Schindler’s List

Schindler's List (1993) Director: Steven Spielberg “Power is when we have every justification to kill, and we don’t.” ★★★★★ Schindler's List is a beautiful but harrowing and sobering holocaust film shot almost entirely in black and white. Amazingly, Spielberg was unsure about the project, and he tried several times to pass the film to other directors … Continue reading Schindler’s List

Wings

12/11/14 Wings (1927) Director: William A. Wellman ★★★★☆ Wings is an undeniable film. It was the first to ever receive an Academy Award for Best Picture (1929), though in my opinion this honor should have truly been bestowed upon F.W. Murnau’s Sunrise. The grandeur of Wings exists in its lengthy high-flying aerial acrobatic scenes with impressive … Continue reading Wings