★★★ Watched 24 May, 2020
Mixed bag of great sequences and cutesy overkill.
★★★★½ Watched 23 May, 2020
The gripping final 30 minutes as the dynamiting of the bridge is carried out, is a masterclass of cinematic storytelling.
★★★★½ Rewatched 12 May, 2020 4
What we do in life ... echoes in eternity.
The ending scene when Maximus walks through Elysian Fields and invisions seeing his family in the distance, with Hans Zimmer's score in the background ... hits different!
★★★★ Watched 19 May, 2020 2
No special effects are front and center here, simply the way a master creator of images pulls us into a dramatic story of great psychological complexity.