WWII

Can't be fixed
Unbroken is the first film directed by Angelina Jolie. That alone has given it a lot of hype, but it's easy to understand why it would be pushing at Oscars anyway. It's base on the true story of a WWII hero and Oscar jus... read feature

Furioso
I've been anticipating Fury for quite some time. Writer/Director David Ayer is one of my favorite folks in the industry, and I'm always eager to find out what he's churning out next. From Training Day to The Fast and The... read feature

See Fury early and free


Washington DC screening
Oct 08
Looking for a World War II movie with tanks starring Brad Pitt? That's an oddly specific thing to be looking for, but you've come to the right place as we've got passes to Fury. The film looks to at least be like a spot of fu... read
Fury Trailer

International trailer for Fury has a few kinks


Sep 08
I've been all for David Ayer's Fury since its inception. Ayer's track record is great, it's got a great cast (highlighted by Brad Pitt and Shia LaBeouf), and I like tanks on tanks on tanks. But with this newest international... read
Fury Trailer

First official trailer for Fury, starring Brad Pitt


"Kills are peaceful. History is violent."
Jun 25
David Ayer is one of my favorite writer/directors. From Training Day, The Fast and Furious, to End of Watch, he's always impressed me with his smaller dialogue moments around hefty action scenes. Looks like we'll be getting ... read
Fury images

New images of David Ayer's Fury look pretty cool


tanks on tanks on tanks
May 05
David Ayer's Schwarzenegger starring Sabotage may have been a well intentioned misfire, but I still have faith in his upcoming WWII tank project, Fury. It's filled to the brim with talented folks (Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf... read
Hardly monumental, definitely full of men
When monuments men was delayed from award season to a early February release it didn't cause too much concern. The line that the film wasn't quite ready seemed plausible, since there's no way a film with this cast, taking pla... read feature

See Monuments Men early and free


Washington DC screening
Jan 31
I think we've all been waiting very patiently for The Monuments Men to come out ever since it was delayed back in December. The cast is awesome, the story is true and it's a WWII movie to boot. There's a reason ever... read
Stealing two hours of your time
It's a dead week for the movies. The biggest thing coming out is Best Man Holiday, and we didn't see that. Instead, since it's opening wide today, we've got a review for The Book Thief, which has the dubious title of "Movie W... read feature

See The Book Thief early and free


Washington DC screening
Nov 11
Sick and tired of World War II movies? Then we don't have just the ticket for you. However, if you want to see the film that produced the cheesiest trailer of the entire year then we do! The Book Thief is screening tomor... read
Monuments Men delay

The Monuments Men delayed to 2014


:(
Oct 23
The extremely charming The Monuments Men, directed by George Clooney, is unfortunately going to be pushed from its December 18th release date to sometime in 2014 (missing out on Oscar season). According to The LA Times, Georg... read

First image from WWII tank film Fury rolls in


Sexy men sit on a tank
Sep 19
David Ayer's Fury is a WWII movie about a group of soldiers who take their tank Fury behind enemy lines in a deadly mission. In other words it sounds like it could be awesome, and judging from the first official photo, Tweete... read

The Wind Rises delivers new trailer and controversy


Let's watch a trailer and then talk Japanese politics
Aug 15
With Studio Ghibli's The Wind Rises sitting at number one for four weeks running in Japan, and what's sure to be a successful festival tour picking up with the Venice Film Festival one would believe that everything was ... read
Director Richard Raaphorst discusses the music and mayhem of Nazi zombots
Even though I had issues with the found-footage aspect of Frankenstein's Army, there's a great anarchic imagination in the film, and it belongs to director Richard Raaphorst. I had a chance to sit down and talk with Raaphorst... read feature

Coen Brothers to rewrite Angelina Jolie's Unbroken


The Coens will rework the WWII drama that Jolie will direct
Feb 26
Angelina Jolie has enlisted Joel and Ethan Coen to rewrite her WWII drama Unbroken. The film is adapted from Laura Hillenbrand's 2010 book of the same name that chronicles the life of WWII POW Lou Zamperini. According to The ... read

Earlier today I brought you the first part of our interview with a large chunk of the people involved in Red Tails. Now I return bearing more talks of WWII, heroism, planes. This time, however, we have a new set of character ... read feature


This past weekend I got the chance to sit down and talk with not only members of the cast of the upcoming WWII film Red Tails, but also its director and one of the famous Tuskegee airmen that the film is based on. Below you'l... read feature

NYCC: Two new Red Tails clips


Oct 15
If I wasn't excited for Red Tails before (I was) I am now. At NYCC the producers, a member of the Tuskegee Airmen and two of the film's cast walked us through making the film. They laid down some pretty interesting stuff, esp... read






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