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Film Review - Saving Private Ryan

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ACTION, DRAMA, WAR............, is this what you want to see in a movie. Then "Saving Private Ryan" is the movie that will fill those needs. A film that can not be described only be seen to know what its like. Directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat who brings you an Academy-Award- winning film, released 11 September 1998. Based on a World War 2 drama. US soldiers try to save their comrade, paratrooper Private Ryan, who is stationed behind enemy lines. This powerful, Searing, heartbreaking, so intense it turns your body into a single tube of clenched muscle, this is simply the greatest war movie ever made, realistic re-creation of WW2's D-day's invasion. Saving Private Ryan is notable for the intensity of its opening 30 minutes. ...read more.


The noise is astonishing. Your hands tremble; your breath comes in dry, hurtful spurts. Then the landing gate falls and in the very first instant, German machine gun fire spits through the boat. On the beach you see unforgettable, bloody images of bodies being cut to pieces by bullets, limbs blown off and you can see the tide coming in all red filled with blood, with bodies floating around. In the opening scene the camera focuses on the American flag then pans to a veteran who is walking in a cemetery. The camera closes up to his eyes and you see tears coming out. You see a cemetery with over one hundred tombstones. The music is really sad which makes you feel sad. ...read more.


As soon as the boats gate falls. It begins. Bullets start flying by killing most of the people trapped in the boat. Then everything goes slow motion you can see the people all around with blood on them dying. We are shown a grenade that blows up and your own men are on the floor with fire on them you see the blood in the sea all red. Every soldier that tries to move forward is shot. Then you see that everything is normal again the captain is determined to kill the Germans Overall, I think "Saving Private Ryan" is earth shattering. It is certainly the most violent, gory, visceral re -creation of war I have ever seen on screen and that if you love violence, Action, blood and something to do with weapons. Then "Saving Private Ryan" is the film to watch. Your eyes will be glued to the screen until it finishes. ...read more.

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