Ian's Movie Reviews
Short Reviews of Movies, Board Games, and Other Stuff

Posts Tagged ‘wwii


July 22, 2017

How great are movies? Am I right? They have the ability to thrill us, wow us, and make us feel like we are part of the experience.  Christopher Nolan wants us to feel Dunkirk, not just watch the events unfold, and he has put all his film-making powers towards that goal.  What resulted was me […]

Hacksaw Ridge

March 4, 2017

Mel does it again. What an excellent addition to the WWII film canon. Hacksaw tells the story of a conscientious objector who serves in the military without even holding a gun. And since they made a movie about him, you can imagine that there are some heroics involved. Andrew Garfield plays Desmond in a manner […]

Memoir ’44 – Eastern Front: Oh, Those Russians…

May 10, 2012

Memoir ’44 brought the battles of the western front of WWII to life on the… tabletop. If you consider bringing to life to be moving around plastic army men. But now, the makers of the Memoir series take us to the other side of the battle with the Eastern Front expansion. We now get to […]