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Old 14th October 2018
Originally Posted by bill5 View Post
Hacksaw Ridge - Based on a true story of a medic in WW2. Liked it but could have been a lot better, esp in character development. Also at times it digressed to seriously cheesy cliches, which if they didn't hit us over the head with it could have worked so much better. There were also numerous scenes of pointless gore/etc. Yeah the realism of war, blah blah, but it was still excessive, had a kind of shoved in your face feel. Basically an uneven film which still is well worth the watch. I thought the actors did an excellent job, just that the screenplay needed work.
I've heard some good reviews on this one but I haven't watched it yet.