Film Review: Saving Private Ryan

Posted on by 5WC in Film

There can be no question that in Saving Private Ryan, Steven Spielberg created a cinematic masterpiece and brought the horrors of war and the weakness of man to life with an almost uneasy and unwelcome beauty that resulted in allying the critics, public and my best mate with their praise and superlatives.

In fact, it has always been the “bench mark” war film for me, the movie against which I rank all others. In fact, it’s virtually impossible these days to see any war film come out of holiday that isn’t compared against it and in the case of Lone Survivor, it was even used as a marketing tool. That is the strength and universal acceptance of quality with which this film is held. Read more