The Way Back The Way Back

Their escape was just the beginning

Peter Weir's follow-up to Master & Commander (2003) is the stark & brilliant The Way Back, which takes on the theme of man's struggle for freedom. At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag. The film details their perilous & uncertain journey to freedom, as they cross deserts, mountains, & several nations.

Recent reviews


Popular Lists

  • Wings
  • The Racket
  • 7th Heaven
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness

Every Film Ever Nominated For An Academy Award In Any Category

Every film that has ever been nominated for an Academy Award in any category. Enjoy!

  • Nefertiti, Queen of the Nile
  • Tut
  • The Ten Commandments
  • Helen of Troy
  • Iphigenia

Period films arranged by date of setting

I have tried to limit this list to proper period dramas (no animated features or alternate histories) and arrange them…

  • The Land Before Time
  • Dinosaur
  • Hercules
  • The Prince of Egypt
  • Immortals

Historical Period Dramas in Chronological Order

All the way from 'The Land Before Time' to 'The Social Network'.
(Read notes for dates.)

Work in progress, will…