Saving Private Ryan
(1998) Starring:Ted Danson, Giovanni Ribisi, Vin Diese Director:Steven Spielberg Certificate:
Steven Spielberg's Oscar winning, epic, World War 2 drama is set against the backdrop of the Normandy landings. A squad of American soldiers, led by Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks), receive top-level instructions to undertake an unusual mission: to rescue Private James Ryan (Matt Damon), whose ..read more »
Unparalled special effects, beautiful music (Horner again), great acting.
Titanic(1997) Starring:Jonathan Hyde, Victor Garber, Danny Nucci Director:James Cameron Certificate:
The journey of "Titanic" begins in the present, at the site of the ship's watery grave, two-and-a-half miles under the ocean surface. An ambitious fortune hunter (Bill Paxton) is determined to plumb the treasures of this once-stately ship, only to bring to the surface a story left untold. The ..read more »
(2008) Starring:Colin Firth, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan Director:Phyllida Lloyd Certificate:
Meryl Streep leads an all-star cast in the feature-film adaptation of the beloved musical that has been seen by more than 30 million people in 160 cities and 8 languages around the world.
Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård, Christine Baranski, Julie Walters, Amanda Seyfried and Dominic ..read more »
Great cinematography and sound and well scripted by a genuine war veteran (Oliver Stone) who included some of his own experiences. Harrowing.
(1986) Starring:Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe, Tom Berenger Director:Oliver Stone Certificate:
Oliver Stone's award winning film tells the story of a young innocent 19-year-old soldier, Chris Taylor (Charlie Sheen), who is thrown headfirst into the bloody Vietnam conflict. He is forced to fight not only the Viet Cong, but also his own fears and intense anger. As a result of not being able to ..read more »
Clever story about how predudice influences the decisions made by several characters who find their lives suddenly intertwined..
(2005) Starring:Matt Dillon, Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle Director:Paul Haggis Certificate:
A Brentwood housewife and her DA husband - a Persian store owner - two police detectives, who are also lovers - an African-American television director and his wife, a Mexican locksmith, two car-jackers, a rookie cop, a middle-aged Korean couple and they all live in Los Angeles. And, during the ..read more »
The definative account of the Holocaust. Directed by Stephen Spielberg and his finest work to date.
(1993) Starring:Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley Director:Steven Spielberg Certificate:
Based on a true story, Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List stars Liam Neeson as Oskar Schindler, a German businessman in Poland who sees an opportunity to make money from the Nazis' rise to power. He starts a company to make cookware and utensils, using flattery and bribes to win military contracts,..read more »