Review – Over My Dead Body! (“Operation: Mincemeat”)

Based on historical facts, this is a story of deception, dead bodies, Nazi invasions, and trying to fool everyone in the Third Reich, including Hitler! Even though it’s ‘based on true facts’, certain events have been embellished for, y’know, Hollywood. It’s 1943 and WW2 is going strong as the British get wind of the Germans…

Review – War Is Hell, Take One (“1917”)

Ya gotta admire director & co-writer Sam Mendes. He said he wanted to film his epic war movie as one long continuous single shot, start to finish. That takes guts. Two other movies dared to try this: Hitchcock’s Rope and Alejandro G. Iñárritu‘s Birdman, and they both achieved it by filming 10-20 minute sections, cleverly…