SOURCE: NY Times
by Cathy Tempelsman
World War I was a disaster, but Sam Mendes’s Oscar-nominated epic paints a dangerously misleading picture of the conflict.
by James Ottavio Castagnera
Viewed with one eye on this current context, “1917” can surmount its surface characterization as an exciting “war movie” to become an allegory.
by Bruce Chadwick
The movie is a story within a story – the two men within the greater war
SOURCE: BBC History Extra
by Jeremy Banning
How does 1917 deal with the realities of war and what does it show about the real events of 1917 – the retreat by German forces and life in the trenches?
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