, carnival-ride style technical razzle-dazzle of 1917 is more interesting than the film itself, which lacks an emotional sincerity.
Nov 26, 2019
1917 review round-up: Sam Mendes' war film is a 'visual knockout' with 'immersive' storytelling technique1917 follows two British soldiers in World War I, who must cross enemy lines to deliver a message which may save thousands of lives.
Oct 30, 2019
Amid tensions with Turkey, US Congress recognises Armenian genocide in historic vote; Ankara rejects ‘meaningless political step’The US House of Representatives passed a resolution Tuesday officially recognising the "Armenian genocide", a symbolic but unprecedented move that angered Turkey amid already-heightened tensions with Washington
Oct 19, 2019
Downton Abbey movie provides a royal revisiting to the Crawley household, a treat for fans of the British dramaEven as the Downton Abbey movie does not usher in new characters or events, it is a dip into an episode in the lives of all the familiar faces of the show.
Sep 28, 2019
Revisiting Sergeant York: Why the 1941 Gary Cooper-starrer, while flawed, exemplifies Golden Era HollywoodHoward Hawks’ Sergeant York (1941), starring Gary Cooper as World War I hero Alvin C York, was the biggest box-office draw of the year and was nominated for 11 Academy Awards. Even so, it isn’t cherished the same way the classics of the period are.
Aug 02, 2019
1917 trailer: Sam Mendes weaves a harrowing World War I tale, starring Colin Firth, Benedict CumberbatchSam Mendes returns to the war-drama genre with 1917, 14 years after he helmed Jarhead.
May 07, 2019
In search of graves: One man's unique approach to documenting the role of Indian soldiers in World War IKJS Chatrath has photographed 2000 gravestones for documentation, but the scope of his research on World War I goes beyond graveyards, delving into aspects like how the soldiers lived and what problems they faced.
Mar 23, 2019
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Congress' need to reclaim BJP's space, rise of new BJP order in Uttarakhand, exhibition on Indian troops in WW-I; today's must-read storiesThe rise of the BJP surely had something to do with the “Brahmin backlash”.