Movie Review: 1917


Hunter Hurst, Staff Writer

1917 was released on December 25th, 2019 by Universal Pictures. The movie is based on the heroic mission of two British soldiers in World War I who are ordered to deliver a message to their commander to call off their future attack that would lose 1,600 soldiers. By January 20th, 2020, 1917 had earned about  $143.5 million in worldwide box office. It is rated at 89% and it grabs your attention in the first 10 minutes.

“Mendes’s(Director) first world war drama, filmed to appear as one continuous take, plunges the viewer into the trenches alongside two young British soldiers to breathless effect,” quotes Mark Kermode, Film Critic for The Guardian.