Tag Archive: historical drama

Review: “The Water Diviner”

“The Water Diviner” marks a fine debut directing effort for Russell Crowe, who also leads an exceptional cast in this beautifully shot historical war drama, inspired by true events.

Clueless Movie Reviews: “The Monuments Men”

The Monuments Men is precisely the sort of film the industry is coming to expect from George Clooney when he’s not in “blockbuster superstar” mode, and when he opts to tackle writing and directing duties. Intelligent, character-driven, and entertaining from start to finish thanks to a fascinating story pulled from obscure World War II history and a cast delivering understated yet appealing and memorable performances, it’s a treat to watch, even if you don’t care for history or war films.

Clueless Movie Reviews: “Argo”

Director Ben Affleck’s “Argo” is masterful – it’s a riveting work of film that completely immerses you in the tensions of a particular time and place in world history through recreations of iconic images and memorable performances from an all-star cast.