Tag Archives: Viggo Mortensen

WWII Films You Haven’t Seen (but should)

Today marks the 69 year anniversary of the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor, which kicked off the U.S.’s direct involvement in World War II (indirect involvement consisted of the Lend-Lease Act and the “cash and carry” initiative).  Almost everyone has seen Saving Private Ryan and Schindler’s List, but many probably missed out on some great World War II films released in the 2000’s.  Such as…

The Pianist (2002)

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The Road

One of the original The Road posters.

Ever since seeing the Coen Bros.’ film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s novel No Country for Old Men, I’ve been dying to see his post-apocalyptic novel The Road receive the same treatment.  Because what’s more silver screen than a film about the end of the world and the ensuing hunger, cold, and cannibals? Continue reading