Hacksaw Ridge ★★★

I can't be the only one getting Dewey Cox flashbacks about the opening scenes, right? Everything before Okinawa was little better than Hallmark movie quality. After, the CGI was a distraction throughout, and Garfield did the crisis of faith thing way better in Silence (how wasn't he nominated for that again?). But, hoo boy, the combat scenes were stellar. Some of the best since The Thin Red Line (albeit without nearly the level of moral complexity). All in all, a good-not-great war flick that deserved every Golden Globe nomination it got and none of the Oscars. Much better than I was expecting though.

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