1917: A Cinematic Triumph
But did only posh boys win the Great War?
This article contains spoilers, so if you haven’t already, go and watch 1917 before reading.
I came out of 1917 totally blown away. It is a cinematic tour def force, a technological wonder of cinematography. Roger Deakins camera somehow glides effortlessly over the mud and filth of ware-torn France, through no-mans land via craters filled with the…