Never give up. Never give in.
DIRECTED BY: Joe Wright
WRITTEN BY: Anthony McCarten
STARRING: Gary Oldman, Lily James and Kristin Scott Thomas
SYNOPSIS: During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds. (IMDB)
FULL REVIEW: CONTAINS SPOILERS
Darkest Hour is a suspenseful war drama that finds its story shining bright in the bleakest time. While the cinematography is a bit generic and the supporting cast is unmemorable, this character-driven story rises to the occasion as Gary Oldman’s charismatic, masterful performance bears the weight of this heavy tale.
1 = Fair 2 = Good 3 = Very Good 4 = Excellent
★★★★ – Premise
★★★★ – Story
★★★☆ – Characters
★★★☆ – Visual Effects
★★★★ – Dialogue
★★★☆ – Visuals
★★★☆ – Soundtrack
★★★★★★★★½☆ 8.5/10 – Recommend
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